While Bernard Tomic suffered the fastest loss in the ATP history and being sent home after just 28 minutes on court in Miami; his countryman Lleyton Hewitt reached a much more glorious milestone.
The Australian came out victorious from his first-round clash against Dutchman Robin Haase 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Former world No. 1 Hewitt is only the third player in the ATP history to join this exclusive club together with the Roger Federer (942) and Rafael Nadal (675).
Hewitt, 33, had to fight back after losing the first set against Haase, but it seems like he wasn’t putting himself under too much pressure.
"It's not something you focus on, to tell you the truth. I totally forgot," Hewitt commented on his 600th triumph to reporters after the match. "Today was just like another match and an opportunity to go out there and play well.”
"Obviously afterwards, it's a great milestone. Not many people get to achieve that. Not
many people get the opportunity to get close to that, so it means I've been around for an awfully long time as well. I'm getting old.”
Hewitt, who currently sit at No. 44 in the ATP world rankings, will now face Rafael Nadal making his 2014 Miami Masters debut.
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