Bencic becomes the 116th WTA player to reach the top 10, and the first teenager to do so since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009.
“As a small kid, everyone is dreaming to one day become Top 10,” said Bencic.
“And now I realise that all the hard work paid off. Until now, I didn’t know if I would make it.
“But this is an amazing moment for me and just… my dream. My goal is reached.”