“OMG”: Eugenie Bouchard Reacts as a Gutted Fan Laments Her Prolonged Absence From Professional Tennis

Published 10/16/2021, 5:36 AM EDT
TORONTO, ON – AUGUST 06: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts after a missed shot 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)


Former World No.5 Eugenie Bouchard is currently working as a tennis analyst at the Tennis Channel. She injured her shoulder about four months ago and hasn’t returned to the court since then. As a result, fans miss her and her exceptional gameplay on the court.

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It seems as if Eugenie Bouchard is fit now and should return to the court really soon. It will be intriguing to see if she manages to make a comeback this year or not.

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Eugenie Bouchard shares a funny meme on her Instagram story

In her recent Instagram story, Bouchard shared a tennis meme. In it, one can see a figure in a really sad state, who is crying because he has not seen the Canadian star in action for the last 212 days.

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)

“OMG. Soon!” wrote Bouchard in the caption of her Instagram story.

Bouchard seemed shocked that fans are missing her so much. Even though it was a hilarious meme and she laughed over it, she also made sure to tell fans that she’ll be back really soon.

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Bouchard in the 2021 season

World No.173 Bouchard has played just four tournaments in the 2021 season. She didn’t enjoy a great start, as she couldn’t qualify for the main draw of the Australian Open 2021.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 26: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada returns the ball to Anastasija Sevastova (not pictured) of Latvia during their Women’s Singles first round match during day one of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2019 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

However, the Canadian player bounced back and reached the finals of the Lyon Open 2021 in the doubles category. She ended as the runner-up of the tournament, along with her partner, Olga Danilovic.

Following this, she played really well at the Guadalajara Open 2021 and once again reached the finals of the tournament. However, she was unlucky this time as well as she failed to battle past Sara Sorribes Tormo in the final. Then, she featured at the Monterrey Open 2021, but unfortunately, couldn’t leave a mark there.

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Fans really hope that Eugenie Bouchard recovers soon and returns to the court quickly. Will she be able to finish the year among the top-150 WTA players?

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Anshul Singh

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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 1000 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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