TORONTO — The old-school Eugenie Bouchard returned to the court Thursday at the Rogers Cup.
Her smile was back and there was spring in her step. She looked like the player who enjoyed a breakout season in 2014.
The only thing missing was a victory.
Bouchard, who has been unable to shake a long singles slump, teamed with Karolina Pliskova for a rollicking doubles match at the Aviva Centre’s grandstand court. They pushed Germany’s Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic to the brink before dropping a 7-5, 1-6, 11-9 decision.
The result didn’t seem to bother the Canadian or her …read more
Source: National Newswatch