The unusual hiatus brings a way to showcase the generosity and kindness in all around the world. As a consequence, several tennis players giving their helping hands to people in need. However, Former World No.04, Kiki Bertens very proud to present her book “Tennis With Kiki” for charity to promote tennis in the Netherlands.
Dutch tennis player Kiki Bertens became a writer during the self-distancing period. Moreover, Bertens wrote a Book, ‘Tennis With Kiki’, a book aimed at inspiring children to bring into the tennis courts. She worked on this project with writer Rene van Hattum and Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association (KNLTB).
World Number Seven Kiki Bertens Wrote on her social media pages, “Very proud to share this with you. Had my book presentation today with these enthusiastic kids and as a surprise topper. I hope I get even more kids excited about this beautiful sport. Because tennis is for everyone! Tennis With Kiki will be available online and in bookshops from June 24th.”
The book will reveal the struggles of Kiki Berten’s tennis career and the road to the highest-ranked Dutch tennis player in WTA history. The book also contains some tips for training, the pressure of playing competitive tennis events. Notably, money from the bookselling will go to the Youth Fund for Sports and Culture and benefit young tennis players from poor families.
Kiki Berten’s Professional Tennis Career
The Netherlands tennis star Kiki Berten was born on 10th December 1991, Wateringen. She did not play in Junior tennis circuits except for one appearance at the Junior Fed Cup in 2007. Bertens turned pro in 2009 and she won her first singles WTA title at the 2012 Morocco Open. In 2016, Kiki Berten reached semifinals at the Roland Garros and 2018 Wimbledon She qualified until last eight.
2019 was a successful year for Kiki Bertens’s tennis career. She became the highest-ranked Dutch tennis player ever with fourth place in WTA rankings. Beating by one place the previous highest national WTA ranking, Betty Stove’s peak of World No.5 was set in 1977. She also broke up with her main trainer Raemon Sluiter and got married in November.
Kiki has won 10 singles titles and 10 doubles titles on the WTA Tour. her biggest achievement in winning the Western & Southern Open in 2018 and 2019 Madrid Open women’s singles event.
In 2020, Kiki Bertens won second St.Petersburg title in a row, and also she became a first title winner at Mutua Marid Virtual open.