#BelindBencic digs deep to win #Tennis singles gold for #Switzerland at #Tokyo 2020 #Olympics

Belinda Bencic is the Tokyo 2020 Olympic women’s singles champion, becoming the first Swiss woman to win a gold medal in tennis in Games history after a hard-earned three-set victory over Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova at Ariake Tennis Park.

The No. 6 seed, the daughter of Czechoslovakian immigrants, weathered an inspired performance from her unseeded opponent to prevail 7-5 2-6 6-3 and join 1992 gold medallist Marc Rosset and 2008 doubles champions Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka as the fourth Swiss player to stand on the top step of the Olympic podium.

Read more at: https://www.itftennis.com/en/news-and-media/articles/bencic-vondrousova-tokyo-2020-olympics-women-s-singles-gold-medal-match/

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