Classic Rivalry: Marat Safin vs. Lleyton Hewitt

Marat Safin

Lleyton Hewitt

Head to Head: 7-7

On Clay: 2-1

On Hard: 3-5

On Grass: 0-1

In Finals: 2-1

Titles: 15-28

Turned Pro: 1997-1998

Both these players matched up well and produced a solid rivalry playing each other 14 times and splitting the honors.

They met in the 2005 Australian Open final, which Safin won after a terrible start.

Watch Classic Match: Australian Open Final 2005

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