Belinda Bencic

She reached the quarter-finals of the US Open at Flushing Meadows beating two top-ten players on the way. The 17-year-old Swiss Belinda Bencic was eventually knocked out by Shuai Peng of China. The player from Flawil in canton St. Gallen has emerged as the new star in the world of tennis. Nick Bollettieri, the legendary American tennis coach, believes Bencic could even herald a new era in women's tennis.

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