No. 1-ranked women's tennis player Martina Hingis signed a major $2 million to $3 million sponsorship agreement with Merrill Lynch, according to executives close to the player. Ms. Hingis is represented by Octagon Athlete Representation, McLean, Va., and could be featured in future Merrill Lynch advertising. Octagon and Merrill Lynch executives declined comment.
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