of Australia will be aiming to make a great run in Australia next year and perhaps win the Australian Open in Melbourne for the 1st time in his career.
The Australian was the world number 1 in 2001 and 2002 and he has won both Wimbledon and the US Open in Flushing Meadows New York.
Hewitt reached the final of the Australian Open in Melbourne back in 2005 but he lost in the final in 4 sets to the Russian Marat Safin.
This year Hewitt was beaten in the 3rd round of the Australian Open in straight sets by the then world number 1 Roger Federer.
Federer went on to win the title for the 4th time in his career when he beat the British Number 1 Andy Murray in straight sets in the final 6-3 6-4 7-6.
Since then however Rafael Nadal has take over as world number 1.