Net Worth: $25 Million
Martina Hingis is a former Swiss professional tennis player. She is a former world number one and ranks 9th in the all-time ranking list released by the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals). Martina’s net worth stands at $25 Million according to the latest estimates.
Hingis has spent 209 weeks in total as the world #1. She has won three Australian Opens, one Wimbledon title, and one US Open. She has thus won a total of five Grand Slam titles. Martina has won nine Grand Slam women’s double titles, a calendar-year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title as well. Martina had to leave the game early because of ligament injuries in both ankles. Aged only 32 at the end of 2012, she would have surely won many more titles. She returned to tennis after many surgeries in 2006, but could not continue, and had to leave the game again.
Martina was born in Kosice in today’s Slovakia. Her parents were Melanie Molitorova and Karol Hingis, both of them were celebrated tennis players. Melanie was ranked 10th while her father Karol was ranked 19th among tennis players. The two separated when Martina was just six years of age. The mom and daughter re-located to Switzerland. She started playing tennis at an early age of 2 years, and entered her first tournament at the age of 4.
At the age of 12, Martina won the Grand Slam junior title at the French Open. That was in 1993. She was able to retain the title in 1994. She won the Wimbledon too. Martina made her professional debut in 1994. She was ranked #87.
Martina Hingis has certainly been among the finest tennis players ever seen. She has been included in the list of Legends of Women’s Tennis – Past, Present and Future by the Time magazine. She has also been included into the International Tennis Hall Of Fame.