Bencic takes Olympic gold in tennis

Saturday, 31. July 2021 16:31

Switzerland's Belinda Bencic (pictured) defeated on Saturday Marketa Vondrousova from the Czech Republic, to claim a gold medal in women's tennis singles at the Tokyo Olympics.

Bencic won the first set 7-5, to then lose the second one 6-2. In the third set, during which she requested a medical timeout, Bencic pushed forward to a 6-3 win to wrap up the match in just under two hours.

The world number 12 will have a chance at another gold on Sunday when she is scheduled to play alongside her countrywoman Viktorija Golubic in the women's doubles final.

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