Latest Belinda Bencic News

Federer, Nadal on collision course in semis at Indian Wells

Mar. 16, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — It's Federer vs. Nadal again, only this time it'll be in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open. Roger Federer beat Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4 and Rafael Nadal got by Karen Khachanov 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2) on Friday to set up the old rivals' 39th career meeting and first in 16 months....

Raonic ends lucky loser's run, Venus out at Indian Wells

Mar. 15, 2019 9:28 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Milos Raonic made sure Miomir Kecmanovic's good luck finally ran out at the BNP Paribas Open. Raonic beat the 19-year-old Serb 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the semifinals and improve to 19-4 at Indian Wells since 2014. Raonic fired 13 aces against no double faults in putting...

Bad day for No. 1s: Djokovic, Osaka upset at Indian Wells

Mar. 13, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — It was a tough day for seeded players at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, the world's top-ranked players, ushered out in the desert. Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber resumed their third-round match that was suspended because of rain a night...

Bencic beats Kvitova to win Dubai Championships title

Feb. 23, 2019 2:25 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Unseeded Swiss player Belinda Bencic pulled off another upset to win her first WTA title in three-and-a-half years, beating Petra Kvitova 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 Saturday in the final of the Dubai Championships. The 45th-ranked Bencic has struggled with injuries in recent years but...

Bencic tops 2-time Dubai champ Svitolina; Kvitova in final

Feb. 22, 2019 1:49 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As Belinda Bencic fell into a dangerous deficit in the Dubai Championships semifinals, she threw her racket and yelled at herself. One game from losing to two-time defending champ Elina Svitolina, Bencic was about to do what she's been doing all week: getting out of...

Bencic upsets Halep to reach Dubai semifinals; Kvitova wins

Feb. 21, 2019 3:57 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Unseeded Belinda Bencic rallied to beat second-ranked Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to reach the Dubai Championships semifinals. Bencic, who saved six match points in the previous round against Aryna Sabalenka, failed to capitalize on an early break in the first set...