Swiss starlet Belinda Bencic has opened up on whether or not she has deliberate for a life after tennis. Chatting with yesteryear star Daniela Hantuchova, Bencic conceded that although she has loads of years left within the sport, the considered retirement and after does cross her thoughts typically.
Bencic feels it’s crucial to know when to cease
“Generally, I give it some thought, though I nonetheless assume I actually have a whole lot of years to go. However I feel it’s crucial (that) you recognize when to cease and the way the transition is, and that you’ve a standard life after tennis.
I truly recognize this 12 months as a result of it confirmed me that I nonetheless take pleasure in being at residence and I can have a standard life, apart from tennis,” stated the Swiss star, who’s at the moment ranked twelfth by the WTA.
She added that the break that she took from the sport final 12 months on account of an damage and the pandemic and the time she spent at residence along with her family members solely reaffirmed her perception that she wouldn’t have a lot of an issue settling into a standard life after tennis.
Bencic says desires to calm down and have children after retirement
Bencic added that after she hangs up her racket for good, she want to get married and have kids, including that she additionally has different pursuits in thoughts similar to ending her college schooling and getting a college diploma.
“So this (time she spent at residence) confirmed me that I shouldn’t have any issues after it (retirement from tennis). However undoubtedly after the profession, I need to have a household, that’s form of my first thought. And I need to have children.
After that, undoubtedly I need to end or not end, however get a college diploma, go to high school. And I really feel like I’m fairly completely happy now. I end just like the a part of the varsity that I needed to, and after tennis, I can nonetheless do this. I’ve time to try this,” Bencic said.
She added that although there are a whole lot of issues she would like to take up after tennis, her pursuits would possibly change with time. Moreover, she stated, “I feel within the subsequent (few) years, I’ll have completely different pursuits and I feel it’s too early to possibly say.”
With 4 WTA Tour titles below her belt already, Bencic could be eyeing her maiden Grand Slam title on the Australian Open.