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Player Profile – Eugenie Bouchard

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This is the player’s profile of Eugenie Bouchard, the professional female tennis player from Canada.

Basic Details about Eugenie Bouchard

Full Name: Eugenie BouchardPlayer Profile – 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)

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) is 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.

This might be a difficult time for Bouchard, but at a point, she was considered to be an average player. Later in 2014, she became famous and also ranked at the World Number five in October.

In the same year, she also reached the final round of Wimbledon. Not only that but Bouchard also managed to reach semifinals at the Australian Open and French Open. In 2015, she was in the 4th round of the US Open 2015.

In 2015, she had to withdraw from the game due to a concussion. Later in 2017, Bouchard managed to reach the third round of the Australian Open. Unfortunately, post this tournament, she has not been able to be part of the second round at any of the Major tournaments.

Talking about her achievements, she has won one WTA title and another 6 ITF titles.

Endorsements by Eugenie Bouchard

  • Coca-Cola
  • Rogers Communications
  • Pinty’s
  • Nike
  • Babolat
  • Usana
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