Professional tennis player E. Rybakina was born in Kazakhstan to Russian parents on June 17, 1999. She is the first player from Kazakhstan to win a Grand Slam tournament and the current Wimbledon winner.
E. Rybakina Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
She is now the best female tennis player in Kazakhstan and the world’s No. 12 according to the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). E. Rybakina has won two other WTA Tour finals and appeared in eight total.
E. Rybakina reached her highest combined junior rating of No. 3 late in her junior career, when she was 17 years old. In 2017, she won a Grade A championship at the Trofeo Bonfiglio and in the semifinals of two junior Grand Slam tournaments.
In the women’s singles competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Elina Svitolina took bronze. Ukraine’s first Olympic tennis medal was won by the World No.6, who rallied from a set down to upset E. Rybakina of Kazakhstan 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-4.
Svitolina, competing in her second Olympics, won bronze because to her characteristic grit and tenacity. Almost the course of her six matches, four were decided in a deciding set, and she spent over thirteen hours on the court. B
efore losing in the finals against Marketa Vondrousova, Svitolina won against Laura Siegmund, Ajla Tomljanovic, Maria Sakkari, and Camila Giorgi. In a battle that lasted 2 hours and 24 minutes, Svitolina chipped away at E. Rybakina, who had cruised through the event without dropping a set before to the semifinals.
Belinda Bencic, who represented Switzerland, advanced to the finals by beating E. Rybakina in a thrilling three-set semifinal. While Marketa Vondrousova, who represented the Czech Republic, advanced by defeating Elina Svitolina in straight sets.
World No. 12 Belinda Bencic advanced to the gold medal match on Thursday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by beating E. Rybakina of Kazakhstan 7-6(2), 4-6, 6-3. Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, who defeated Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-1, will face the Swiss star in the next round.
On Saturday, 24-year-old Bencic will compete in the women’s singles event, hoping to bring Switzerland its first Olympic gold medal in the sport since 1992, when Marc Rosset won the men’s event in Barcelona.
Switzerland has now medaled in four straight Olympics thanks to Bencic, who joins the likes of Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, Martina Hingis, and the recently retiring Timea Bacsinszky in the country’s hall of fame.
The tennis match that was played today was a thrilling finale to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In the Olympic bronze medal match. World No. 6 Elina Svitolina faced World No. 20 E. Rybakina and staged an astonishing comeback to win in three sets. The match ended with a final score of 1-6, 7(7)-6(5), 6-4.