“Going to Go For It”: Eugenie Bouchard Confident Ahead of WTA Guadalajara Open 2021 Finals

Published 03/13/2021, 3:30 PM EST
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)


Despite a poor start in 2021, Eugenie Bouchard has made an incredible comeback in the season. The Canadian star has regained her momentum and has played some exceptional tennis lately. Because of this, she has earned herself a spot in the finale of the WTA Guadalajara Open 2021.

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Former World No.5 Eugenie Bouchard recently defeated Elisabetta Cocciaretto in the semis of the Guadalajara Open 2021. She simply thrashed her opponent and was able to defeat her in straight sets. The final scoreline of the match was 6-2, 7-6.

In a recent interview after her victory in the semi-finale, Bouchard highlighted that it had been a hectic week for her. She also claimed that she is here to play and would not put any pressure on herself ahead of the finals.

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PARIS, FRANCE – SEPTEMBER 27: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada celebrates after winning match point during her Women’s Singles first-round match against Anna Kalinskaya of Russia during day one of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros on September 27, 2020, in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

“It’s been a hectic week, I haven’t had time to slow down and think at all. From no altitude to altitude … whatever happens, happens. I’m here to play, I’m not putting any pressure on myself. I almost didn’t come,” said Bouchard in the interview.

She revealed how she didn’t even have a plan to play at the WTA Guadalajara Open 2021 initially. However, she is happy that she played here and is now in the finals.

“Happy that I did”- Eugenie Bouchard on playing at the WTA Guadalajara Open 2021

The tennis beauty also disclosed how she made her mind to come to Mexico and play at the tournament. She also said that she is quite cheerful playing at the event right now.

TORONTO, ON – AUGUST 06: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada wins a point 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)

“So, I’m super happy I decided to just say, ‘I’m going to go for it and go to Mexico and play. I’m happy that I did. You just never know what’s going to happen,” added the 2014 Wimbledon runner-up.

Bouchard recently played in the doubles finale at the Lyon Open 2021. Even though she lost the match with partner Olga Danilovic, she exhibited some great skills on the court.

It is a great opportunity for Bouchard to win a title after a long time at the Guadalajara Open 2021. She’ll face Sara Sorribes Tormo in the finals and will look forward to playing some attacking and aggressive tennis. Will Bouchard be able to win the title at the WTA Guadalajara 2021?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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