18 Facts About Martina Hingis

1. On 30 September 2018, her 38th birthday, Martina Hingis announced her first pregnancy via social media.

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2. On 20 July 2018, Martina Hingis married former sports doctor Harald Leemann in Switzerland in a secret ceremony at the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz.

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3. On 10 December 2010, in Paris, Martina Hingis married then-24-year-old Thibault Hutin, a French equestrian show jumper she had met at a competition the previous April.

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4. At the US Open, Martina Hingis emerged victorious from both the women's and the mixed doubles competition.

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5. At the Miami Open, Mirza and Martina Hingis lost in the second round to Margarita Gasparyan and Monica Niculescu.

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6. On 5 June 2011, Martina Hingis, paired with Lindsay Davenport, won the Roland Garros Women's Legends title, defeating Martina Navratilova and Jana Novotna in the final.

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7. On 5 May 2010, it was announced that Martina Hingis would reunite with her doubles partner Anna Kournikova.

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8. At the start of 2010, Martina Hingis defeated former world No 1 Lindsay Davenport, and hinted at a possible return to tennis.

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9. In 2009, Martina Hingis took part in the British television dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing.

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10. In November 2007, Martina Hingis called a press conference to announce that she was under investigation for testing positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, during a urine test taken by players at Wimbledon.

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11. At the Australian Open, Martina Hingis won her first three rounds without losing a set before defeating China's Li Na in the fourth round.

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12. At Wimbledon, Martina Hingis lost in the third round to Ai Sugiyama.

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13. In February 2003, at the age of 22, Martina Hingis announced her retirement from tennis, due to her injuries and being in pain.

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14. The only Grand Slam singles title that Martina Hingis failed to win in 1997 was the French Open, where she lost in the final to Iva Majoli.

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15. In 1997, Martina Hingis became the undisputed World No 1 women's tennis player.

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16. In 1996, Martina Hingis became the youngest Grand Slam champion of all time, when she teamed with Helena Sukova at Wimbledon to win the women's doubles title at age 15 years and 9 months.

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17. In 1993, 12-year-old Martina Hingis became the youngest player to win a Grand Slam junior title: the girls' singles at the French Open.

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18. In July 2013, Martina Hingis came out of retirement to play the tournaments of the North American hard-court season alongside Daniela Hantuchova.

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