Bencic wins tennis gold for Switzerland


PTI | Tokyo | Updated: 31-07-2021 20:19 IST | Created: 31-07-2021 20:14 IST
Bencic wins tennis gold for Switzerland
The 12th-ranked Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 for the first major title of her career. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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Belinda Bencic of Switzerland won the women's tennis gold medal in singles and she could add another in doubles.

The 12th-ranked Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 for the first major title of her career.

Bencic will also contest the women's doubles gold-medal match on Sunday.

Bencic and Swiss partner Viktorija Golubic face the top-seeded Czech team of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova.

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