Swiss tennis player Belinda Bencic is into the quarter-finals of the 2021 US Open. The world no.12 takes on Britain’s Emma Raducanu for a place in the semis. Belinda Bencic’s boyfriend, Martin Hromkovic, is also her coach and trainer, and will be supporting his partner from the crowd.
Her career and 2021 US Open (so far)
Belinda Bencic is a Swiss tennis player currently ranked no.12 in the world by the WTA.
Bencic was born in Switzerland to Slovak parents, and was greatly inspired by Czechoslovak-Swiss player Martina Hingis to take up tennis.
By the time she was 16, Bencic became the no. 1 ranked junior in the world, but from 2016 to 2018 she struggled injuries.
However, since then, Bencic has won five singles titles, including a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
She has followed her Olympic gold medal up with a deep run at the 2021 US Open,
She takes on Brit Emma Raducanu in the quarter-finals after beating Iga Świątek in the Round of 16.
Who is Belinda Bencic’s boyfriend?
Belinda Bencic‘s boyfriend is Martin Hromkovic, who she has been dating since 2018.
Hromkovic is important in both Bencic’s personal and professional life, as he is also her trainer.
Speaking about how they distinguish those very different aspects of their relationship, Belinda said: “When I work, I really see him as a coach. I hope it stays that way.
“For him, the job is done when I’m fit. Martin was an athlete himself, a footballer. So he understands well when I’m nervous or tense.”
They couple are pretty open about their relationship on social media and often shares photos together.
More on Martin Hromkovic’s background
Martin Hromkovic is a former professional footballer in Slovakia.
He played soccer for OFC Russel Gabčíkovo but retired in 2019.
Since then, he has been Belinda Bencic’s personal trainer.
He is 15-years-older than Belinda but they appear to have a great relationship together.
Who is Belinda Bencic’s coach?
Belinda’s boyfriend Martin Hromkovic is her fitness coach, but her tennis coach is currently Sebastian Sachs.
Bencic has a full coaching term around her which something includes er father, Ivan.