“You Said It Not Me” – Eugenie Bouchard Responds to Fan After Calling Novak Djokovic a Crybaby

Published 08/28/2021, 8:30 PM EDT
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts during the ladies singles first round match against Risa Ozaki of Japan day three of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


Although she may not be taking part in the US Open, Eugenie Bouchard continues to be a popular face on the WTA Tour. While she will feature as a studio analyst for Tennis Channel in Flushing Meadows, she engaged with her fans on Instagram earlier today.

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Fielding several questions, the Canadian tennis star received one which referenced an comment she made on Novak Djokovic earlier this week.

Fan references Eugenie Bouchard calling Novak Djokovic a crybaby

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During an appearance for Tennis Channel, the 27-year-old engaged herself in a game called ‘Word Rally’. She needed to say the first word that came to her mind for each word that appeared in front of her. When Djokovic came up, Bouchard said“Crybaby” along with an expression.

During her Q&A session on Instagram, a fan made sure to remind her of those words. In a short yet funny comment, the fan wrote“Djokovic is a baby lol”. Bouchard immediately replied in a witty manner, by saying, “You said it, not me!”

While she received such questions, she also received questions and comments on other aspects. The questions ranged from food choices to TV preferences, and some also included her potential return to tennis.

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Bouchard is currently the World No. 130

In the latest update of the WTA Rankings, the Canadian gained a place to move to #130. Although her last tournament was the Monterrey Open back in March, she made the jump earlier this week.

TORONTO, ON – AUGUST 06: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada wins the first set against Bianca Andreescu of Canada during a first round match on Day 4 of the Rogers Cup at Aviva Centre on August 06, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

While she may not take part in the rest of the 2021 season, fans may see her in the early part of next year. Will she reach the same levels of her earlier years on the tour?

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Sanket Nair is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. A Sports Management graduate, he is a huge fan of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo and hopes to see Red Bull break Mercedes' dominance and win the World Championship soon. Sanket has been hooked to the sport ever since he watched the battle for the 2010 World Championship go down to the wire at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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