Hingis: Pavlyuchenkova plays like Davenport

by: Matt Cronin May 17, 2013

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Martina Hingis is enjoying coaching Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova because she says the powerful Russian is a good listener. The five-time Grand Slam champion added that it’s been a learning curve for her because they don't play anything alike.

“She plays like the ones I didn't like to play so much, like Serena or Lindsay Davenport," Hingis said in an interview with Portuguese TV.

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