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Belinda Bencic

Belinda Bencic
  • Residence: Wollerau, Switzerland
  • Date of Birth: 10 Mar 1997
  • Birthplace: Flawil, Switzerland
  • Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
  • Weight: 139 lbs. (63 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
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Belinda Bencic Biography

Coached by father, Ivan and occasionally Melanie Molitor (mother of Martina Hingis); started playing at Molitor's tennis school at age 4 (started daily training with her from age 7 for eight years until 2012) ... Mother is Dana; brother is Brian; parents emigrated to Switzerland from then-Czechoslovakia in 1968 ... Also trained at Bollettieri Academy for six months ... Enjoys movies, journals and seeing friends.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 2
Prize Money $721,411 $763,789
W/L - Singles 39 - 19 96 - 47
W/L - Doubles 2 - 4 15 - 9
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Results

TIANJIN

WTA // CHINA // 06-Oct-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 35 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Lin Zhu (CHN) 144 7-5 6-2
R16 Win Romina Oprandi (SUI) 132 W/O
Q Win Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 160 6-4 4-6 6-2
S Win [2] Shuai Peng (CHN) 22 3-1 RET
F Loss [6] Alison Riske (USA) 62 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+180

Prize Money

$21,400
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
32 9999 231
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
10-Nov-2014 (32) 13-Oct-2014 (189)
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2014 - Breakthrough near-Top 30 season (finishing No.33); runner-up at Tianjin (l. to Riske in final); SF at Charleston (l. to Cepelova); QF at US Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Peng); reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r four times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying twice; having started season at No.184, made Top 100 debut on April 7 (after Charleston; rose from No.140 to No.91) and Top 50 debut on September 8 (after US Open; rose from No.58 to No.33).

2013 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying once; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Played first WTA main draw at Luxembourg, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying twice; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit; played first WTA qualifying at Luxembourg.
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2014 - Tianjin.

ADDITIONAL
Swiss Fed Cup Team, 2014.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 2
Prize Money $721,411 $763,789
W/L - Singles 39 - 19 96 - 47
W/L - Doubles 2 - 4 15 - 9

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 92 1st Serve Return Points Won 37.1%
Double Faults 121 2nd Serve Return Points Won 55.5%
1st Serve 57.7% Break Points Opportunities 279
1st Serve Points Won 63.8% Break Points Converted 47.7%
2nd Serve Points Won 42.5% Return Games Played 357
Break Points Faced 268 Return Games Won 37.3%
Break Points Saved 50.4% Return Points Won 44.1%
Service Games Played 348 Total Points Won 49.5%
Service Games Won 61.8%
Service Points Won 54.8%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
2 / 1 WIMBLEDON 3r - - - - - - -
4 / 1 US OPEN QF - - - - - - -
W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
2 / 1 WIMBLEDON 3r - - - - - - -
4 / 1 US OPEN QF - - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 1 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 1 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN 1r - - - - - - -

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Belinda Bencic Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

TIANJIN

WTA // CHINA // 06-Oct-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 35 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Lin Zhu (CHN) 144 7-5 6-2
R16 Win Romina Oprandi (SUI) 132 W/O
Q Win Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 160 6-4 4-6 6-2
S Win [2] Shuai Peng (CHN) 22 3-1 RET
F Loss [6] Alison Riske (USA) 62 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+180

Prize Money

$21,400

BEIJING

WTA // CHINA // 27-Sep-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 34 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Ran Tian (CHN) 558 6-0 6-4
Q-R16 Win [14] Shelby Rogers (USA) 74 5-7 7-6 (2) 6-1
R64 Loss [9] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 9 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$14,680

TOKYO

WTA // JAPAN // 15-Sep-2014 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 23 6-3 6-0
R16 Loss [7] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 15 3-6 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$11,681

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 25-Aug-2014 // $18,102,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 64 6-3 6-2
R64 Win [31] Kurumi Nara (JPN) 33 6-4 4-6 6-1
R32 Win [6] Angelique Kerber (GER) 7 6-1 7-5
R16 Win [9] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 10 7-6 (6) 6-3
Q Loss Shuai Peng (CHN) 39 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+430

Prize Money

$364,443

NEW HAVEN

WTA // USA // 17-Aug-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 59 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Donna Vekic (CRO) 79 7-6 (2) 6-2
Q-R32 Win [W] An-Sophie Mestach (BEL) 151 6-4 6-3
Q-R16 Win [4] Mona Barthel (GER) 54 6-3 7-6 (6)
R32 Loss Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 31 6-4 5-7 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$5,385

CINCINNATI

WTA // USA // 11-Aug-2014 // $2,567,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: 59 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [Q] Karin Knapp (ITA) 74 6-2 7-6 (1)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$7,215

ISTANBUL

WTA // TURKEY // 14-Jul-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 62 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [1/W] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 15 6-0 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 37 2-6 6-3 6-3
R64 Win [Q] Victoria Duval (USA) 114 6-4 7-5
R32 Loss [3] Simona Halep (ROU) 3 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+130

Prize Money

$110,667

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 16-Jun-2014 // $710,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 72 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Naomi Broady (GBR) 164 7-6 (2) 6-3
Q-R16 Win [4] Anna Schmiedlova (SVK) 56 6-3 6-2
Q-Q Win Luksika Kumkhum (THA) 126 6-0 6-2
R32 Loss [W] Johanna Konta (GBR) 109 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$4,740

BIRMINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 09-Jun-2014 // $710,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 77 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Donna Vekic (CRO) 63 6-4 6-4
R32 Loss [7] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 31 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,300

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 25-May-2014 // $15,598,998 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 80 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [29] Venus Williams (USA) 29 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$31,634

NÜRNBERG

WTA // GERMANY // 18-May-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 81 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Mona Barthel (GER) 79 7-6 (4) 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 12-May-2014 // $2,628,800 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 96 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [6] Polona Hercog (SLO) 59 6-7 (5) 6-3 6-4
Q-R16 Win [13] Urszula Radwanska (POL) 72 6-1 6-2
R64 Win Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 25 6-3 3-6 6-3
R32 Loss [12] Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 12 6-2 2-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+90

Prize Money

$14,041

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 03-May-2014 // $4,236,425 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 103 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [11] Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) 73 6-4 3-0 RET
Q-R16 Win [3] Camila Giorgi (ITA) 53 6-4 7-5
R64 Loss [1] Serena Williams (USA) 1 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$13,614

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 140 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) 298 6-3 6-3
Q-R16 Win [9] Mathilde Johansson (FRA) 138 7-5 2-6 6-4
R64 Win [10] Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 29 6-1 7-5
R32 Win Marina Erakovic (NZL) 61 6-2 6-1
R16 Win Elina Svitolina (UKR) 35 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-1
Q Win [3] Sara Errani (ITA) 11 4-6 6-2 6-1
S Loss Jana Cepelova (SVK) 78 6-4 5-7 7-6 (7)

WTA Rankings PTS

+210

Prize Money

$31,510

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 146 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Heather Watson (GBR) 134 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,000

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 24-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 143 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Olivia Rogowska (AUS) 129 3-6 7-6 (7) 6-3
Q-R16 Win [9] Johanna Konta (GBR) 120 5-7 6-4 6-1
Q-Q Loss Victoria Duval (USA) 157 6-7 (8) 6-0 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+14

Prize Money

$1,005

FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // FRANCE // 08-Feb-2014 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 8M/0Q/2D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Alizé Cornet (FRA) 25 7-5 6-4
R1 Win Virginie Razzano (FRA) 87 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 27-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 146 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R16 Win [3] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 112 6-2 7-6 (4)
Q-Q Loss [5] Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 123 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+12

Prize Money

$1,285

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 187 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win [1] Sharon Fichman (CAN) 108 6-3 6-1
Q-R64 Win Nastassja Burnett (ITA) 167 6-1 7-5
Q-R32 Win [19] Marta Sirotkina (RUS) 133 6-2 6-4
R128 Win Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 80 6-4 4-6 6-3
R64 Loss [4] Na Li (CHN) 4 6-0 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+110

Prize Money

$44,327

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
32 9999 231

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2014 US OPEN Q 430
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R32 130
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 110
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 33 208
2013 212 466
2012 626 1067
2011 1059 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
10-Nov-2014 (32) 13-Oct-2014 (189)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
32 1391

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2014 US OPEN Q 430
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R32 130
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 110

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
27/09/2014 BEIJING Q 30
15/09/2014 TOKYO R16 55
17/08/2014 NEW HAVEN Q 25
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R64 1
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE S 25
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R32 30
12/05/2014 ROME Q 90
03/05/2014 MADRID Q 30
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON S 210
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
Date Tournament Round Points
22/09/2013 TOKYO R32 70
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R64 1
21/05/2012 BRUSSELS Q - R16 8

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
06/10/2014 TIANJIN F 180
14/07/2014 ISTANBUL R32 1
18/05/2014 NÜRNBERG R32 1
24/02/2014 ACAPULCO Q - Q 14
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY Q - Q 12
07/10/2013 OSAKA S 46
15/07/2013 BASTAD R32 1
15/10/2012 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
17/06/2012 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH Q - R16 1
17/10/2011 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
08/02/2014 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

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  • Bencic: WTA Newcomer Of The Year

    November 17, 2014
    From Charleston to the US Open to Tianjin, WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic has had breakthrough after breakthrough this year - and she's the WTA Newcomer Of The Year.
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    November 17, 2014
    Can WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic, this year's WTA Newcomer Of The Year, emulate recipients of the honor from years past? Mark Hodgkinson investigates...
  • Stats Corner: Newcomer Of Year, And Then...

    November 17, 2014
    Belinda Bencic is looking to become the latest Newcomer Of The Year to use the award as a springboard for further success.
  • Riske Wins First WTA Title In Tianjin

    October 12, 2014
    In a battle between first-time WTA finalists, American Alison Riske out-hit WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic to win the inaugural edition of the Tianjin Open.
  • Bencic: Youngest Champion Since 2006?

    October 11, 2014
    WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic is a win away from becoming the youngest WTA champion in eight years. She'll play Alison Riske for the Tianjin Open title on Sunday.
  • Kudryavtseva & Rodionova One Win Away

    October 10, 2014
    Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Rodionova battled back from the brink of defeat in Tianjin and are now just one win away from booking their flights to Singapore.
  • Alla & Anastasia's Laser-Like Focus

    October 08, 2014
    Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Rodionova could qualify for Singapore this week, but first they've got some laser-like focus on something else at the Tianjin Open.
  • Bencic Wins As Tianjin Begins

    October 06, 2014
    WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic was among the winners as the first round of the Tianjin Open, celebrating its inaugural year on the WTA calendar, got underway.
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