Belinda Bencic became the first Swiss tennis player to win Olympic gold, after overcoming to the Czech Marketa Vondrousova in the final, and after the match she revealed what her compatriot Roger Federer had told her about the decisive duel.
“Roger wrote me a message this morning saying that today was a good day to make my dreams come true.. That made me very happy. I did it for Martina and Roger too, they accomplished things that I can never do. That is why this victory is also for them, “explained the 24-year-old tennis player in dialogue with the Tagblatt media.
Also, the Swiss added: “I was at the limit of my strength. I could not think clearly, I was just trying to pass the ball to the other side of the net. However, I wanted to achieve my dream: that’s why I played like it was the last game of my life. I would have felt like a winner even if I had lost because I gave absolutely everything, and that makes me very proud. “
Bencic, who received several messages from different tennis stars for his achievement, thus achieved his first gold medal at the Olympic Games.