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Hingis questioned by police

ESPN staff
October 30, 2013
Martina Hingis came out of retirement this year to play doubles © PA Photos

Martina Hingis has been questioned by Swiss police after her estranged husband said he was attacked by the five-time grand slam champion and her family.

Schwyz canton police spokesman Florian Grossmann says Hingis and her mother, Melanie Molitor, and her mother's boyfriend Mario Widmer were interviewed at its headquarters last week.

French equestrian athlete Thibault Hutin has said he was attacked on September 23 at his home in Feusisberg. Hutin claimed Hingis and Molitor hit him, and Widmer struck him with a DVD player.

Grossmann told the Associated Press the canton justice department will decide any possible action. No timetable was set for a decision.

Hingis, 33, came out of retirement this year to play doubles with Daniela Hantuchova at various tournaments, including the US Open.

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