Federer or Wawrinka? Martina Hingis Uncertain Over Mixed Doubles Partner for Rio Olympics

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 | 0


Switzerland’s ace tennis player, Martina Hingis, has still not corroborated with either of her two compatriots – Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka – on representing their country at the prestigious Rio Olympics 2016.

The 34-year-old, who recently enjoyed double success at the US Open 2015 after pulling off both the women’s doubles (with Sania Mirza) and mixed doubles (with Leander Paes), said that she’s spoken to both Federer and Wawrinka for the Olympics but continues to await a final call from the duo.

“I would be very happy to play the Olympics, and I asked Roger. I asked Stan. I think we still have time, but I feel like I’m in a very luxury position to have that opportunity to play with either Roger or Stan,” Hingis was quoted as per saying by NBC Sports.


As per the report, Hingis first went up to Federer – a 17-time Grand Slam champion. But, he expressed concerns over playing across all the three events at the sport’s mega event, and in order to prioritize his goals, he still perhaps continues to ponder upon the potential partnership.

Hingis, then, approached Wawrinka – winner of 2 Grand Slam titles – who took interest in the offer made but insisted upon taking a call only after Federer’s confirmation.

So, who do you think should partner Hingis – Federer or Wawrinka?


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