Updated: Jan 28, 2005, 9:27 AM

Vote: Is Tennis a Gentlemen's Game?


Lleyton Hewitt

The hometown Aussie favorite inched out the Argentine David Nalbandian in a grueling match -- 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 3-6, 10-8 -- to set up his semifinal meeting with Andy Roddick which he took 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 6-1.

So, granted, as Hewitt heads to the final match to face Marat Safin, he certainly has reason to celebrate, but his on-court antics have garnered a reaction ... which in turn, garnered a fine.

In Hewitt's third round victory over Juan Ignacio Chela, Hewitt was full of his notorious emotion and fervor. Having had enough of it all, Chela spat in the Hewitt's direction. The next day, the Argentine was met with a $2,000 fine for his unsportsmanlike conduct.

When do competitive outbursts cross the line of sportsmanship? Does tennis have room for passionate celebrations or frustrated eruptions? Is Lleyton out of line? Cast your vote below!

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