Belinda Bencic Confident of Pairing Up With Roger Federer Again at Tokyo Olympics 2021

Published 01/26/2021, 7:42 AM EST
Belinda Bencic and Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrate winning the mixed doubles match against Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe of the United States during day four of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on January 01, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)


The Australian Open 2021 is just two weeks away and players are getting ready for the mega Slam. Although Roger Federer is not playing at the tournament, his mixed doubles partner at the Hopman Cup and former World No.4, Belinda Bencic seems quite excited about it. She’s even transformed her hotel room into a training ground and is making full use of her quarantine.

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Recently, Belinda Bencic was asked whether she would pair up with Roger Federer again at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021. She seemed quite confident about it, but looked uncertain whether the Olympics would even take place this year.

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland celebrate a point in the mixed doubles match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Karen Khachanov of Russia on Day Four of the 2018 Hopman Cup at Perth Arena on January 2, 2018, in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

“Sure,” began a confident Bencic. “But it also depends on whether there will be an Olympics.”

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Bencic also highlighted that she wanted Federer to play more and more. She mentioned that she likes to play with him and would love to do that again.

“I hope Roger will still play, I would love to play with him again,” added the Swiss player.

(Quotes have been translated via Google Translate)

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The pair of Federer and Bencic enjoyed great success at the Hopman Cup 2019 in Australia. Thus, she was also asked whether she still had any contact with Federer and his wife Mirka lately.

“Yes, I keep in touch with both of them. It’s nice of Roger that I can always ask him anything when I need experienced advice,” concluded Bencic.

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland celebrate winning the Hopman Cup against Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber of Germany on day eight of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

She also said Federer is a nice man and she can approach him whenever she needs any bit of advice.

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Bencic will begin her 2021 campaign soon at the Australian Open 2021. She certainly looks in great form and will be eyeing her maiden Grand Slam title in Melbourne this year. Fans will also be hoping that they get to see her play with Federer again.

Will Federer pair up with Bencic at the Tokyo Olympics 2021? Or will COVID-19 play spoilsport and deny us the chance to see them in action together?

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