One of the 90s leading tennis stars Martina Hingis swayed the sports world with her unmatched talent at her early teenage, however a drugs scandal and ankle injuries cut her tennis career short. Born to tennis player parents on 30 September 1980, Martina Hingis discovered her love for tennis at a very tender. Her mother Molitorova was a celebrated tennis player of her time and her father Karol Hingis as well was one of the prominent tennis player. Martina Hingis’s fate in the tennis was set before her birth. Her mother was determined to make Martina a top player while she was pregnant with baby girl. Native of Kosice, Czechoslovakia, Martina grew up in Roznov. At age of six, she witnessed her parent’s divorce. Martina along with her mother flew to Trubbach in Switzerland. Her mother tied knot with Andreas Zogg, a Swiss man. He is a computer technician by profession. After starting practice at age 2, she faced the real tournament at age 4. She attended IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida.
Martina Hingis was once a married woman. She was married to Thibault Hutin, who is six year younger to her. The couple had begun dating after encountering each other at a competition in April 2010. Later on 8th of July 2013, her husband confronted that they have separated and claimed that his wife was cheating on him. Before marrying Hutin, she was engaged to a Swiss attorney, Andreas Bieri but they part their way before entering marriage. She has as well dated a few former tennis players, including Julian Alonso, Ivo Heuberger and Magnus Norma. Martina was briefly engaged to Radek Stepanek also. She was rumored to be in relationship with Sol Campbell. Since May 2013, Martina Hingis has been sharing romance with Spaniard David Tosas Ros.
Martina Hingis basically learned tennis from her mother. Her mother as well taught her the mind games along with strokes and shots of tennis. In the year 1993, she won a Grand Slam junior title, and became the youngest tennis player to win the title at the French Open. The following year, Martina maintained her French Open junior title and craved her name in the US Open finale. At age 14, she began her professional career in October 1994. The next year, she won a Grand Slam tournament and became the youngest player to win the title at the Australian Open. In 1996, she gained the title of being the youngest champion of Grand Slam of all the time. The same year, she won the title at Filderstad, Germany. She became the unquestionable World No. 1 female’s tennis player in 1997. After winning the title at the Australian Open in 1997, at age of sixteen, she became the youngest player to win Grand Slam singles in the twentieth century. In March, Martina became history’s youngest top ranked tennis player. That same year, she pursed horse riding, she fell which caused injuries in her knee. After a brief treatment, she returned to play at French Open but unfortunately lost to Iva Majoli. She then defeated Venus Williams in the finals at the U.S. Open. In all, she grabbed around a dozen singles titles in that year. The year 2001 was Marina’s least successful year, with only 3 victories. In 2002, she went through ankle surgery and the following year, she announced her retirement. However after three year, she made an unsuccessful comeback and lost the very first match. Following the impressive performance in World Team Tennis, she announced that she would come back to the WTA Tour. She ended the year 2006 ranked World No. 7. She began 2007 with the Australian Open. After playing a number of games in 2007, she again retired from the tennis. In the year 2009, she took part in a dancing competition called “Strictly Come Dancing”. She again returned to the game. In the year 2014, she participated at Indian Wells and 2014 Sony Open Tennis. Former World No. 1 tennis player has accumulated net worth of twenty five million dollars.
While not busy touring around the world, she loves to enjoy her hobbies. She loved to ski. Detailed information regarding her professional and personal life can be fetched via her wiki.