[Yahoo] Hewitt advances to Sydney final (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-14-2005, 04:16 PM
Top-seeded Lleyton Hewitt of Australia won his 18th straight match in the Sydney International, beating Max Mirnyi of Belarus 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals Friday. ``I know Max's game pretty well,'' Hewitt said of his former doubles partner. ``And he knew I wasn't going to go away after losing the first set.