KEN POWTAK Associated Press Martina Hingis' tennis life started right from birth and her days playing with a racket began barely after she learned to walk.
It was only fitting that she became one of the youngest players to be enshrined in the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Hingis led a large 2013 class that was inducted on Saturday during an on-court ceremony that lasted just over 90 minutes, including a 25-minute rain delay on Newport's grass courts.
Born in the former Czechoslovakia before moving to Switzerland at a young age, Hingis was named after a women's tennis great.
''My biggest influence was my mom because she was a professional player, too,'' Hingis said during a news conference before the ceremony. ''She started me when I was 2 years old. Another was Martina Navratilova, obviously - (my mom) gave me the name so that was the destiny that was programed already. When I started playing at 2 years old, that was the path.''
After the rain delay, Hingis, dressed in a p...