After the early frustrating Third round Of Wimbledon in early July Belinda Bencic indulges in only once a vacation. They relaxed on the beach in the heart of Monte Carlo and enjoy a few relaxing days. On Instagram, the 22-Year-old shows up in a Bikini. Full of Motivation you get in the middle of July in preparation for the hard court season in North America.

Bencics first Station: The WTA Premier tournament in Toronto. The kick-off of the current world number 12 is no problem. You are against Potapova only three Games, the German Julia Görges (WTA 25) waiting on Wednesday in the sixteenth-Final. “It’s nice to be back here,” said Bencic at the press conference.

the tournament, in Canada you have the best memories. There, she managed four years ago as a Teenager, the first major WTA title, on the way there she beat in the semi-final, Serena Williams. The rise of Bencics culminates in February 2016, with the breakthrough in the Top Ten. Only four months later, she falls again but from the extended world top.

It will begin a difficult time with injuries and a Mature process that makes you wonder-teen to confessed Tennis professional. The low point Belinda experienced in September 2017, with a WTA ranking of 318. Since go up again. Love to friend and fitness coach Martin Hromkovic inspired Bencic, she is as fit as ever.

prospects for Top Ten realistically

Now you could crack it with a Top result in Toronto next Monday for the first time in the Top Ten. The prospects are not unrealistic. Bencic reached, for example, the Final would have to Sloane Stephens and Anastasia create Sevastova at least the semi-final to stay in front of her.

Helpful thoughts to 2015 and the success over Serena are. Bencic said: “I remember everything. It feels as if it were yesterday. I know all the Details, it is for sure my biggest victory.”

On hard courts it feels very good, as you yourself explained. “Of course, grass is covering my Favorite. But I have no Problem playing on hard courts. I’m feeling very strong and refreshed.” So far, their season had been better than expected. In Dubai, celebrated in February, the tournament victory. To make the goal on every case, “so forth and to come in the top Eight.”

To do this, it needs a strong head and the right setting as four years ago. Belinda says: “I have proved that I can do it, really, that I’m mentally strong. To beat Serena, it’s not about the Tennis. It’s about being mentally strong. I always knew that I had a very strong will. I think I proved it on the big stage.” (rib)