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Lleyton and Bec Hewitt's kids aren't babies anymore. They're all grown up.

During his 18 year career of professional tennis, Lleyton Hewitt won 30 career titles earning him a spot in Aussie hearts as one of our most loved sportsmen.

Being in the spotlight for so long, the public often saw the two-time Grand Slam champion with his children, Mia, Cruz and Ava Hewitt, who he shares with wife Bec Hewitt.

Bec and Lleyton met at a charity tennis tournament in 1999. Talking to Stellar Magazine last year Bec recalled the beginning of her relationship with the tennis star.

“It was such a whirlwind, which I think was part of the reason why we ended up with such a lot of attention — because it was after only six weeks that we got engaged,” she said.

Bec is a former Home and Away star but she quit television to support the sporting career of her husband and to be a full-time mum for their three children. The couple also moved to the Bahamas for seven years for Lleyton’s work, however have recently returned to their Melbourne home.

In July last year Bec also announced that she was returning to TV to host a travel series Hello World for the Nine Network.

The two often post loved-up pics to their social media accounts, providing us all with the ultimate relationship envy.

 

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Newcombe Medal 2017

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Cup day! ????

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Great night! Congrats Sam & Britt. It was fantastic celebrating your special day! ???? @samgrothtennis @brittanyboys

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But since Lleyton retired from singles tennis, we haven’t seen their kids on our screens for a while. Remember when the tennis star would bring his kids onto the court, making for the most adorable moments?

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Lleyton Hewitt with his daughter Mia in 2008. Image via Getty.
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Lleyton Hewitt with his son Cruz in 2011. Image via Getty.
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Hewitt with Cruz and Ava in 2013. Image via Getty.
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We miss these moments. But in 2019, the kids are grown up and all seem to have emerging passions. Here's what they look like now:

Mia Hewitt, 13

Mia Hewitt appears to be interested in modelling with her mum often posting headshots of her daughter to her Instagram.

Today, Bec posted this photo from Paris Fashion Week, and the mother and daughter are difficult to tell apart.

 

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@dior Thank you for the most magical two days!! So inspired! #dior #fashion #paris #hautecouture #30montaigne

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@dior ???????????? #miarebecca

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Bec also posted a sweet tribute to her daughter in November last year for her birthday.

"I’m so grateful to have her in my life everyday! I’m a real believer that our kids are here to teach us as much as we teach them! I am always learning from Mia! How to be patient, how to be positive and how to be a better person," the television presenter said of her daughter.

 

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Yes, she is this grown up now! ???? #mia [email protected]

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Cruz Hewitt, 10

Cruz Hewitt evidently is keen on playing tennis, frequently posting photos of him playing the sport on Instagram, where he has over 4,000 followers.

Last year he even played his first tournament and more recently he practised against former World No. 1 Rafael Nadal, naturally.

Cruz can often be seen in 19-year-old Alex De Minaur's box with his dad, who is the young Aussie's mentor.

 

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Lucky enough to hit some next to one of the greats @rafaelnadal #Vamos #BrisbaneInternational

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Soaking it all up with my big brother of tennis @alexdeminaur #NewkMedalist2018 #WellDoneChamp ????

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Ava Hewitt, 8

Their youngest child Ava, eight, is into gymnastics and is more flexible than seems normal, but hey this is a family of extreme athleticism.

My legs hurt seeing these photos.

 

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Welcome to my official Instagram page!!! ????

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Victorian Championships 2018 #gymnastics #avasydney #ash

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Easy right? ???????????? @avasydneyofficial #ash

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All the kids have evidently grown up a lot, but we'll never forget their utterly adorable moments with their dad on court.

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