Eugenie " Genie " Bouchard ( born February 25, 1994 Westmount ) is a Canadian tennis player.
- 2.1 Single
- 2.2 double
- 3.1 Individual
- 3.2 performance in Grand Slam tournaments (Double)
At the age of five years, Bouchard began playing tennis. She is a member of Canada's national training center in Montreal. Since 2011 she takes for her country in the Fed Cup; their record so far: nine victories in two losses (as of March 2014).
2008 - 2010
In 2008, she won in the Junior Women both the individual as well as the doubles competition at the ITF tournament in Costa Rica, as well as the individual title at the All Canadian ITF tournament in Burlington.
In 2009 she won at the age of 15 years and one month the Canadian Championships Indoor Under -18s in Toronto; so that it is one of the youngest winners in the history of the tournament. In the final, she defeated Marianne Jodoin 6-4, 7-5. Her first professional match, she won a Challenger tournament in Italy Caserta, where they defeated Federica Grazioso ( WTA 798 ) with 6:4 and 7:6. That same year she also won the Pan-American ITF Championships, one of her greatest successes as a junior.
2011 - 2012
At the Australian Open Bouchard lost to seeded 5 Mónica Puig the semi-finals of the juniors with 4:6, 4:6. A week later, she won her first professional tournament. In the final of the ITF tournament in Burnie she defeated the 16 -year-old Zheng Saisai in two sets. Your second ITF title she won on April 10 in Croatia with a playoff victory over Jessica Ginier ( 6:2, 6:0 ). Due to their good performances she was appointed to the Canadian Fed Cup team; against Slovenia they lost their first game with 0:6, 4:6 Polona Hercog, the second she won against Masa Zec Peskiric 6-4, 6-1. At the Wimbledon Championships the junior women she came in 2011 to the quarter finals where they had to the number 3 set Irina Khrmacheva with 2:6, 2:6 beaten. In doubles, she won the competition on the side of Grace Min A week later she was at the ITF tournament in Canada Waterloo with its U.S. partner Megan Moulton -Levy in the final, in which they the American Alexandra Mueller and Asia Muhammed defeated in the match tie-break. End of July, Bouchard defeated in the first round of the WTA tournament in San Diego the number 114 in the world rankings, Alison Riske - their first victory on the WTA Tour. In round two she succumbed to the set number 2 Nadia Petrova with 2:6, 2:6.
At Wimbledon she won in 2012 in the Junior Women both finals: in individual defeated Elina Switolina 6:2, 6:2, and in the twin on the side of Taylor Townsend pairing Belinda Bencic / Ana Konjuh with 6:4 and 6:3.
In October, she reached her first WTA final, which she lost 6:3, 5:7 and 2:6 against Samantha Stosur in Osaka. In November, she was honored by the WTA because of their rapid ascent into the top 50, and the newcomer of the year. She finished the season ranked 32 in the world rankings, making him the highest-ranked teenager and the highest placed Canadian at this time.
2014, it was the first time in the main draw of the Australian Open and reached her first semifinal equal at a Grand Slam tournament. She was so in 22 years, the first Canadian woman who reached the semi-finals of a major tournament. In the quarterfinals, she defeated in three sets, the former world number one Ana Ivanovic, who had turned in the previous round, the current world number one Serena Williams. In the semifinals she defeated the eventual tournament champion Li Na with 2:6 and 4:6. After the tournament, she was out in 19th place in the world rankings for the first time, making it one of the 20 top-ranked players. International attention attracted a group of Australian fans is that genius Army, the Bouchard loudly cheering during the games. Especially in their home country, there was a real hype around her person.
Career statistics and tournament balance
Legend: S = tournament victory; F, HF, VF, AF = finals / semifinals / quarterfinals / knockout stages; 1, 2, 3 = eliminated in the first / second / third main round; RR = Round Robin ( Group Stage ); n a = not discharged; a K. = other category; PO ( Playoff) = promotion and relegation round of Fed Cup; K1, K2, K3 = participation in the Continental Group I, II, III in the Fed Cup.
Were considered the tournaments Tier I ( to 2008), or the tournaments of categories Premier Mandatory and Premier 5 ( since 2009).
Performance in Grand Slam tournaments (Double)
- 2013: Bobbie Rosenfeld Award