Belinda Bencic started playing tennis from the age of 4 and began to practice daily with Martina Hingis’ mother, Melanie Molitor.
As a junior, she won the 2013 Roland Garros and Wimbledon girls’ singles titles. Later that year, she received the honor of the ITF Junior World Champion.
Belinda turned pro in 2012 and at just 17-years-old, she made it to the quarterfinals of the 2014 US Open. Bencic won her first WTA title in Toronto at the 2015 Rogers Cup (Canadian Open), defeating 6 top-25 en route to the title and later made her top-10 debut in 2016 at just 18-years-old.
Determined not to let injuries define her career, Bencic returned to the top-10 after facing some adversity in 2017-18. In 2019, Bencic made her return to the top-10 after a semifinal appearance the US Open. The biggest moment of her career came at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where Bencic won two medals: a gold in singles and silver in doubles with partner Viktorija Golubic.
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