Tennis
Mon, 1 Oct 2018

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard (born February 25, 1994) is a Canadian-born professional tennis player residing in the Bahamas.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

At the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, she became the first Canadian-born player representing Canada to reach the final of a Grand Slam tournament in singles, finishing runner-up to Petra Kvitová.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

She also reached the semifinals of the 2014 Australian Open and 2014 French Open.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Having won the 2012 Wimbledon girls’ title, she was named WTA Newcomer of the Year at the end of the 2013 WTA Tour.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Finally, Bouchard received the WTA Most Improved Player award for the 2014 season and reached a career-high ranking of No. 5, becoming the first Canadian female tennis player to be ranked in the top 5 in singles.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Due to her struggles with form, her ranking in January 2018 dropped out of the top 100 for the first time since April 2013.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Bouchard has a fraternal twin sister, Beatrice, who is six minutes older.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

She also has two younger siblings, sister Charlotte (born 1995) and brother William (born 1999).

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

She and her twin sister are named after Prince Andrew’s daughters, Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York.

Photos – The Eugenie Bouchard Story

Image Courtesy – Eugenie Bouchard ( Instagram )

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