It’s been 14 years since tennis star Martina Hingis held the No. 1 singles ranking. This year she’s returning to the US Open to compete in doubles, with Italy’s Flavia Pennetta. Hingis warmed up this summer as a member of the Washington Kastles of World TeamTennis. "Winning with my teammates, that's the highlight," Hingis said. "Just like anybody, I am motivated by playing well, making good deals and victories, of course. That's my motivation."
Legendary Billie Jean King told USA Today she thinks Hingis can win in New York again in doubles. The Hall of Famer King explained: "What it really comes down to, though, is her tennis intelligence. The way she develops a point shows her intelligence. I can't think of a smarter player, ever."
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