|Belinda Bencic Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 10, 1997|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Belinda Bencic is a Swiss professional tennis player. As of June 2022, she has won 2 doubles titles on the WTA Tour and a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Belinda has participated in a variety of tournaments such as the Australian Open, US Open, French Open, and Wimbledon. In February 2020, she achieved her career-high ranking of No. 4 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). In the past, she has been endorsed by several brands such as Yonex, Adidas, and Nike.
To learn tennis, she attended Melanie Molitor‘s tennis school.
Professional Tennis Player
Right-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)
- Father – Ivan Bencic
- Mother – Daniela “Dana” Bencic
- Siblings – Brian Bencic (Younger Brother) (Tennis Player)
Bencic is signed with
- EC Eastern Commerce AG
- Octagon Inc.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
63 kg or 139 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Belinda Bencic dated –
- Alexander Zverev (2015) – Belinda and German tennis player Alexander Zverev had fling in November 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Slovakian descent.
- Oval facial shape
- Height (5 ft 9 in)
35-26-33 in or 89-66-84 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Bencic has been sponsored by Rolex, Yonex, Cornercard, xSight Technologies, Huawei, Roland, and Caran D’Ache Geneve.
Best Known For
Being the youngest female tennis player to be ranked in the top 10 on the WTA list in 2016.
First Professional Match
As a professional, she debuted for the Switzerland Fed Cup team in 2012.
During her junior and professional career, Bencic has worked on her game with her dad Ivan Bencic, Melanie Molitor Hall, Evert Tennis Academy, TK Sparta Prag, Tennis Center Gründenmoos, and Tennis Hall Niederuzwil.
Belinda Bencic Favorite Things
- Surface – Hard, Grass
Source – ITFTennis.com
Belinda Bencic Facts
- Belinda’s dad is from Bratislava while her mom is from Močenok.
- At 4, she started playing tennis.
- At 7, Belinda commenced learning tennis from Melanie Molitor who is the mom of Swiss tennis player Martina Hingis.
- At Aegon International, Belinda won her first title in 2015 by defeating Polish player, Agnieszka Radwańska.
- In 2013, Belinda won the French Open and Wimbledon Girls’ Singles titles at the junior level.
- In November 2014, she was honored with the title “WTA’s Newcomer of the Year.”
- In 2013, she became the world’s no. 1 junior tennis player in singles.
- In 2016, she suffered a wrist injury and later underwent surgery in 2017.
- Belinda has Swiss as well as Slovak citizenship.