Eugenie Bouchard, who was awarded WTA’s most improved player in 2014 for exceptional and distinguished performance. In the same year, She became the first Canadian player to reach the finals at Wimbledon. And also, Genie reached the semifinals at Aussie Open and Roland Garros. Finally, Bouchard climbed to the top five in Women’s Tennis Association Rankings.
“It’s been tough but things are slowly reopening here the courts have been open since May” Former World Number five Eugenie Bouchard updated about tennis courts reopening in parts of states through Tennis Channel Interview.
In addition, Bouchard expressed her thoughts about the unusual tennis break, “I think the toughest part is feeling like I don’t have a job. I feel like not having a plan. And I like someone who schedules things and plans things so to kind of feel like I’m in this empty void is tough mentally.”
Eugenie Bouchard Welcomed Tennis Canada & National Bank Initiative
On May 11, 2020, Tennis Canada announced a grant program in order to provide assistance to professional tennis players. wheelchair players and junior players in the transition towards the professional circuit who are particularly affected by the extended pause in the tennis season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the National Bank sponsored program, players must be ranked between 100 and 750 in the world in singles or ranked between 25 and 100 in doubles in the ATP and WTA rankings, ranked in the Top 100 in the ITF junior rankings or in the Top 50 in the ITF wheelchair rankings
Eugenie Bouchard said,“ Yeah, I heard that news recently. I think that’s great. It’s coming from the National Bank which is a huge sponsor of tennis in Canada. I’m speaking to Carol’s out one of my good friends and she’s eligible for the grant and I just think It’ll help to keep tennis has become more popular in Canada now so it would suck to lose our momentum and I think this can help well”