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Eugenie Bouchard gets wild card into Montreal WTA event

Eugenie Bouchard played the Wimbledon final four years ago but has since suffered through season after season of disappointment and a tumbling ranking.

tennis Updated: Jul 20, 2018 23:15 IST
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Eugenie Bouchard is currently ranked 146th.(AFP)

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has received a wild card invitation into the WTA tournament in Montreal next month, one of the key hard court tune-ups for the US Open.

“Eugenie is currently showing great things and we hope that she can keep her momentum going in Montreal,” tournament director Eugene Lapierre said in a statement on Friday.

“She gave fans a great show back in April when she got two important wins at the most recent Fed Cup tie. We cannot wait to see her in action at home once again.”

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Organizers said Bouchard would play on the opening day of main draw action, Monday, August 6.

Bouchard, 24, reached the semi-finals of the WTA tournament in Gstaad on Friday.

The 146th-ranked Canadian played the Wimbledon final four years ago but has since suffered through season after season of disappointment and a tumbling ranking.

At Wimbledon this year she emerged from qualifying but fell in the second round.

First Published: Jul 20, 2018 23:15 IST