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Stats Corner: Hingis' Doubles Feats

Grand Slam doubles titles and weeks spent as simultaneous singles and doubles No.1 are just a couple of lists Martina Hingis ranks on.

Published July 19, 2013 12:01

Stats Corner: Hingis' Doubles Feats
Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis announced earlier this week that she will return to the doubles circuit on the WTA starting with the Southern California Open. It would surprise few if she started racking up titles again considering her doubles history. Here are some of the highlights of that résumé:

Open Era Grand Slam doubles titles:
1. Martina Navratilova: 31
2. Pam Shriver: 20
3. Natasha Zvereva: 18
4. Gigi Fernández: 17
5t. Serena Williams: 13
5t. Venus Williams: 13
7. Jana Novotna: 12
8. Virginia Ruano Pascual: 10
9t. Martina Hingis: 9
9t. Helena Sukova: 9

Open Era calendar-year Grand Slam winners in doubles:
Martina Navratilova: 1984
Pam Shriver: 1984
Martina Hingis: 1998

Weeks spent as simultaneous singles & doubles World No.1:
1. Martina Navratilova: 103
2. Martina Hingis: 29
3. Serena Williams: 9
4. Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario: 7
5t. Kim Clijsters: 3
5t. Lindsay Davenport: 3
Note: Venus Williams also has been No.1 in singles and doubles, though never simultaneously

Other Hingis doubles stats:
- 35 weeks as World No.1 (15th most all-time)
- 37 WTA titles (22nd most of Open Era)

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