Eugenie Bouchard Confirms Her Relationship With NFL Star Mason Rudolph

Published 02/22/2021, 6:45 AM EST
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada celebrates against Jamie Loeb of the United States during their round 3 women’s singles qualifying match during the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)


Former World No. 5 Eugenie Bouchard has officially confirmed her relationship with National Football League (NFL) player Mason Rudolph. Bouchard celebrated her Valentine’s day with Rudolph.

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Bouchard posted a picture of her having fun at a beach in Cabo San Lucas in Mexico, calling it a Valentine’s getaway, making fans wonder who her partner was. This was confirmed when Rudolph posted a picture on his Instagram calling Bouchard his ‘valentine’.

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Other NFL players like Zach Banner also reacted to Rudolph and Bouchard’s announcement. Banner commented, “So many broken hearts… Don’t worry, I’ll be their crying shoulder…”

Mason Rudolph plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he is a quarterback. His relationship with Bouchard was rumored to be serious when Bouchard was spotted in Pittsburg. Rumors were further fuelled when she posted a picture that was liked by Rudolph.

Where will Eugenie Bouchard play next?

Bouchard will go to Mexico again in early March to play the WTA event in Guadalajara. The WTA Guadalajara event will move into its second edition and will feature the likes of Sloane Stephens, Nadia Podoroska, and others. The Canadian was scheduled to play last year, but the tournament was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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“I was supposed to play last year, but unfortunately, it got canceled. So I’m very happy for the tournament that they’re able to host the event. I’m looking forward to seeing all you guys out there, the Mexican people. I can’t wait to have some Mexican food and [speaking Spanish].”

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts during her match. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The event in Guadalajara will be Bouchard’s second event of 2021. Bouchard again failed to go past the qualifiers of the Australian Open. Having ranked past 140 in the WTA rankings, Bouchard didn’t get a direct entry into the main draw of Aussie Open 2021, and she fell in the second round of the qualifiers for the second straight year.

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Bhavishya Mittal is a tennis author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Manipal University. A former sports editor for The Manipal Journal, Bhavishya has also worked for The New Indian Express. He has a keen eye for many sports but he is a particularly ardent follower of tennis, with a zest to create riveting articles on the ever-evolving sport.

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