Belinda Bencic is a Swiss professional tennis player who was born on March 10, 1997. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has her at No. 4, which she attained in February 2020. Bencic has won five singles wins and two doubles trophies on the WTA Tour, including a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Belinda Bencic was born to Slovak parents and began playing at the age of two. Melanie Molitor her coach, Martina Hingis’ her mother, also coached her from 2004 to 2012.
She is currently training with her father, Ivan Bencic. Bencic is a smart player who smashes the ball early. She possesses a strong backhand and returns serves expertly.
At the age of 17, Belinda Bencic reached the quarterfinals of the 2014 US Open. She became the first American woman to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open since Hingis in 1997. She beat Angelique Kerber and Jelena Jankovic, two of the top ten players in the world, there.
Bencic was named WTA Newcomer of the Year in 2014, the same year she reached the WTA Finals in Tianjin. She won her first championship at Eastbourne International in 2015, defeating Agnieszka Radwanska.
She gave her finest performance of the year in Canada, where she won the title. In the semifinals, Bencic defeated World No. 1 Serena Williams, who entered the tournament with only one loss in the 2015 season and had won the first three Grand Slam titles.
Bencic hit new heights in tennis in 2016, when she was 18 years old, when she finished second in the St. Petersburg Ladies’ Trophy and was ranked number seven in the world.
She became the first adolescent to reach the top ten in the WTA rankings since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009. Her ranking was later lowered due to injuries.
Bencic won the Hopman Cup in both 2018 and 2019, partnering with tennis legend Roger Federer in both years. She won the title in Dubai in 2019. In the same year, she advanced to the semi-finals of the US Open.
In Dubai, Moscow, Eastbourne, and Toronto, Bencic has won four WTA singles titles. Her best Grand Slam performance came in the 2019 US Open semi-finals. Bencic’s highest career ranking is number four in the world.
Following the WTA Tour’s restart in August, Bencic missed the majority of the events. In her sole Grand Slam event in 2020, the Australian Open, she advanced to the Round of 32. Her current WTA ranking is number 12 in the world.
Net worth and endorsements
She has earned around $8,167,812 in on-court earnings so far. Her net worth is believed to be $5 million.
Bencic plays with a YONEX EZONE 100 racquet. She is also a member of IMG. She dresses in Nike clothing. Mood, Rolex, Roland, Cornercard, and Miele are among the other brands that have endorsed her. She’s also associated with Hugi Pro Sport, Update Fitness, and the academy of fellow WTA player Dominika Cibulkova.
Bencic pledged to donate money for every double fault she made in the first four tournaments of 2020. The money was given to persons who had been affected by the Australian bushfires.
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