MARTINA HINGIS

  • Makarova, Vesnina win US Open women's doubles title September 7, 2014

    New York: Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam women's doubles title, ending Martina Hingis' run at the US Open. The fourthseeded Russians rallied after losing the first set to beat Hingis and Flavia Pennetta 26, 63, 62 on Saturday night. "Definitely, it was so amazing," Makarova said. "I'm...
  • SaniaCara disappoint in US Open semifinal September 5, 2014

    New York: It was the end of the road for India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black as the third seeded duo lost to SwissItalian pair Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta in straight sets in the US Open women's doubles semifinals. Sania and Cara suffered a 26, 46 loss...
  • US Open 2014: Martina Hingis in first major doubles semifinal since 2002 September 3, 2014

    Martina Hingis is back in a Grand Slam doubles semifinal for the first time since 2002. Hingis and Flavia Pennetta beat fifthseeded Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik 64, 63 on Tuesday at the US Open. The 33yearold Hingis returned from her latest retirement to play doubles last year, but she lost...
  • Martina Hingis gets Wimbledon wild card for doubles June 11, 2014

    Martina Hingis is returning to play at Wimbledon for the first time in seven years. The former singles and doubles champion from Switzerland was granted a wild card by the All England Club on Wednesday for the women's doubles tournament. Her partner is Russia's Vera Zvonareva, a former doubles winner and...
  • Martina Hingis-Sabine Lisicki win Miami doubles title March 31, 2014

    Miami: Martina Hingis made a winning return when the Swiss player and German partner Sabine Lisicki claimed the Sony Open doubles title on Sunday with a 4-6 6-4 10-5 over Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina. The title was the 33-year-old Hingis's first since winning the doubles in Doha in...
  • Azarenka pulls out of Key Biscayne tournament March 13, 2014

    Key Biscayne: Two-time Key Biscayne champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the upcoming Sony Open because of a lingering foot injury. Azarenka, who pulled out Wednesday, missed last year's tournament because of an ankle injury. She played for the first time in more than a month Friday and lost at Indian...
  • Hingis quizzed by Swiss police for alleged assault October 30, 2013

    Geneva: Martina Hingis has been questioned by Swiss police after her estranged husband said he was attacked by the fivetime Grand Slam champion and her family. Schwyz canton police spokesman Florian Grossmann says Hingis, her mother Melanie Molitor and her mother's boyfriend Mario Widmer were interviewed at its headquarters last week. French...
  • Hingis loses twice on her return to Grand Slam tennis August 31, 2013

    New York: At times, Martina Hingis looked like the champion of old - such as when she was pounding forehands or placing crisp volleys right where she wanted them. At times, Hingis looked like an old champion - most notably, when she double-faulted twice to close out her loss in...
  • Hingis returns to professional tennis with doubles win in Carlsbad August 1, 2013

    Carlsbad: Martina Hingis won in her return to the WTA Tour, teaming with Daniela Hantuchova for a 61, 61 victory over Julia Goerges and Darija Jurak on Wednesday night in the Southern California Open. Hingis, the 32yearold former topranked singled player whose last tour match was in September 2007, consistently showed...
  • Hingis rules out playing singles despite doubles return August 1, 2013

    Carlsbad, California: Switzerland's former world number one Martina Hingis said her renewed hunger for competition inspired her forthcoming comeback in doubles but she has no plans to return in singles. Hingis is teaming up with Slovak Daniela Hantuchova at this week's Southern California Open with the pair slated to play an...
  • Martina Hingis comes out of retirement to play doubles at SoCal Open July 16, 2013

    California: Tennis Hall of Famer Martina Hingis plans to come out of retirement and play doubles at the Southern California Open. Hingis will play with Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia. The 32yearold Hingis will be making her first WTA tournament appearance since September 2007. The former No. 1 player in the world was often...
  • Martina Hingis to coach Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova April 15, 2013

    Moscow: Rising Russian women's tennis star Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Monday announced that fivetime Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis will be coaching her. Pavlyuchenkova rose to 20th in the world on the back of her third title in Monterrey last week, and has enlisted the retired Swiss star's help for this...
  • Martina Hingis nominated for tennis Hall of Fame September 7, 2012

    Swiss former world number one Martina Hingis, a winner of five grand slam singles titles, has been nominated for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Hingis, 31, was announced as a nominee on Thursday along with 1991 Wimbledon champion Michael Stich of Germany and Czech Helena Sukova, one of...
  • Hingis gets a twoyear ban for cocaine abuse January 4, 2008

    London: Former world No 1 Martina Hingis, who retired from tennis in November after testing positive for cocaine, was banned for two years on Friday after an independent tribunal confirmed the doping offence. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) said in a statement that the 27yearold Swiss would also forfeit the ranking...
  • In Pics: Martina Hingis, life of an ace November 2, 2007

    Former world number one Martina Hingis said on Thursday she had tested positive for cocaine during Wimbledon this year and announced she was retiring from the professional tennis. ...
  • Tennis star Martina Hingis fails dope test, retires November 1, 2007

    Zurich: Former world number one Martina Hingis said on Thursday she had tested positive for cocaine during Wimbledon this year and announced she was retiring from the professional tennis. "I have tested positive but I have never taken drugs and I feel 100 percent innocent," the fivetimes grand slam champion from...
  • Sharapova, Kuznetsova, Hingis enter third round August 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Maria Sharapova continued her good show in the US Open beating Australian Casey Dellacqua 61, 60 in 51 minutes. She will now meet Poland's Agneeska Radwanska in the next round. Fourth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova took more than an hour to beat her second round opponent Camille Pin of France...
  • US Open: Sania, Sharapova, Hingis advance easily August 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza is through to the second round of the US Open winning her match against world No. 44 Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in three sets 62, 67, 61 at the Flushing Meadows on Tuesday. The 20yearold India will now take on world No. 60 Laura Granville for a...
  • Sania beats Hingis at East West Bank Classic August 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza justified her world No 30. rank by defeating Martina Hingis of Switzerland in their second round match in the East West Bank Classic tennis tournament at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California on Tuesday. The 20yearold Sania beat world No. 12 Hingis in three sets 62,...
  • Wimbledon: Hingis, Federer enter Round II June 26, 2007

    London: Martina Hingis was nearly caught napping on a gloomy day at Wimbledon before she woke up in the nick of time on Monday to beat British wildcard Naomi Cavaday and reach the second round of the grasscourt Grand Slam. Hingis's Swiss compatriot, defending men's champion Roger Federer stepped on court...
  • Hingis pulls out of French Open May 16, 2007

    Paris: Former world number one Martina Hingis has pulled out of the French Open with a hip injury, organisers said on Wednesday. The Swiss, who has yet to win the claycourt Grand Slam event, was joined on the withdrawal list by Russian Evgenia Linetskaya, who pulled out of the tournament...
  • Swiss Miss may miss French Open May 11, 2007

    Berlin: Martina Hingis was the first casualty at Berlin's WTA tournament when the Swiss Miss was knocked out in straight sets and then raised doubts whether she will play in the French Open. The 26yearold fourth seed, and former world number one, lost the third round tie to Swiss compatriot...
  • Sharapova, Hingis enters SF in Tokyo February 2, 2007

    Tokyo: World No 1 Maria Sharapova battled her way into the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open with a 46, 60, 61 victory over Japan's Ai Sugiyama on Friday. The Russian, who won the Tokyo title in 2005, moved a step closer to a potential showdown with Martina Hingis in Sunday's...
  • Clijsters to meet Sharapova in semis January 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Kim Clijsters has progressed to the semifinals of the Australian Open beating Martina Hingis. The Belgian has already announced her retirement and this is the last time that she is playing at Melbourne Park. She will now face Maria Sharapova in the semis. Playing in her last Australian Open, Clijsters...
  • Sharapova, Hingis enter Round IV January 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Top women's seed Maria Sharapova, vying for her first Australian Open title, beat Tathiana Gorbin in straight sets to enter the fourth round. The Russian wasted no time in defeating her opponent from Italy 63, 61 and will now play the winner of the Vera Zvonareva and Ana Ivanovic...
  • Korea Open: Sania beats Hingis September 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has beaten former world No 1 Martina Hingis 46, 60, 64 in Korea Open and taken revenge for her Sunfeast Open semifinal defeat. Sania lost the first set to the Hingis, who is currently ranked 8, but came back strongly taking six games in a row to...
  • Martina Hingis wins Sunfeast Open September 24, 2006

    Kolkata: Martina Hingis won the women's singles title at the $175,000 Sunfeast Open, defeating Olga Poutchkova of Russia 60, 64 in the final at Kolkata on Sunday. ...
  • Sunfeast Open: Sania loses to Hingis September 23, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza lost her semifinal match against Martina Hingis 61, 60 in the $175,000 Sunfeast Open that is being played in Kolkata on Saturday. The Indian already down to 70 in the latest WTA rankings after a poor show this year never stretched the former world No 1 in...
  • Hingis in Kolkata for Sunfeast Open September 15, 2006

    Kolkata: Martina Hingis was accorded a traditional Indian welcome as she arrived in Kolkata on Friday to take part in the second edition of the $1.75 lakh WTA Sunfeast Open Tournament that begins from September 18. The World No 9 flew in to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport accompanied...
  • Hingis out; her quickest US Open exit September 1, 2006

    New York: Fivetimes grand slam winner Martina Hingis was ousted 62 64 by unseeded Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano in the second round on Thursday to suffer her quickest ever exit at the US Open. In her eight previous stints at Flushing Meadows, the worst showing for the 25yearold Swiss, who won...