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"So proud that you're my boy!" Bec and Lleyton Hewitt share heartfelt dedications to son Cruz on his 12th birthday

Bec and Lleyton's only son is on the cusp of becoming a teenager.

By Bella Brennan
The end of the year is a busy time Hewitt household! Just two weeks after their oldest daughter Mia turned 15, Bec and Lleyton Hewitt's only son Cruz is celebrating his 12th birthday.
The proud parents took to social media to pay tribute to their son, sharing a slew of never-before-seen family photos.
"So proud that you're my boy! Happy 12th B'day mate @cruzhewitt 👊🏻," tennis champ Lleyton penned alongside a snap with his son on the tennis courts as they both don matching green and gold Australia uniforms.
"Happy 12th Birthday my gorgeous boy!! I love you so much! ❤️," Bec mused next to a photo of Cruz with their dog Bux.
Cruz's little sister Ava also shared a sweet throwback photo which showed the pair playing in a toy police car.
"I'm so glad you're my big brother! 🤗Happy Birthday @cruzhewitt," the ten-year-old wrote.
Bec and Lleyton Hewitt have taken to social media to pay tribute to son Cruz on his 12th birthday. (Image: Getty)
The 12-year-old has fast become a carbon copy of his dad - and not just in the looks department! Cruz has also inherited the tennis gene and has been honing in on his skills. Last year, the rising sports star took out his first tennis tournament.
Lleyton has previously spoken about how he believes Cruz will be playing in the Australian Open by the time he's 14.
"Hopefully he gets a chance to play in this great event if he wants to. Hopefully he beats me," the proud dad said.
Dad's double: "So proud that you're my boy," Lleyton shared next to this sweet snap with his mini-me son. (Image: Instagram)
While proud mum Bec shared this adorable photo of her son with their pooch Bux. (Image: Instagram)
Lleyton and Bec, who are reportedly eyeing up a move from Melbourne to Sydney, are also the parents of daughters Mia, 15, and Ava, ten, and it seems that all three of their children will be following in their famous parents' footsteps.
Eldest daughter Mia is becoming a fashionista in her own right and recently stunned fans with her glamorous, grown-up look as she rung in her 15th birthday.
As for the baby of the family, Ava's Instagram feed is flooded with pictures of herself showing off her impressive gymnastic and dance skills.
Ava Hewitt posted this throwback with her brother (Image: Instagram)

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