“Super Excited”: Eugenie Bouchard Joins Tennis Channel as a Presenter During Injury Hiatus

Published 08/03/2021, 6:00 AM EDT
MONTREAL, ON – JULY 24: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada addresses the media during previews of the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium on July 24, 2016 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)


Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard has been out of action since March this year. The athlete suffered from a shoulder injury and was forced to undergo surgery. However, she has been making the most of her time by holidaying in Miami and New York.

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Recently, Bouchard made an appearance on Tennis Channel as a studio analyst. In her first on-air appearance as an expert, she will offer commentary every day during the week and continue to work for the network during the initial days of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

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Eugenie Bouchard is thrilled about the new role

The Canadian star will interact with Tennis Channel analysts and former player Lindsay Davenport, coach Paul Annacone, Chanda Rubin, and Jimmy Arias.

On this new role, Bouchard stated, “I’m very excited to work with Tennis Channel for the next few weeks. Whether at home or in a hotel on the road, I always have Tennis Channel on my TV. I’m really looking forward to joining the team in the studio.”

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Eugenie Bouchard of Canada celebrates a point in her first round match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium during day one of the 2020 ASB Classic at ASB Tennis Centre on January 06, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Reflecting on her season, Bouchard began her journey at the Australian Open but failed to go past the qualifying rounds. After that, she was seen in Mexico and came as far as the finals, losing to Sara Sorribes Tormo.

She competed in another tournament in Mexico and crashed out in the opening round, which was the last tournament she competed in.

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It has been a while since she has been on Tour. As a fan, one hopes to see her get back on the courts fully fit and winning ways.

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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