Martina Hingis is a Swiss tennis player. Martina Hingis was born on Tuesday, September 30, 1980 in Košice, Czechoslovakia (now in Slovakia). The zodiac sign is Libra. Martina Hingis is from Trübbach in Switzerland, religion is Christianity Ethnicity: Czech and nationality, Swiss.
|Real Name||Martina Hingisová Molitor|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet- 5′ 7″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 59 kg (in 2015)
in Pounds- 130 lbs (Approx.)
|Hair Colour||Light Brown|
|International Debut||Turned pro in 1994|
|Coach/Mentor||Melanie Molitor (Former Coach)|
|Nature on field||Cool|
|Achievements (main ones)||Singles
• Winner of 5 Grand Slams.
• 43 singles WTA titles, 2 ITF titles.
• She achieved the No. 1 ranking in March 1997.
• She has won 592 games in her career while losing only 142.
• Winner of 12 Graand Slams
• 55 WTA titles, 1 ITF title.
• She achieved the No. 1 ranking in June 1998.
• She has won 413 games in her career while losing only 90.
|Date of Birth||30 September 1980|
|Age (as in 2016)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Košice, Czechoslovakia (now in Slovakia)|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Karol Hingis
Mother– Melanie Molitor
|Hobbies||Horse riding, skiing, watching movies|
|Controversies||In 2007, Martina Hingis was banned for 2 years after testing positive for Cocaine. Though, She denied any wrong doing and maintained her innocence; she ‘retired’ in 2007.|
|Favourite Tennis Player||Martina Navratilova|
|Favourite Food||Japanese Cuisine, Chocolate fudge cake with Vanilla ice-cream|
|Favourite Bollywood Actress||Aishwarya Rai Bachchan|
|Boys, Family & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sergio Garcia (2001-2002)
Sol Campbell (2005-2006)
Alexander Onischenko (2007)
Radek Stepanek (Former Fiance) (2006-2007)
Andreas Bieri (Former Fiance) (2010)
Thibault Hutin (Former Husband)
|Husband||Thibault Hutin (2010-2012)|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
Interesting Facts About Martina Hingis
- Smokes Martina Hingis: No.
- Does Martina Hingis drink alcohol? Yes
- Martina’s mother said that she named her daughter after the most famous player at the time of her birth, Martina Navratilova.
- Martina Hingis started at the age of 4 and became a professional at only 14 years old.
- Melanie’s mother, Melanie Molitor, was her trainer most of her career.
- At the age of 12, Martina Hingis won the 1993 French Open Girls’ Singles title and became the youngest player to win a Grand Slam Junior title.
- In March 1997, Martina became the youngest top player in history.
- In 1998 Martina Hingis was the first athlete to appear on the cover of the American men’s magazine GQ.
- Interestingly, Hingis had announced her resignation twice, but came back both times. In 2003 she had to retire because of hip and ankle injuries. In 2007, she was forced to retire due to the ban on positive cocaine testing.
- Hingis returned in 2013 again in the professional competition, this time only as a double player and coach.
- Time Magazine recognized her in 2011 as one of the “30 legends of women’s tennis: past, present and future”.
- Martina Hingis was inducted into the 2013 International Tennis Hall of Fame.