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Top 10 players of the Decade - Women (Part - 1)

The 2000-09 decade can be easily considered one of the most competitive decade women's tennis has ever witnessed. With no clear domination of a single player, there were twelve different Grand Slam winners from and a series of nail-biting rivalries that regaled the tennis arena with some breath-taking tennis. As we bid goodbye to the past decade, let's take a look at some of the brightest names of the last ten years -

10- Martina Hingis

We kick off our list of the 10 best female tennis players of the decade with the player who rose to stardom not once but twice in the span of 10 years. Martina Hingis had won five majors by the time the nineties came to a close and was seen as one player who could held off the rising challenge of players like Venus Williams, Serena Williams and the Belgians Clijsters and Henin. Although her dreams of winning another slam were shattered by a rejuvenated Jennifer Capriati and the Williamses, who repeatedly got the better of the Swiss star, Hingis' Grand Slam resume in the 2000's turned out to be pretty impressive. She made it to the final of the Australian Open three years in a row (2000-02) and managed semifinal berths at the U.S. Open and French Open to confirm her consistency at such a stage in Sport. However, her biggest triumph was the 2000 WTA Championships, where she regained the top form. Hingis' comeback in 2006-07 was marked by three tour titles and quarterfinal finishes in Melbourne and.....

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Comment by Kevin Kauffman on December 23, 2009 at 5:07am
Overall I agree with the list, Henin, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Hingis, Capriati, Mauresmo, Davenport seem to stand out due to winning mulitiple grand slams or more during the last 10 years.

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