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Gutsy Hewitt upsets Nishikori to reach ATP Brisbane Int'l final

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Lleyton Hewitt drew on all his trademark fighting qualities to upset second seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan in the semi-finals of the Brisbane International on Saturday. 

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia celebrates after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in their semi-final match of the Brisbane International tournament, on January 4, 2014

Hewitt recovered from losing the first set to overhaul Nishikori 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 and maintain his record of never having lost an ATP semi-final on Australian soil in nine appearances.

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