Hingis done for season, undecided on playing in 2014

by: Matt Cronin September 19, 2013

AP Photo

Former No. 1 Martina Hingis has ended her season, TENNIS.com has learned. Hingis returned to the WTA in August to play doubles with Daniela Hantuchova, but the pair failed to get out of the second round of any of the five tournaments that they contested.

After her loss to top seeds Sara Errani and Robert Vinci at the U.S. Open, Hingis said that she planned on playing Tokyo and Beijing. The Hall of Famer was listed on Tokyo’s web site as planning to play and then withdrawing  for “personal reasons,” but a member of Hingis' camp told TENNIS.com that while both Tokyo and Beijing offered her wild cards, she never accepted them.

Hingis will still travel to Tokyo to take part in the event’s 30th anniversary celebration.

The 32-year-old Hingis—who came back for the second time in her career this season—has yet to decide whether she will compete again next year.

More Stories

Victoria Azarenka putting in the work for summer return to WTA tour

Win or lose, Azarenka said that her life has already changed for the better. 

Venus Williams: I leave 'all my guts, blood, sweat, tears' on court

The seven-time Grand Slam champion added that she's just fine with on-court coaching. 

Karolina Pliskova into Miami Open semis; Nishikori, Nadal in quarters

Pliskova improved to 23-3 this year, the best record on the women's tour.