Eugenie Bouchard

  • 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. Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska...
  • Powered-down 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 20-year-old 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 split-second in which she saw Simona Halep's lunging service return spinning into the net. It was the moment that confirmed her 7-6(5), 6-2 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 20-year-old 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 match-point jitters to claim an eventful 7-6(5), 6-2 victory over Romania's Simona Halep 7-6(5), 6-2 at Wimbledon on Thursday and reach a grand slam final for the first time. The 20-year-old 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 quarter-finals. 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 runner-up, Sabine Lisicki of Germany, reached the fourth round by beating 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Monday in a match that began two days earlier. The second set was at 1-all 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 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday. The seventh-seeded 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...
  • Sharapova-Bouchard, Djokovic-Gulbis in French Open semi-finals June 4, 2014

    This is what Maria Sharapova does. She digs herself a big hole in a match, then figures a way out, no matter what it takes. She hits shots left-handed. Takes her time between points. Pumps her fists and screams "Come on!" after her opponent's mistakes. And wins. Did it in the fourth...
  • Eugenie Bouchard eases into French Open quarter-finals June 1, 2014

    Paris: Eugenie Bouchard raced into the French Open quarter-finals by beating eighth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-1, 6-2 in just 52 minutes on Sunday. The 18th-seeded Canadian wasted no time, opening up a 5-0 lead in 16 minutes. Bouchard, who reached the Australian Open semifinals this year, next plays either No....
  • Li Na, Agnieszka Radwanska reach 2nd round at Madrid Open May 5, 2014

    Madrid: Seeded women's players Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska overcame stubborn resistance to win their first-round matches at the Madrid Open on Monday. The second-seeded Na held off Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens 6-1, 7-6 (7) before the third-seeded Radwanska ousted Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (3), 6-2 on the clay at the Magic...
  • Petkovic, Cepelova advance to Family Circle final April 6, 2014

    Charleston: Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advanced to the final of the Family Circle Cup, both rallying late in their semi-final matches on Saturday to set up an unlikely championship. No. 14 seed Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6, 6-3,...
  • Top seeds Jankovic, Errani upset at Family Circle April 5, 2014

    Charleston: It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. No. 2 seed Jelena Jankovic and No. 3 seed Sara Errani were both upset on Friday in the quarter-finals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10 seed left in the semi-finals. Jankovic fell to Bouchard...
  • Bouchard beats Venus to reach last eight in Charleston April 4, 2014

    Rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard booked her place in the quarter-finals of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston on Thursday with a 7-6(6), 2-6, 6-4 victory over former world number one Venus Williams. Sixth seed Bouchard, an unabashed fan of Williams as she came up through the junior ranks, broke her...
  • Believe in me, I always did: Eugenie Bouchard January 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Eugenie Bouchard's Australian Open semi-final defeat at the hands of Chinese veteran Li Na would only provide her with a further springboard to greater success, the teenager said on Thursday. The promising 19-year-old stormed into the semi-finals at Melbourne Park with an aggressive style of tennis that won her a...
  • Li Na, Cibulkova to meet in Australian Open final January 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Li Na has advanced to her third Australian Open final and will have to beat Dominika Cibulkova to win her first title at Melbourne Park. No. 4-seeded Li won the first give games to set up a 6-2, 6-4 win over 19-year-old Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the first semifinal...
  • Bouchard beats Ivanovic to reach Australian Open semis January 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Teenager Eugenie Bouchard became the first Canadian to reach the last four of the Australian Open when she upset former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic 5-7 7-5 6-2 on Tuesday. Ivanovic had stunned world number one Serena Williams in the fourth round and looked on course for a first grand...
  • Teen queens showing signs of promise at Australian Open January 15, 2014

    Melbourne: When Martina Hingis was busy winning grand slam titles in the late 1990s, it seemed like teenage stars were ten a penny in the women's game. Fast-forward to 2014 and it is now eight years since a teenager won a grand slam title, when Maria Sharapova the U.S. Open at...
  • Samantha Stosur to face Eugenie Bouchard in Japan Open final October 12, 2013

    Osaka: Samantha Stosur swept past American teenager Madison Keys and into the final of the Japan Open after a powerful performance in Osaka on Saturday. Australian Stosur, the No.3 seed and winner of this tournament four years ago, held all of her service games and gave Keys barely a chance of...
  • Stosur, Keys, Bouchard, Nara in Japan Open semis October 11, 2013

    Osaka: Former champion Samantha Stosur reached the Japan Open semifinals, beating Misaki Doi of Japan 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday. Awaiting the third-seeded Stosur on Saturday is American teenager Madison Keys, who advanced to her first WTA semifinals with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over China's Zheng Jie. In the other semi,...
  • Venus advances to semis at Pan Pacific Open September 26, 2013

    Tokyo: Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semi-finals for the first time on Thursday. Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarter-finals in 2004, broke the 19-year-old Bouchard with a forehand down the line to go up 5-2...
  • Bouchard advances at Pan Pacific Open September 25, 2013

    Tokyo: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada upset sixth-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Pan Pacific Open. Bouchard, making her debut in the Tokyo tournament, broke Jankovic to go up 5-2 in the second set and then held serve to win the match...
  • Eugenie Bouchard reaches quarters after Sam Stosur withdraws April 5, 2013

    Charleston: Australian tennis player Sam Stosur retired with a calf injury from her third-round match at a WTA tour event here in South Carolina. The third seed on Thursday was trailing Canadian qualifier Eugenie Bouchard by a set and was 0-2 down in the second when she felt she couldn't...