St. Petersburg, Russia, ATP 250, ST. PETERSBURG OPEN, $1,248,665, hard, indoor: Doubles, 1R, Igor ZELENAY (SVK)/Divij Sharan (IND) - Marcelo DEMOLINER (BRA)/ Matwe MIDDELKOOP (NED) 3-6 6-2 10-5, QF: CARBALLES BAENA (ESP) / MOLTENI Andres (ARG) 7-5 5-7 10-5, SF:  Nikola MEKTIC / Franko SKUGOR (CRO) ?-?; Cairns, Australia, ITF World Tennis Tour, Cairns Tennis International, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) [6] - Isabella BOZICEVIC (AUS) 6-3 6-2, 2R: Emily FANNING (NZL) 6-1 6-1, QF: Olivia ROGOWSKA (AUS) [2] 3-6 3-6.

St. Petersburg, Russia, ATP 250, ST. PETERSBURG OPEN, $1,248,665, hard, indoor: Doubles, 1R, Igor ZELENAY (SVK)/Divij Sharan (IND) - Marcelo DEMOLINER (BRA)/ Matwe MIDDELKOOP (NED) 3-6 6-2 10-5, QF: CARBALLES BAENA (ESP) / MOLTENI Andres (ARG) 7-5 5-7 10-5, SF:  Nikola MEKTIC / Franko SKUGOR (CRO) ?-?; Cairns, Australia, ITF World Tennis Tour, Cairns Tennis International, 25 000 USD, hard, outdoor: 1R, Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) [6] - Isabella BOZICEVIC (AUS) 6-3 6-2, 2R: Emily FANNING (NZL) 6-1 6-1, QF: Olivia ROGOWSKA (AUS) [2] 3-6 3-6.

Belinda Bencic

Age: 22 years (10.03.1997)

Birthplace: Flawil, Switzerland
Residence: 
Height: 175 cm 
Weight: 63 kg 
Plays: right-handed (double handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2012
Coach: Ian Hughes

WTA titles: 4 (2 singles, 2 doubles)
Racquet brand: Yonex
Clothing brand:  Nike
Tennis Goal: "."

WTA Ranking
10 0
Season High : 10
Career High : 7
ITF Ranking
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Career High : 1
  • doubles semifinalist (partnering Amra Sadikovic (SUI)), ITF Womens Circuit, ENGIE OPEN DE SEINE-ET-MARNE, Prize Money 60 000 $, Croissy-Beaubourg, France, hard, indoor (April)
  • singles winner & doubles finalist (partnering Michaela Honcova (SVK)), ITF Womens Circuit, Neva Cup 2017, Prize Money 100 000$, Saint-Peterburg, Russia, hard, indoor (September) READ MORE
  • singles semi-finalist, ITF Womens Circuit, ENGIE OPEN Clermont-Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Prize Money 25 000$, Clermont-Ferrand, France, hard, indoor (October)
  • singles semi-finalist & doubles winner (partnering Yanina Wickmayer - BEL), ITF Womens Circuit, INTERNATIONAUX FEMININS DE LA VIENNE, 100 000 USD, Poitiers, France, hard, indoor (October) READ MORE
  • singles winner, WTA 125K Series, EA Hua Hin Championship, $115 000 USD, HUA HIN, Thailand, hard, outdoor (November) READ MORE
  • singles winner, WTA 125K Series, Taipei OEC Open, 125 000 USD, Taipei, Taiwan, carpet, outdoor (November) READ MORE
  • singles winner, ITF Womens Circuit, Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, $100,000 + H USD, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, hard, outdoor (December) READ MORE

"I certainly searched for some other places I could practise but it was just natural to decide for Trnava. I have my whole family, my grandma here, I keep on visiting them. They were very pleased to see me more often, since when I was playing tournaments we were rarely together. I can recompense them now. I have spoken to Vladimir (Platenik) and he told us to come and to try. I knew something about the Academy and that Daria Kasatkina is practising here. I know Oliver Nagy, my sparring partner for a long time. I was also interested because I was looking for a training base. With good conditions and a lot of players I can play with. Then it is easier for me to practise. I found it, plus my family is also here. I feel like being at home, that’s also very important for me."

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Ivan Kopčáni, www.empire-tennis-academy.com
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