Hingis inducted into Hall of Fame
Martina Hingis was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday, becoming one of the youngest members to be enshrined in one of the sport's most elite clubs. The 32-year-old from Switzerland was among a distinguished class of inductees who were formally inducted at Newport, Rhode Island. Hingis, who was seemingly born to play tennis and succeeded in fulfilling her destiny, told the crowd she was humbled by the honour.
Born in Czechoslovakia and named after Martina Navratilova, Hingis announced her arrival on the world stage when she won the 1993 French Open junior title at just 12 years of age. She turned professional two weeks before her 14th birthday and went on to achieve a series of youngest-ever records.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The New Age Online