[Yahoo] Safin downs Hewitt at Paris Masters (AP)

Rusty Backhand
11-05-2004, 07:16 PM
Marat Safin hit 10 aces and beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-4, 7-6 (2) Friday in a showdown between U.S. Open champions to reach the Paris Masters semifinals. Safin closed in on his third title at the indoor tournament and will meet 13th-seeded Guillermo Canas next. Canas defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3. In a rematch of the 2002 final in Paris, Hewitt rallied in the second set, breaking Safin when the...