by: TennisMood 28

Belinda Bencic

“To get the truth right into the face – that’s what you need to get better. You don’t always need someone tapping you on the shoulder telling you are doing great!”

Belinda Bencic: Rules of Life(20 y.o.)
Belinda Bencic

Personal Facts

Overview

Belinda Bencic bio facts and photos
  • First picked up a racket at the age of three at Molitor's tennis school.
  • Trained at the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Florida for 6 months.
  • Favorite tennis players to watch are Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka.
  • "Sometimes I feel that after my career has finished I would like to travel to all the places where I’ve already been, to see them as a tourist. I feel like I’ve been travelling everywhere but I haven’t seen any of that wonderful places."
  • Favorite actress is Jessica Alba.
  • Her close friend is a famous tennis player Kristina Mladenovic. Belinda especially enjoys going shopping with her in the various cities where WTA tournaments are held throughout the year.
  • "In my free time I like to be with friends, listen to music, go shopping, go to the movies or just surf the internet."
  • "Reading I love most. I like crime books. I like when cannot stop reading it. I read in German and English sometimes. I read Rafa's book and Andre Agassi's books in English with great pleasure."
  • "I like comedy movies very much. ‘The Hangover’ is the best. I’ve watched it hundreds times."
  • "I would say Kathinka von Deichmann is my best friend."
  • "My favorite musicians are Rihanna, Calvin Harris, and Katy Perry."
  • Current coach is Melanie Molitor (who is mother of Martina Hingis).
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Belinda Bencic's Family

  • Her father Ivan comes from Bratislava while her mother is from Mocenok in Slovakia. They moved to Switzerland in 1968. Her father always travels with her.
  • Her mother Dana is a former model.
  • Has a brother Brian.

Activism

Top Belinda Bencic bio facts with photos
  • Belinda Bencic had an incredible start to her career by winning the French Open and Wimbledon girl’s singles title in 2013 as junior. This helped her reach the top junior world ranking in the year 2013.
  • I really know my way around. I still feel that I have a lot of potential and I still feel I can improve so much in my game. Nothing is perfect yet.
  • Became a two-time junior Grand Slam winner.
  • On 17th November, 2014, Bencic became the WTA’s Newcomer of the year. Got a staggering 56 out of a possible 58 media vote as well as 46% of public fan votes.
  • Is the youngest quarter-finalist at the U.S. Open since Martina Hingis in 1997.
  • Her sponsors are property firm Forol, diamond finisher Zipangu, sports-equipment giant Adidas, racquet manufacturer Yonex, and packaging specialist Fromm.

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