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Martina Hingis - Chronology

Famous Sports StarsTennisMartina Hingis Biography - Born To Play, Turns Professional, Chronology, Dominates Women's Tennis, Power Overcomes Finesse - CONTACT INFORMATION


1980 Born in Kosice, Slovakia
1994 Turns professional; ends year ranked No. 87
1996 Becomes youngest player to ever win Wimbledon; ends year ranked No. 4
1997 Becomes youngest player in the twentieth century win a Grand Slam title; becomes youngest player to attain No. 1 ranking
1998 Becomes youngest player to defend a Grand Slam title; ends season ranked No. 2; attains No. 1 doubles ranking
1999-2000 Ends seasons ranked No. 1
2001 Ends season ranked No. 4
2002 Ends season ranked No. 11
2003 Does not play in the Australian Open, the season's first Grand Slam, due to nagging injury

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