Eugenie Bouchard News
Eugenie Bouchard made a completely unexpected decision. The Canadian sportsman chose not to take part in this year’s Roland Garros tournament. Genie does not have direct access to the main board, because of poor ranking (119 WTA), and in the week when qualifying matches are played, she chose to go to another competition (Strasbourg).
Earlier this month, the 24-year-old has announced he will do his best to re-enter. The former Wimbledon finalist is going to be playing in ITF tournaments in the next season.
Bouchard will try to play tennis at a lower level, likely to leave WTA tournaments as early as the first round. Thus, the Canadian has decided that he can not cope at this high level at this moment and will be playing in ITF tournaments, where he will meet more poorly rated players.
“I’m going to play in smaller tournaments and evolve in competitions that nobody cares about to regain my rhythm. I have to have a positive attitude and have matches standing. when I had a loaded schedule and played many matches, “Bouchard told the Overseas Press.
In 2018, Bouchard lost in the first round to Hobart, Indian Wells and Charleston, at the Australian Open was eliminated by Simona Halep in round two, and Miami did not even reach the main painting. Canadian is now 111th WTA and this year won only $ 119,300 in prizes.