EUGENIE BOUCHARD

  • Eugenie Bouchard eases into fourth round at Indian Wells March 17, 2015

    Sixth-seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard used her potent forehand to great effect as she demolished American CoCo Vandeweghe 6-3 6-2 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. The 21-year-old broke an error-prone Vandeweghe once in the opening set and twice in the second to complete a one-sided victory...
  • Serena Williams withdraws from Dubai tournament with illness February 14, 2015

    Dubai: Top-ranked Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Dubai Tennis Championships because of the lingering effects of an upper respiratory illness sustained during the Australian Open last month. Williams suffered from a bad cough in her last few matches en route to winning her 19th career Grand Slam title at the...
  • Bouchard to focus on support staff after Melbourne mauling January 27, 2015

    Eugenie Bouchard was unable to match the semi-final appearance from her maiden Australian Open last year and will now focus on sorting out her coaching arrangements after being blasted off the court by Maria Sharapova on Tuesday. The Canadian prospect was served another dose of grand slam heartbreak by the powerful...
  • Sharapova beats Bouchard in straight sets to reach Australian Open semi-finals January 27, 2015

    Melbourne: Maria Sharapova showcased all of her canny experience and brutal efficiency as she gave Eugenie Bouchard a 78-minute tennis lesson to advance to the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday. The 20-year-old Bouchard reached the last four in Australia and France as well as the Wimbledon final in 2014 but was...
  • Bouchard through to quarterfinals at Australian Open January 25, 2015

    Melbourne: Eugenie Bouchard moved into the quarterfinals of another Grand Slam with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Sunday. In a match of changing momentum, the Canadian won nine of the first 10 games, leading by a set and 3-0, before Begu won seven...
  • Eugenie Bouchard through to 4th round of Australian Open January 23, 2015

    Melbourne: Eugenie Bouchard recovered her rhythm late in the first set to beat Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-0 in a third-round match featuring 10 breaks of serve at the Australian Open on Friday. Six of the first eight games featured service breaks and there were seven overall in the first set. Seventh-seeded Bouchard...
  • Eugenie Bouchard wins easily in Australian Open's second round January 21, 2015

    Melbourne: Bouchard's strong record in Grand Slam tournaments continued at the Australian Open on Wednesday when she beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-0, 6-3 to advance to the third round. The seventh-seeded Bouchard, who won the match in 54 minutes, opened with a very wayward serve. Two of Bertens' three game...
  • Australian Open preview: Tired, frustrated, patchy Serena still favourite January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Serena Williams' Australian Open preparations included smashing a racquet in frustration, complaining of fatigue and losing to players she had never lost to before, yet she is still the favourite to claim her sixth title at Melbourne Park. The 33-year-old had a terrible buildup to the season-opening grand slam while...
  • Injury forces Eugenie Bouchard to withdraw from IPTL November 27, 2014

    Dubai: Current World No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday. Talented French star Kristina Mladenovic will take Bouchard's place and play for the UAE Royals...
  • Eugenie Bouchard splits with coach Nick Saviano November 26, 2014

    Ottawa: Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard announced on Wednesday that she has split with her long-time coach Nick Saviano. Bouchard has enjoyed a stellar year that has seen her break all kinds of records, including becoming the first Canadian to reach the top-5 in women's singles as well as the first...
  • Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win October 22, 2014

    Singapore: Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth. The Serb was edged by world number one Serena Williams in her first appearance...
  • Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign October 19, 2014

    Dubai: Reigning US Open champion and World No. 9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Together with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Cilic will lead the UAE Royals amongst the world's finest players from...
  • Serena Williams up against youth in WTA finals October 18, 2014

    Singapore: Serena Williams will play two of the tour's young rising stars in the round-robin stage of this year's WTA finals in Singapore. The draw on Saturday placed the top-seeded Williams in the Red Group along with 23-year-old Simona Halep and 20-year-old Eugenie Bouchard, along with the more experienced Ana Ivanovic. The...
  • Top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard pulls out of Linz with injury October 10, 2014

    Top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada pulled out of the Generali Ladies with a left leg injury on Thursday. Bouchard had her thigh taped during Wednesday's win over Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, and said the injury worsened overnight. "I woke up this morning and it was much, much worse," she said. "It's hard for me...
  • Top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard wins opener at Generali Ladies October 9, 2014

    Linz: Top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard overcame a slow start to beat Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday. Bouchard dropped her opening service game and the Wimbledon finalist failed to shrug off her 100th-ranked opponent until 4-4. The sixth-ranked Canadian then won six...
  • Petra Kvitova beats Eugenie Bouchard to win Wuhan Open September 27, 2014

    Petra Kvitova held off an injured Eugenie Bouchard to win the inaugural Wuhan Open title 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in a rematch of the most lopsided Wimbledon final in two decades. The Czech player dropped just three games in a 55-minute victory at the All England Club, but was made to...
  • Kvitova powers through to Wuhan final September 27, 2014

    A tournament plagued with falling seeds, withdrawals and retirements will at least enjoy a high-powered final after Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reached the championship match of the inaugural Wuhan Open on Friday. The Czech beat Ukraine's Elina Svitolina 6-3, 7-5 to set up a final against either Canada's Eugenie Bouchard, whom...
  • Bouchard, Peng out of Hong Kong tennis September 7, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong's first WTA tennis tournament in more than 20 years suffered a major blow on Sunday with main drawcard Eugenie Bouchard withdrawing on medical advice after suffering from the heat at the US Open. China's Peng Shuai, who advanced to the semifinals at Flushing Meadows, was also a...
  • Kvitova, Bouchard steamroll into second round at US Open August 27, 2014

    New York: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and runnerup Eugenie Bouchard launched their US Open campaigns with a bang, blasting their respective firstround opponents in quick fashion on Tuesday. Thirdseeded Kvitova of the Czech Republic crushed Kristina Mladenovic of France 61, 60, while Bouchard was nearly as efficient in dismissing Olga Govortsova...
  • Bouchard, Raonic make final push to summit at US Open August 22, 2014

    Canada has long been a global ice hockey super power, toasted a Formula One driver's champion and at different times has laid claim to the world's fastest man. The Maple Leaf has been waved by a Masters champion and produced most valuable players in the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, Caroline Wozniacki upset at Connecticut Open August 21, 2014

    New Haven: Thirdseeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and fourtime champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straightset upsets on Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open. Bouchard lost 62, 62 to Australian Samantha Stosur. The Canadian, ranked No 8 in the world, played with her left thigh wrapped after...
  • Eugenie Bouchard beaten on day of outs at Rogers Cup August 7, 2014

    It was a day of unexpected absences at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday: Andrea Petkovic failed to make her match, Svetlana Kuznetsova pulled out injured, the power went out, and so too did an inconsistent Eugenie Bouchard. Amid the surprising run of events, there were some predictable outcomes. Thirdseeded Agnieszka Radwanska...
  • Powereddown Bouchard knocked out in Montreal August 6, 2014

    The Rogers Cup lost power both figuratively and literally on Tuesday with hometown favourite Eugenie Bouchard suffering a second round defeat to American qualifier Shelby Rogers. The 20yearold Bouchard, playing for the first time since losing in the Wimbledon final to Petra Kvitova last month, faltered badly in front of her...
  • Bouchard and Kvitova ready to go nuts at Wimbledon July 5, 2014

    It was "a weird match with a weird ending" but all Eugenie Bouchard cared about was the splitsecond in which she saw Simona Halep's lunging service return spinning into the net. It was the moment that confirmed her 76(5), 62 victory over the Romanian third seed at Wimbledon on Thursday. More importantly,...
  • Eugenie Bouchard ready to become Wimbledon royalty July 4, 2014

    London: Marriage proposals, broken records, pop idols and the small matter of reaching a Wimbledon final, it has been a busy two weeks in southwest London for young Canadian Eugenie Bouchard. The 20yearold Bouchard is the first Canadian male or female to reach a grand slam final and she...
  • Bouchard powers past Halep to Wimbledon final July 3, 2014

    London: Powerful Canadian Eugenie Bouchard overcame matchpoint jitters to claim an eventful 76(5), 62 victory over Romania's Simona Halep 76(5), 62 at Wimbledon on Thursday and reach a grand slam final for the first time. The 20yearold from Montreal harried and chased third seed Halep from the baseline, producing a series...
  • Roger Federer looking good for his eighth Wimbledon title July 2, 2014

    London: Roger Federer's nearly perfect serving carried him back to the Wimbledon quarterfinals. He'll try to continue his bid for a record eighth championship at the All England Club by beating his friend and countryman Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday. Federer won all 54 service games through his first four matches in the...
  • Lisicki holds nerve to sweep past Ivanovic at Wimbledon June 30, 2014

    London: Last year's Wimbledon runnerup, Sabine Lisicki of Germany, reached the fourth round by beating 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic 64, 36, 61 on Monday in a match that began two days earlier. The second set was at 1all on Saturday night when the match was suspended because of darkness. Wimbledon...
  • Maria Sharapova makes it back to French Open final June 5, 2014

    Paris: Maria Sharapova made it back into the French Open final for the third straight year, beating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 46, 75, 62 on Thursday. The seventhseeded Russian lost the first set for the third straight match, but again managed to turn things around. Sharapova has now won 19 straight...
  • Sharapova on verge of third Paris final in a row June 5, 2014

    Paris: Clay has long been Maria Sharapova's least favoured surface, but the Russian, who takes on Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday, is on the brink of reaching her third successive French Open final, a feat she has never achieved in the other grand slams. Sharapova, who won the title in Paris in...