Another one of the all time great tennis rivalries when it comes to the women and one of the most even rivalries is that of Martina Hingis vs Serena Williams. Both were two of the best in the world and they always used to bring out the fire in each other and it was evident in the results and the quality of matches that they had against each other and there was nothing to separate the two. Martina Hingis was one of the fewest to take Serena Williams to the limit.
The Head to Head record in This Rivalry is slightly in favor of Serena Williams as out of the 13 Matches they have played against each other Serena Williams has won 7 out of those Matches and Martina Hingis has won 6 out of those Matches. Martina Hingis did great because that was the era of Serena Williams and she won 6 matches.
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So, let’s look at this great Rivalry
Martina Hingis vs Serena Williams Rivalry Head to head in Grand Slams
Martina Hingis and Serena Williams played 3 Grand Slam matches against each other and the head to head in these 3 matches is 2-1 in favor of Serena Williams. The first Grand Slam match that they had was the 1999 US Open Final where Serena Williams won in straight sets but Martina Hingis took her to the limit. Their second meeting was at 2001 Australian Open Quarter Final and here it was Martina Hingis who got the better in a 3 set classic and finally they met at the 2001 US Open semi final and here Serena Williams won in straight sets.
Martina Hingis vs Serena Williams Rivalry Other Head to Head
Other than the 3 Grand Slam Matches that they had against each other there were 10 other Matches that they had against each other and the head to head record in these 10 matches is Serena Williams won 5-5 as both of these incredible tennis players won 5 matches each. They played each other at WTA Tier 1 events as well as WTA Tier 2 events and in nations like the USA, Italy and Canada.
The following is an illustration of their Head to Head:
WTA Tier 1
WTA Tier 2
Enjoy here the match highlights of a classic between the two.
Martina Hingis v Serena Williams - Australian Open 2001 Quarter Final