she partnered Sania Mirza in March 2015; together they won three consecutive Grand Slam titles.
During her comeback, Hingis also won all four Grand Slam mixed doubles tournaments alongside Leander Paes and a silver medal with Timea Bacsinszky at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova, and Mary Carrillo called the matches (along with John Lloyd, Barry Mac Kay, and Jim Lampley).
The three of them, all former tennis stars themselves (Carillo never rose very high in the rankings, but did do well playing mixed doubles with her childhood friend John Mc Enroe), sat in a booth at the All England Club commentating on statistics, rules, rackets, and court conditions for hours every day.
Navratilova holds the records for most singles (167) and doubles titles (177) in the open era.Tennis was too country club for our blue collar crowd.We cheered for football in the fall and then muddled the rest of the year sports-less.They proclaimed Venus and Serena Williams would be the next big thing in tennis, and debated about who was the better athlete. But there are likely many other fantastic pairings you never knew about or totally forgot about or vaguely remember but not really anymore! *indicates that one member of the couple has refused to confirm the relationship “Why was it kept so quiet at the time?Martina Navratilova and longtime girlfriend Julia Lemigova are married.