Belinda Bencic: The 23-year-old Swiss tennis babe is quite the bubbly one

Updated: Mar 10, 2020, 08:27 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Belinda Bencic was born on March 10, 1997, in Flawil, Switzerland. She turns 23 today.

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    Belinda Bencic's parents are both Czechoslovakian, however, in 1968, her dad's family moved to Switzerland amidst the Warsaw Pact invasion.

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    Belinda Bencic's father is a former professional hockey player while her mother was a high-level handball professional.

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    At age two, Belinda Bencic hit her first tennis balls. By age 4, Belinda began training with her father for 1 hour per day.

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    Belinda Bencic trained with Grand Slam winner Martina Hingis' mother Melanie Molitor once a week for about a year.

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    Belinda Bencic trained with Grand Slam winner Martina Hingis' mother Melanie Molitor once a week for about a year.

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    Belinda Bencic is good friends with Roger Federer and has often played with him at the Hopman Cup.

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    Belinda Bencic has a total of four career titles. 

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    Belinda Bencic is the first Swiss woman to ever reach the US Open semifinals.

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    Belinda Bencic's highest WTA ranking is 4 which she achieved in February 2020. Her current ranking is 8.

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    Belinda Bencic career record in tennis is 272-150 with a winning percentage of 64.5.

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    Belinda Bencic has won the Hopman Cup twice - 2018 and 2019.

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    Belinda Bencic's best at Grand Slam singles is that she reached the fourth round in Australian Open and Wimbledon and third round in French Open.

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    During the 2019 tour finals, Belinda Bencic reached the semifinals.

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    When Belinda Bencic won the Roger Cup in 2015, she defeated four top players - Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Simona Halep and Ana Ivanovic.

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    In her doubles career, Belinda Bencic's record is 54-48 with a winning percentage of 52.9

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    Here's wishing Swiss tennis sensation Belinda Bencic a Happy 23rd birthday!

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About The Gallery

Switzerland tennis star Belinda Bencic celebrates her 23rd birthday today. Belinda has really chased her childhood dream of playing tennis as a professional. On her birthday, we take a look at some fun-loving pictures of the Swiss tennis babe on Instagram as well as her journey in the sport so far. Pictures Courtesy/ Belinda Bencic Instagram