Originally Posted by NadalAgassi
Some thought Hingis at her best was a better version of Evert. Evert herself said so many times on air.
They were decidedly wrong on so many levels beyond talent and skill. . Mostly about the girl's basic sense of discipline, and drive and character. Chris Evert had a will to be champion, almost unmatched in history. That is what it takes to stay 1,2, or 3 in the world and never let your ranking fall below, for 16 straight years despite half a dozen stronger or faster players.