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Sports Canada's Eugenie Bouchard beats France's Garcia to reach quarterfinals

09:26  08 january  2020
09:26  08 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the quarterfinals of the Taiwan Open by beating Ana Bogdan 7-5, 7-5 Thursday. Bouchard broke Bogdan to 6-5 and then converted her second match point. She will next face Yafan Wang, who defeated Pauline Parmetier 6-3, 6-3.

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts after winning against Caroline Garcia of France during their women's singles second round match at the Auckland Classic tennis tournament in Auckland on January 8, 2020. (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP via Getty Images) Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts after winning against Caroline Garcia of France during their women's singles second round match at the Auckland Classic tennis tournament in Auckland on January 8, 2020. (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP via Getty Images)

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has reached the quarterfinals at the season-opening ASB Classic.

Bouchard downed France's Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday for her second victory in two days to begin the 2020 tennis season.

Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., needed an hour 28 minutes to get by the No. 8 seed. 

She will face either American Amanda Anisimova or Russia's Daria Kasatkina in the next round.

Bouchard, ranked No. 262, opened the season Monday with 7-5, 7-5 win over Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens in the first round.

It was Bouchard's first victory above a 125K event (the lowest level on the WTA Tour) since last February in Dubai.

The 25-year-old has experienced a big drop in the rankings since reaching No. 5 in 2014.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 7, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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