Canadian Eugenie Bouchard ousted in second round at Wimbledon
Eugenie Bouchard’s four-match winning streak is over — and so is the Canadian’s run at Wimbledon.
The 24-year-old native of Westmount lost 6-4, 7-5 to No. 17 seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia in the second round of the grass-court major.
Bouchard, won three qualifying matches to get into the main draw after seeing her ranking tumble to No. 188, led 5-2 in the second set against Barty and had one set point, but couldn’t pull it off.
Bouchard converted on just one of her six break-point opportunities, while Barty was good on three of seven.
No. 26 seed Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., plays a second-round men’s match against Benoit Paire of France later Thursday.
No. 13 seed Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont, faces Dennis Novak of Austria in the third round on Friday
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