The Rogers Cup 2017 Eugenie Bouchard lasted only two innings

Sport 9 August, 2017

Photo: Mark Blinch, The canadian Press
Eugenie Bouchard has not crossed the first round at the Rogers Cup.

Toronto — Eugenie Bouchard has not crossed the first round at the Rogers Cup. The Montreal-based owner of a pass is angled in two sets of 6-3, 6-4 in front of the qualified Donna Vekic.


It is now six consecutive tournaments where the player of 23 years was eliminated in his first game.


Bouchard started the game well wrong way, giving quickly two breaks of service to allow Vekic to take the lead 3-0. However, Bouchard has even converted two of the three balls of breakage that has offered the Croatian in the first round. The four breaks granted to you by Quebec, on the decisive game, long of 10 minutes, and a row of six passages at equal, will be allowed to Vekic to take the lead.


Montreal has committed five double faults and committed 19 unforced errors, against only 10 for Vekic, who dispute for the first time the main board of Canada’s International. The Croatian broke the service of Bouchard, 70th in the world, six times in addition to winning 17 of his first 27 balls of service at the Aviva Center.


Bouchard has better started the second set, giving a break to take the lead 2-1, but it has been unable to confirm it. The two players have subsequently retained their service for five games, until Bouchard sends the ball into the net at 30-40 to give the match to Vekic.


The Croatian 21-year-old, ranked 51st in the world, will face the third-seeded, the German Angelique Kerber in the second round.


Despite his fall, which doesn’t seem to want to stop — Bouchard was ranked fifth in the world in 2014, it remains the best Canadian singles rankings of the ATP. She is still competing in doubles. His partner Karolina Pliskova and she will face Dominika Cibulkova and Kirsten Flipkens later on Tuesday.

Photo: Mark Blinch, The canadian Press
Catherine Bellis

Earlier, the U.s. 18-year-old Catherine Bellis came from the back to show the output to the German Julia Georges 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Bellis took delivery of six double faults to register five breaks in the face of Georges, who converted only three of the nine balls of breakage that has offered the American, who will face the Russian ranked eighth Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round.


In the other matches, france’s Oceane Dodin had to withdraw in the first inning, giving the Australian Ashleigh Barty in a 5-0 win, while Slovak Magdalena Rybarikova beat Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 7-5, 6-0.


In the evening, the Ontario Bianca Andreescu has to make its debut at the Rogers Cup in the face of the Hungarian Timea Babos. It is the only Canadian still in the running in singles, since Montreal’s Francoise Abanda lost Monday in front of Lucie Safarova.