MONTREAL – Eugenie Bouchard and Stephanie Dubois failed Sunday in their attempt to win the singles title at the tournament International Tennis Federation (ITF) which they took part. Bouchard, 169th in the WTA rankings, bowed 6-4, 6-2 in the final of Saguenay Challenger against the seventh-seeded and 173rd racket World, American Madison Keys. “I’ve played less than my opponent admitted Bouchard. My service has been terrible today (Sunday).
These are things that happen. ““Keys played very well and served very well it’s been so hard for me to get into the game, she said. I wanted to play my own game and aggressively, but it has also. It was a good battle, but she did better than me. “The American 17 year old needed just 60 minutes to defeat the athlete Westmount. Bouchard took a 3-0 lead in the first inning, but lost 12 of 15 games following. “I managed to break in the second set to 4-2, but I have not been able to capitalize on my service next move.” Having qualified for her first final of a Challenger Tour event, Bouchard hopes to continue its momentum, she will participate this week at Tevlin Challenger, a tournament in Toronto that will provide $ 50,000 in scholarships. “I had a good week in Saguenay.
I want to do the same thing in Toronto, or even better, “she concluded. Dubois defeated by Mariana Duque-Marino at Open played in Florence, South Carolina, Stephanie Dubois, ranked 153rd and third-seeded to measured the Colombian Mariana Duque-Marino, 170th player in the world in grand final tournament with $ 25,000 in prize money. “Conditions were very difficult match because of incessant wind. I would have liked to win the final, especially with my victory two weeks ago and my semi-final last week, “said the player who turns 26 on Oct. 31. Lavalloise won the first round in account of 6-4 before seeing his opponent leveled the score by winning the second 6-2.
Dubois could turn the tide in the final race which was won 6-1 by Duque-Marino. “I went to get the first set being patient and playing it better with the wind, but she gained momentum and was more dominant than me in the last two. She played very well and was able to use his forehand very brushed, “said Dubois. Quebecer end his season in Toronto since it wills also Tevlin Challenger. “I am very pleased with my recent weeks. I played the most games possible to finish the year with confidence for the 2013 season.’