MARTINA HINGIS

  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis gift PM Narendra Modi autographed racquets 9 hours 20 minutes ago

    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 3 days ago

    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,...
  • CTL: Hingis pips Radwanska as Hyderabad take 2-point lead over Pune November 24, 2014

    Pune: Swiss star Martina Hingis prevailed over world number six Agnieszka Radwanska in a very tight women's singles match to hand Hyderabad Aces a narrow two-point lead over Pune Marathas in a do-or-die Champions Tennis League (CTL) on Monday. Hyderabad are leading 15-13 with two matches to go in the South...
  • Hyderabad lead Bangalore 15-11 after three matches in CTL November 21, 2014

    Impressive wins by Mark Philippoussis and Martina Hingis in their singles matches helped Hyderabad Aces take a 15-11 lead over Bangalore Raptors at the end of the third match in their Champions Tennis League group tie on Friday. Australian Mark Philippoussis beat Bangalore's Thomas Enquist 6-4 in the legend's singles before...
  • CTL: Hyderabad Aces eke out 27-25 win over Bangalore Raptors November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Riding on spirited wins from former women's world number one Martina Hingis and veteran Australian player Mark Philippoussis, Hyderabad Aces defeated Bangalore Raptors by 27-25 margin to start their Champions Tennis League (CTL) campaign on winning note. According to the league format, the team that wins more games wins the...
  • Martina Hingis serves past Venus Williams to take Hyderabad Aces ahead November 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Showing glimpses of the past, former World No.1 Martina Hingis served past Venus Williams to give Hyderabad Aces the lead against Bangalore Raptors in the ongoing Champions Tennis League (CTL) at the Lal Bahadur Stadium, here on Monday. With the five-set battle tied at 1-1, Hingis turned on the heat...
  • 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...