MARTINA HINGIS

  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis suffer shock first defeat 4 days ago

    Stuttgart: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis lost their first competitive match as a women's doubles team as they crashed out of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. First-time pairing of Petra Martic and Stephanie Vogt pulled of a straight set stunner, 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday. Martic and Vogt were playing together for the...
  • Fed Cup: Martina Hingis loses again but Switzerland beat Poland 3-2 1 week ago

    Zielona: Five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis lost both her singles matches but finished on the winning team as Switzerland beat Poland 3-2 on Sunday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff. Swiss victory was sealed when Timea Bacsinszky and Victorija Golubic beat Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska and Alicja Rosolska 2-6, 6-4,...
  • Martina Hingis back in Fed Cup after half a lifetime away April 16, 2015

    The last time Martina Hingis appeared in the Fed Cup for Switzerland she was a 17-year-old four-times grand slam champion with the world at her feet. Half a lifetime later, aged 34, she returns to the team competition this weekend in a World Group playoff tie in Poland having re-launched her...
  • Tendulkar, Kohli congratulate Sania on becoming World No. 1 April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles. Modi called the achievement "an excellent accomplishment" on his twitter page Monday after Mirza won the Family Circle title...
  • Sania Mirza delighted to become World No.1 in doubles April 13, 2015

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Sania Mirza said that she is very proud and happy to achieve the feat and is looking forward for upcoming tournaments. ...
  • Celebrities praise Sania Mirza on twitter April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: A host of sports celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank. Sania won the WTA Family Circle Cup with Swiss legend Martina Hingis to reach atop the ranking table. Mahesh Bhupathi,...
  • Sania Mirza becomes Women's doubles World No. 1 April 12, 2015

    Sania created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles. ...
  • Sania Mirza creates history, becomes World No. 1 player in doubles April 12, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza on Sunday created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles, following her stupendous title win at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina Hingis. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair blew away the challenge of Casey Dellacqua...
  • Sania Mirza one win away from becoming No 1 doubles player April 12, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis survived a tough test to reach the final of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament on Saturday. The No.1 seeded Hingis and Mirza beat 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a rain-affected semi-final. If they win the title, Mirza will be the new...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis secure top spot on leaderboard for WTA Finals April 11, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis secured the No.1 position on the doubles leaderboard for the end-of-season tennis championships after defeating Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues and Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova in the quarter-finals of the Family Circle Cup. The No.1 seeded Hingis and Mirza battled Medina Garrigues and Shvedova for an hour...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis move into semis of Family Circle Cup April 11, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis beat Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan to reach the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament's semi-finals. The No. 1-seeded Hingis and Mirza battled Medina Garrigues and Shvedova for an hour and 41 minutes for a 7-5, 4-6, 13-11 victory, fighting off...
  • Sania-Hingis enter Charleston WTA doubles quarter-finals April 9, 2015

    Charleston: Fresh from their second straight title triumph in the Miami Open earlier this week, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis entered the women's doubles quarter-finals of the Charleston WTA event. The top-seeded duo battled past the Rodionova sisters of Australia, Anastasia and Arina, 6-7, 6-3,...
  • Martina Hingis rejoins Swiss Fed Cup team after 17 year absence April 8, 2015

    Bern: Martina Hingis has rejoined Switzerland's Fed Cup team for the first time in 17 years to help gain eligibility for next year's Olympics. The five-time Grand Slam singles winner, now a doubles specialist, has been picked for Switzerland's World Group playoff at Poland on April 18-19. Hingis must play in the...
  • Sania Mirza inches closer to world number one doubles rank April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza took a giant leap towards becoming world number one player in the doubles by pocketing 1000 ranking points, following her stupendous title win in the Miami Open with partner Martina Hingis. Sania's ranking remained at number three but she closed the gap to just 145 points with...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win Miami Open title April 6, 2015

    Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated Russian pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in straight sets to win the Miami Open women's doubles title. It was their second title in a row. The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair overcame a sluggish start to take the title with a 7-5, 6-1 scoreline. Sania and...
  • Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis reach final of Miami Open April 4, 2015

    Miami: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis are in line to win their second title in a row as they breezed into the final of the Miami Open with a straight sets win over Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic. The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair got the better of seventh seeds 6-2, 6-4...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis enter Miami Open doubles semis April 1, 2015

    Miami: Fresh from their maiden win in the Paribas Open title last month, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis have entered the women's doubles semi-fnals of the Miami Open. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss duo served past the Rodionova sisters, Anastasia and Arina, 6-3, 6-4 in the quarter-final...
  • Sania Mirza is now world number three in doubles March 23, 2015

    Sania Mirza jumped to her career-best rank of three in the doubles, following her stupendous title win at the BNP Paribas Open with Swiss great Martina Hingis. Sania now sits at number three with 6885 points, behind Italians Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani, who share the top spot with 7640 points...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win BNP Paribas Open title March 22, 2015

    Indian Wells: Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza have completed a dream first tournament together, beating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open women's doubles title. The No.1 seeds, Hingis and Mirza didn't even lose more than four games in any set all fortnight. After cruising through...
  • Partnership with Sania will depend on results: Martina Hingis March 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Former world number one Martina Hingis says the future of her partnership with India's top player Sania Mirza would depend on the results they get on the WTA circuit. Sania split with Chinese Taipei's Hsieh after playing only four tournaments together this season. Hingis said since the two of them play...
  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis gift PM Narendra Modi autographed racquets March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Tennis legends Leander Paes and Martina Hingis presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi autographed racquets with which they won the Australian Open mixed doubles title on February 1. "It was wonderful meeting you @mhingis & @Leander! Kind of you @mhingis & @Leander to present autographed racquets with which you played...
  • Sania Mirza to pair with Martina Hingis March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: India's top tennis player Sania Mirza has decided to partner former world number one Martina Hingis on the WTA circuit, splitting with Hsieh Su-wei after partnering the Chinese Taipei player in only four tournaments this season. In four tournaments together, they made two second round exits (Dubai and Australian...
  • Tennis star Leander Paes says he will play for 2-3 years more February 5, 2015

    Indian tennis star Leander Paes clinched his 15th Grand Slam title as he and Swiss ace Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mixed-doubles title in Melbourne. ...
  • Special to win the Australian Open mixed doubles with Hingis: Paes February 2, 2015

    India's Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensational win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles final and improve their respective Grand Slam count to 15. ...
  • Unstoppable Leander Paes wins his 15th Grand Slam February 2, 2015

    Experience did come through in the semis and finals, which helped us win", said Leander Paes, who partnered Martina Hingis to win Australian Open 2015 mixed doubles title....
  • It's a treat to play with Martina Hingis, says Leander Paes February 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis, two legends of the game, were all praise for each other after wining their first Grand Slam together as the Indian ace called it a "treat to win title" with the 'Swiss Miss'. Paes, contesting his 25th season on the ATP World Tour, and the...
  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis win Australian Open mixed doubles title February 1, 2015

    Indian tennis ace Leander Paes clinched his 15th Grand Slam title as he and Swiss ace Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mixed-doubles title on Sunday. ...
  • Paes-Hingis storm into Aussie Open mixed doubles final, Sania-Soares bow out January 30, 2015

    Melbourne: Leander Paes kept himself in line for his 15th Grand Slam title by reaching the Australian Open mixed doubles final with Martina Hingis but Sania Mirza bowed out with Bruno Soares after losing the semi-final on Friday. The seventh seeded Indo-Swiss pair recorded a comfortable 7-5 6-4 win over...
  • Sania-Soares, Paes-Hingis pairs reach Australian Open semis January 28, 2015

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and Leander Paes were on course for a Australian Open showdown as they reached the mixed doubles semi-finals with their respective partners, Wednesday. Sania Mirza and her top-seeded Brazilian partner Bruno Soares carved out an easy 6-2, 6-2 win over the home pair of Casey Dellacqua and John...
  • Leander Paes advances, Rohan Bopanna out of Australian Open January 25, 2015

    Melbourne: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis entered the mixed doubles second round, while the Indo-Czech combination of Rohan Bopanna and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova faltered in the first round of the Australian Open on Sunday. The Indo-Swiss pair of Paes and Hingis defeated Australian pair of Masa Jovanovic and Sam Thompson 6-2,...