Roger Federer’s Former Coach Makes a Bold Claim About the Swiss Maestro’s Compatriot Belinda Bencic

Published 05/21/2023, 3:11 PM EDT

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Roger Federer was a player who took Swiss tennis to new heights. Seeing him win title after title gave the young aspiring players of Switzerland hope. Along with him, Stanislas Wawrinka has also inspired the younger generation. Belinda Bencic is another Swiss player who could win slams and continue the glory of Swiss tennis. At least, that is what a former coach of Federer believes. 

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Roger Federer’s former coach believes in Bencic

Bencic is a player who was making everyone run rounds in the junior circuit. She was ranked 1 in 2013 after she had won several grade 1 tournaments. However, Bencic’s career after she started playing senior tournaments has not been the reflection of her junior career. Her best record in grand slams so far has been the semifinal in the 2019 US Open.

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But she is still young and has a long career ahead of her. Peter Lundgren, former coach of Roger Federer, believes that a slam could still be in the future for Bencic. While talking about his career as a coach with Blick, Lundgren also talked about the next big Swiss player. Lundgren firmly believes that the 26-year-old has what it takes to win a slam sometime in the near future. 

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She’s a great player and definitely has what it takes. She’s already at the forefront – and it’s largely balanced among women. I wish for her that she is next after Roger Federer.”

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Bencic has the hopes of the future Swiss tennis generation riding on her shoulders. However, she is not alone in the venture, as the ‘Swiss Maestro’ is right with her.

Roger Federer mentors Belinda Bencic

In the 2019 Indian Wells, Bencic showed her prowess as she beat Naomi Osaka in straight sets. While the player was high on adrenaline, Roger Federer, her partner in mixed doubles, was extremely happy with her achievement. After the match, Bencic thanked her mixed doubles partner for his help in making a strategy to overcome the Japanese player.

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As she continues to take inspiration from the mighty Federer, can Bencic find a way to make her mark on the WTA Tour?

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Ripunjay is a Tennis writer with an unwavering passion for the sport and a deep admiration for Roger Federer. He specializes in providing in-depth coverage of everything related to the 'Swiss Maestro.' Ripunjay's love for tennis is evident in the quality of his writing, which is characterized by its clarity, depth, and insightful analysis.
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