Martina Hingis, Thelma Coyne Long inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

Another inductee was Australian legend Long, who is now 94 years old and won a total of 19 Grand Slam titles between the 1930s and 1950s. Hall of Famer Rod Laver accepted Long's award on her behalf.

updated: July 14, 2013 18:22 IST
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Newport, United States: Former tennis great Martina Hingis was among others to be inducted into the International Hall of Fame here.

Thelma Coyne Long, Cliff Drysdale, Charlie Pasarell and Ion Tiriac also entered the elite group Saturday for their contribution to the sport.

Hingis, a former women's World No.1 in both singles and doubles who collected 15 Grand Slam titles in total, received the highest honour in tennis.

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