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Belinda Bencic beats Marketa Vondrousova to claim Olympic gold medal for Switzerland

Swiss Belinda Bencic defeated Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 7-5 2-6 6-3 in the women’s singles final at the Tokyo 2020 Games to become the first Swiss woman to win an Olympic tennis gold medal.

The moment @BelindaBencic became the third gold medalist in Switzerland tennis history.

— ‎‎‎‎‎ . (@Ashish__TV) July 31, 2021

The ninth-seeded Bencic opened the match with a 2-0 lead and even though Vondrousova broke twice to go 3-2 up, the Swiss broke back right away and eventually took the first set in an hour.