Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt's actress fiance is expecting her first child with him.

The world number three has been dating HOME AND AWAY soap star BEC CARTWRIGHT since splitting from longterm partner, female tennis star KIM CLIJSTERS.

Hewitt proposed to Cartwright in January (05) after losing the final of the Australian Open.

Cartwright's publicist says, ""Their respective families are delighted with the wonderful news."

It's unknown when the baby is due.

06/05/2005 17:06