Belinda Bencic made headlines by successful the 2015 Rogers Cup at simply 18 years outdated. The Swiss broke Ana Ivanovic’s 2006 document, defeating 4 of the world’s high six gamers on the way in which to the title. His rise has been characterised by quite a few ups and downs within the following years, additionally due to a bodily type not all the time as much as par together with his undisputed expertise.
The Swiss took away the satisfaction of taking part in with compatriot Roger Federer within the Hopman Cup, managing to win the trophy each in 2018 and in 2019. This 12 months the historic exhibition was not held because of the beginning of the ATP Cup, however it isn’t excluded that it could return to the calendar sooner or later.
In a latest look on the ‘Match Level Canada’ podcast, Bencic shared some particular recollections referring to his profession, additionally expressing his want to have the ability to crew up with the 20-time Grand Slam champion once more.
Bencic on Roger Federer
“Rogers Cup is all the time in my coronary heart.
That was actually my breakout event. I’ll always remember that one as a result of it was a dream week for me and I can also’t imagine it’s already been 5 years. Time’s flying previous and nonetheless I’ve to maintain going with my tennis,” Belinda Bencic reminisced on the podcast.
“Hopefully, I can someday once more perhaps win the Rogers Cup and have a pleasant reminiscence like that, it might be superb. I’m undoubtedly actually wanting ahead to taking part in in Canada once more,” she talked about. Bencic seemed again on her refreshing Hopman cup expertise with Federer however is let down by the truth that the event is just not on the calendar anymore.
She fashioned a thick bond with Roger Federer throughout their time collectively as teammates and needs to pair up on the court docket as soon as extra. “In regards to the Hopman cup, I’m additionally actually unhappy that it’s not occurring anymore. It actually was a dream come true taking part in with Roger [Federer] and hopefully, we will play once more or perhaps even on the Olympics,” Bencic mentioned.
Roger Federer has been out of the tour since February and knowledgeable that he’ll solely be returning subsequent 12 months. With the pandemic looming giant, the host requested Bencic if she has been in contact with the Swiss maestro. Right here’s what she replied: “I’m positive he’s doing nice, we’re in contact typically and I’m actually excited that he’s coming again as effectively. I’m positive that he can play nice tennis once more”.