Hewitt digs hole, climbs out to beat Gaudio at French Open

Updated: May 31, 2007, 3:22 PM ET
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PARIS -- Lleyton Hewitt rallied from two sets down for the fourth time in his career Thursday and beat 2004 champion Gaston Gaudio 4-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the French Open.

Also Thursday, two-time tournament champion Rafael Nadal also advanced to the third round, sweeping aside Italian qualifier Flavio Cipolla 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

Hewitt, a two-time Grand Slam champion, missed two months because of a back injury and returned at the Rome Masters in ...

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