Grand Slam winner Martina Hingis announces retirement from tennis

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Swiss champ Martina Hingis announced her retirement from tennis on Friday. She will last play in WTA finals that will take place at the end of 2017. Grand Slam winner lies among the list of top female tennis title holders. She clinched several grand slams, secured number One ranking in singles as well as doubles match.

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37-year-old Martina Hingis is believed to be the finest tennis player after Roger Federer. In the BNP Paribas WTA Finals, Hingis and Taipei’s Yung-Jan Chan was among the top players. She clinched 19 games on Thursday when they reached to the semifinal round.

Hingis climb to fame in the international matches when she clinched the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open tournament. In year 1998 and 1999, Hingis triumph two Grand Slam singles titles and wins Australian Open tournament.  During year 1997 and 1999, she mislaid French Open tournament.

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In the last-eight match, Hingis-Chan, who take pleasure in a perfect 9-0 record in finals this season, defeated the 20th ranked German-Czech pair Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Kveta Peschke by 6-3, 6-2.

 

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