NEW YORK-Belinda Bencic is back in a Grand Slam quarterfinal and says she's a better player than the first time she did it as a teenager in 2014.
Both these quarterfinals have come at the US Open, and this time the 22-year-old from Switzerland did it by defeating defending champion and top-seeded Naomi Osaka in straight sets. Donna Vekic for a spot in the semifinals.
"I think I've improved my serve," she said. In this top 50 players, everyone can play very good tennis, so it's not about. "" I think, as well, I added a little bit of power on my forehand 
But Bencic is not changing the variety or
"Obviously I always adapt to my opponent." That's just how I play. "I do not have the greatest power, I do not have the most winners or most aces." But I think I You may well have the opponent's game, "she said.
So she has won Dubai and has reached the semifinals of Madrid this season to rebound from a long stretch of injuries.
"Athletes have to overcome obstacles, injuries, just tough times," she said. "I think it made me a stronger person, better player."
Bencic is No. 1
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