Hingis aims to return (possibly for US OPEN) - TennisForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 18th, 2002, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 4,704
                     
Hingis aims to return (possibly for US OPEN)

Injured Hingis aims to return to competition in September

July 18, 2002


ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) -- Martina Hingis is training three or four hours a day and might try to return to action at the U.S. Open, a Swiss newspaper reported Thursday.

The five-time major champion has been sidelined since ankle surgery in Zurich on May 20. She missed the French Open and Wimbledon -- the first Grand Slam events Hingis has skipped since she turned pro in 1994.

Hingis' ankle is somewhat swollen, but in addition to her tennis practice, she's also bicycling, swimming and roller blading.

``I have to be a little careful not to put too much stress on it,'' Hingis told daily newspaper Blick.

The court she's been practicing on in Saddlebrook, Fla., is covered by a soft, rubberized surface to ease the impact on her ankle. Next week, she plans to start working on a hard court, the newspaper said.

Hingis' adviser, Mario Widmer, reportedly has said she still could enter the U.S. Open, which starts Aug. 26.

The 21-year-old Hingis, who won the U.S. Open in 1997, missed Monday's entry deadline, but she still could receive a wild card from tournament organizers.
Robbie. is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 18th, 2002, 09:55 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Tulsa
Posts: 931
 
I think this is already in a thread below. Thanks for the info.
Bella is offline  
post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 18th, 2002, 10:00 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 13
 
I've played on a "soft" hardcourt before. I like them, but it started to drizzle during my match, and they get very slippery. Careful Martina!
ModernAge is offline  
post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 18th, 2002, 10:02 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: :noitacoL
Posts: 16,998
                     
i miss you martina
Jordan. is offline  
post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 18th, 2002, 10:04 PM
Senior Member
 
Daniel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Cape Town
Posts: 19,041
                     


GO MARTINA HINGIS!!!!!!!!
Myskina, kirilenko, chakvetadze. Douchevina, Petrova, Clijsters, Zvonareva, Dementieva, Vaidiosava, Voskoboeva, !!!!!

Daniel is offline  
post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 19th, 2002, 04:09 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 483
                     
I am sure that Hingis will play in US OPEN ..definitely

HINGIS...........FOREVER......
adison-hingis is offline  
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 19th, 2002, 05:20 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 570
                     
As long as she's 100% or better, I don't mind if she's back by then.

DANIELA HANTUCHOVA = #1

Good luck Nathalie Dechy & Dinara Safina too!
Freefall is offline  
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 19th, 2002, 07:32 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: melbourne
Posts: 359
                     
go martiiii !!!
ASTRID is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TennisForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Image Verification
Please enter the six letters or digits that appear in the image opposite.

Registration Image

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome