Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard does not dwell on the field Sunday in Toronto. Tevlin Challenger final in an ITF tournament awarding $ 50,000 in scholarships, athlete Westmount took less than an hour to win against the Ontarian Sharon Fichman, which allowed him to hands on the title. This is the second time in the tournament’s history that a Canadian won the final singles.
Aleksandra Wozniak of Blainville was the first to accomplish this feat in 2005. Bouchard, seeded fourth, defeated his opponent in two Toronto 6-1, 6-2. “I played very well today (Sunday), said the 160th player in the world. Early in the game, I took control of the court. I served very well and I had good shots and good right back. “After winning the first set 6-1, Bouchard led the second 4-0 before seeing Fichman, 179th in the world rankings, join to score and make the score 4-2. “She played a little better in these two games and I may have lost a bit of concentration.
However, I have taken to break to 5-2 and finally, I used to win the game, “said the 18 player who had defeated in semifinals American Maria Sanchez, the tournament favorite. The end of last week, Saguenay Challenger, Eugenie Bouchard had first reached the finals of a tournament with $ 50,000 in scholarships. Experiencing problems with service, however it did not play as she wanted and had failed to defeat the American Madison Keys.
This time, she did not miss the opportunity to get their hands on the title. “I said I wanted to do better this week and it’s exactly what I did. I am happy with my final game today. “For Quebec, it is so far the biggest win of his career in the elderly.”This is a step in the right direction, even if there is still a long way to go where I want to go.
Now I want to win tournaments at the highest levels, “she said. Bouchard now lead to Arizona where she will attend the Goldwater Classic, a tournament with the ITF $ 75,000 in scholarships, which begins Monday in Phoenix.