Player Profile – Eugenie Bouchard
This is the player’s profile of Eugenie Bouchard, the professional female tennis player from Canada.
Basic Details about Eugenie Bouchard
Full Name: Eugenie Bouchard
Nick Name: ‘Genie’
Date of Birth: 25th February, 1994
Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Current Residence: Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Professional Details about Eugenie Bouchard
Turned Pro: In 2009
Playing Style: Right Handed
Coaches: Nick Saviano (2006) | Nathalie Tauziat (2013) | Antonio van Grichen (Current)
Grand Slam Singles Performances by Eugenie Bouchard
Australian Open: SF – 2014
French Open: SF – 2014
Wimbledon: F – 2014
US Open: 4R – 2014
Grand Slam Doubles Performances by Eugenie Bouchard
Australian Open: 3R – 2014
Wimbledon: 3R – 2013
US Open: 1R – 2013
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances by Eugenie Bouchard
Wimbledon: 1R – 2013
Highest WTA Ranking: 5 (Achieved on 20th October, 2014)
Official website: geniebouchard.com
Early and Personal Life of Eugenie Bouchard
Born to Michael Bouchard, an investment banker and Julie Leclair, a homemaker in Montreal, Canada, Eugenie Bouchard is a twin sister of Beatrice who is just six minutes older to her. She has two younger siblings Charlotte and William. Both the twin sisters (Eugenie Bouchard twin sister) are named after Prince Andrew’s daughters. Eugenie started playing tennis when she was just five years old and became a member of the Tennis Canada National Training Center in Montreal. She did her studies in Westmount and then moved to Florida at the age of 12 with her mother to get proper coaching by Nick Saviano.
A proficient student in mathematics, Genie Bouchard once thought to become a physician, but the chat with her favorite tennis player Roger Federer at the Wimbledon Ball in 2012 made sure that she will go on with tennis only.
Professional Career of Eugenie Bouchard
After starting playing in the ITF circuit Genie Bouchard won her first ever Canadian Under 18 indoor tournament played in Toronto in 2009 when she was just 15.The same year she also won the Pan American Closed ITF Championships. At the start of her junior level tennis in the grand slams, Genie Bouchard tried hard but could not find a win till 2012. She won her first junior Wimbledon title by beating Elina Svitolina and became the first Canadian ever to win junior or pro title at a grand slam event. In the 2014 Nurnberger Versicherungscup, which is considered to be the warm-up tournament before the French Open, Bouchard won her first ever WTA singles title by defeating Karolina Pliskova in the finals.
Since then the career of Eugenie Bouchard is on the up. She even reached the finals of the Wimbledon 2014 but lost to Petra Kvitova. With the age on her side, she can definitely on her way to becoming one of the most successful women’s tennis players.
Endorsements by Eugenie Bouchard
- Coca – Cola
- Rogers Communications