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Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis

Tennis Player
Born Sep 30, 1980

Martina Hingis is a Swiss former professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as World No. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles titles (three Australian Opens, one Wimbledon, and one US Open). She also won nine Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Martina Hingis.


1980 Birth Born on September 30, 1980.
1987 6 Years Old Hingis's parents divorced when she was six, and she and her mother defected from Czechoslovakia in 1987 and emigrated to Trübbach in Switzerland when she was seven. … Read More


1993 - 1994 3 More Events
1996 15 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, Hingis became the youngest Grand Slam champion of all time, when she teamed with Helena Suková at Wimbledon to win the women's doubles title at age 15 years and 9 months. … Read More
1997 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Hingis became the undisputed World No. 1 women's tennis player. … Read More
1998 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Hingis won all four of the Grand Slam women's doubles titles, only the fourth in women's tennis history to do so, (the Australian Open with Mirjana Lučić and the other three events with Novotná), and she became only the third woman to hold the No. 1 ranking in both singles and doubles simultaneously. … Read More


In 2001, Switzerland, with Hingis and Roger Federer on its team, won the Hopman Cup. … Read More
Hingis set a series of "youngest-ever" records, including youngest Grand Slam singles champion of the 20th century and youngest-ever World No. 1, before ligament injuries in both ankles forced her to withdraw temporarily from professional tennis in 2002 at the age of 22. … Read More
2003 22 Years Old In February 2003, at the age of 22, Hingis announced her retirement from tennis, due to her injuries and being in pain. "I want to play tennis only for fun and concentrate more on horse riding and finish my studies." … Read More
2005 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Tennis magazine put her in 22nd place in its list of 40 Greatest Players of the TENNIS era.
2006 25 Years Old 1 More Event
With these promising results behind her, Hingis announced on 29 November her return to the WTA Tour in 2006. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Having retired for the second time in 2007, Hingis played an exhibition match at the Liverpool International tournament on 13 June 2008. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old In 2009, Hingis took part in the British television dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing (known as Dancing With The Stars in other parts of the world). … Read More
At the start of the year, Hingis defeated former world number one Lindsay Davenport, and hinted at a possible return to tennis. In February, she announced she has committed to a full season with the World TeamTennis Tour in 2010. … Read More


2011 - 2012 3 More Events
In 2013, Hingis was elected into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. … Read More
Hingis helped Sabine Lisicki during the 2014 Australian Open. … Read More
She currently plays with Sania Mirza and is ranked World No. 2 in doubles as of 20 July 2015; together they won the Wimbledon Championships on 11 July 2015. … Read More
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