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Did Hingis Really Teach Federer How To Win?

Martina Hingis once half-joked that she taught Roger Federer how to win, as their first time collaboration produced a victory at 2001 Hopman Cup for Switzerland. Before that win, the 19 year old Federer still had not won anything on the ATP World Tour, no titles and no impact at Grand Slams. Hingis had won […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Martina Hingis Interview

By Scoop Malinowski STATUS: Former WTA no. 1 player. First became no. 1 at age 16. Won 25 total Grand Slam titles. DOB: September 30, 1980 In: Kotice, Slovakia HOBBIES/INTERESTS: I’m into the Internet and checking out the scores on the news. Also, in-line skating, horseback riding, theater, skiing, hiking and biking. Also, I love […] Continue to read full article...

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Players Who Retire But Then Unretire

Xavier Malisse retired from tennis in 2013 after a 16 year career but got the itch to compete again last year at Antwerp doubles with the player he coached Lloyd Harris and reached the semis in the doubles draw. 42 year old Malisse is playing Antwerp doubles again this year with Diego Schwartzman and they […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis has been around since the 13th century and originated in France. It was initially called jeu de paume (“game of the palm”) and was later developed into the sport we know and love today: a complex ball-to-racket, outdoor game. Women’s tennis was introduced in 1884, with Billie Jean King becoming the first female to […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Back in 2001 after the Indian Wells incident, where the crowd booed the Williams family for suspecting a family fix was in play when Venus withdrew from her semifinal vs sister Serena shortly before the match was about to be played, stiffing the public who paid top dollar for their tickets. Allegations […] Continue to read full article...

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Martina Hingis Tribute

Hingisfist-pumpCamerraWorkG By Scoop Malinowski Tennis will never be the same. One of the all time great and most unique champions has decided to move on. Martina Hingis has announced her retirement, while at pinnacle of her game. "I want to stop on top," said Hingis who is the reigning Wimbledon (mixed) and US Open doubles champion (and mixed) and ranked no. 1 in doubles right now. She battled the best from the 90s to today, won with everyone from Anna Kournikova to Mary Pierce, to Roger Federer and Leander Paes. Hingis won 25 major titles. Continue to read full article...

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