Hingis's second comeback starts off easy
Former tennis world number one Martina Hingis may not be coming back to WTA singles, but her doubles comeback has got off to a quick start. Martina Hingis is back after retiring twice. The 32-year-old Swiss great played her first Women's Tennis Association (WTA) match since 2007 at the Southern California Open on Wednesday, teaming with Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova for a 6-1, 6-1 doubles victory over Germany's Julia Görges and Croatian Darija Jurak.
But she said on Wednesday she wasn't contemplating a return to singles play. Hingis, who won five Grand Slam singles titles and nine in doubles and was ranked No 1 in the world for a total of 209 weeks, said she didn't think she had the appetite for the training that would be necessary to a singles career.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Mail & Guardian