Belinda Bencic

Bencic Wins Her First Clay Title At Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 11, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) This week’s 50th edition of the Credit One Charleston Open at Daniel Island in the South Carolina lowcountry has been a golden celebration of what’s good about tennis. An ideal Championship Sunday […]

Charleston Open Draw Down To Two, Jabeur And Bencic

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 10 Ons Jabeur staged multiple comebacks during her Credit One Charleston Open semifinal against No. 15 seed Amanda Anisimova Saturday afternoon at Daniel Island. Like the weather, which was unseasonably […]

Bencic Returns To Charleston Semifinals Eight Years Apart

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 9, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) What a difference a year has made in the lives of Spain’s Paula Badosa and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who met Friday in the quarterfinal round of the WTA 500 Credit One […]

Bencic and Jabeur Test Positive For COVID-19

WASHINGTON, December 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 23 Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and World No. 10 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia are the latest tennis players to disclose they’ve tested positive for the coronavirus. The Tokyo Olympics gold medalist […]

Bencic, Vondrousova To Play For Olympic Gold

TOKYO/WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Belinda Bencic has positioned herself to do something that Swiss greats Roger Federer and Martina Hingis could never achieve: win an Olympic gold medal. On Thursday at Tokyo’s Ariake Park, the World No. […]

bett1Open: When Bencic Gets Mad, She Plays Better

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With the top four seeds eliminated earlier in the week, fifth seed Belinda Bencic of Switzerland found herself as the highest remaining seed left in the WTA 500-series grass-court bett1Open as quarterfinal-round action […]

Swiatek Wraps A Very Happy Week In Adelaide

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, February 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Australian Summer Swing came to an exciting conclusion Saturday evening as Polish trailblazer Iga Swiatek won the Adelaide International in South East Australia. She earned her first WTA hardcourt title in just […]

Bencic Outlasts Gauff In Adelaide All-Court Duel

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, February 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Belinda Bencic reached her 11th career WTA final in an unconventional way, but one she will remember and learn from. On Thursday evening in South East Australia, the No. 2 seed Bencic failed […]