‘Some Good News’: Eugenie Bouchard Teases an Update on Her Shoulder Injury

Published 12/07/2021, 1:34 AM EST
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)

Eugenie ‘Genie’ Bouchard has been having irregular WTA seasons due to injuries for several years now. The Canadian tennis star hasn’t played professionally since March 2021, owing to her shoulder injury at the Monterrey Open.

The former World No. 5 has been working hard to recover and make her comeback on the tennis court. However, she has been keeping her fans engaged, with various off-court appearances like at the Indian Wells tournament in October this year.

Eugenie Bouchard teases good news on recovery

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PARIS, FRANCE October 02. Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in action against Iga Swiatek of Poland in the third round of the Women’s Singles competition on Court Simonne Mathieu during the French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on October 2nd 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Earlier today, there was a delay in Eugenie Bouchard‘s flight. Thus, in order to pass the time, the Canadian star took to Instagram, where she posted an ‘Ask-Me-Anything’ tag. She welcomed fans and followers to interact with her, captioning the tag “Flight delayed- ask me anything.”

Questions and praises immediately came flowing in, and Bouchard responded to a few for all to see. One fan asked Bouchard about her shoulder’s recovery process, asking, “How your recovery is progressing?”

Eugenie definitely gave fans a happy surprise with her answer. Although she did not reveal anything, she posted a selfie of herself at the airport, along with the reply, “Got some good news todayyyyy!!!!!”

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As is apparent, Eugenie Bouchard definitely has some good news that she is holding onto, vis-a-vis her recovery progress.

Understandably, fans quickly went frenzied, convinced that she would be coming back to the game pretty soon.

 

‘Genie’ is preparing for her return

MADRID, SPAIN – MAY 08: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada celebrates match point in her match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on day three of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis at La Caja Magica on May 8, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Eugenie Bouchard has not played a tennis match since March 2021, owing to her shoulder injury. Sadly, her injury had initially rendered her unable to hold a tennis racket for almost half a year.

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However, now, Bouchard has been looking strong in her recovery. Through another Instagram post, she pleasantly surprised fans, who have avidly been waiting for her return to the tour.

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Bouchard has certainly been recovering well. However, a return to the court at the beginning of the 2022 tour in Australia remains unlikely for her. How excited are you to see Eugenie back in action?

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Samarveer Singh is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports. Holding a degree in English Literature and a diploma in Fitness Sciences and Training, Samarveer is obsessed with tennis and basketball. A collegiate athlete himself, he admires all sportspersons who put in the work in order to achieve excellence.

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