Federer to mix it with Hingis
Published 17/08/2011 | 05:00
Roger Federer has approached Martina Hingis about playing mixed doubles together for Switzerland at next year's Olympics.
Federer says he has not spoken to Hingis about coming out of retirement, but one of his representatives has contacted the 30-year-old star. Hingis, a former World No 1, has won five Grand Slam tournaments and retired in 2007.
Mixed doubles has been added to the London Games.
Federer said if he played with anyone he wanted it to be Hingis. He has practised with her and played with her at the Hopman Cup.
Federer is playing at the Western & Southern Open, a tune-up for the US Open that begins on August 29.
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