Eugenie "Genie" Bouchard (born February 25, 1994) is a Canadian professional tennis player. On October 14, 2013, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 32. In 2012, Bouchard became the first Canadian ever to win a Grand Slam in singles after her win at Wimbledon as a junior. She also achieved a career high junior rank of No. 2 following her title. At the end of the 2013 season, she was named the WTA Newcomer of the Year, only the second Canadian to do so. Bouchard is currently Canada's highest-ranked women's singles player.
In 2005, Bouchard participated at the tournament Open Super 12 in Auray, France. She captured the ITF singles and doubles titles in Costa Rica and also the All Canadian ITF singles title in Burlington in 2008. In 2009 and at only 15, she won the Canadian under-18 indoor championship in Toronto. At this event, Eugenie overpowered fellow Quebecker Marianne Jodoin 6–4, 7–5 to become, at 15 years and a month, one of the youngest winners of the indoor event. She won her first professional main draw match at Caserta, Italy, defeating No. 798 Frederica Grazioso, 6–4, 7–6(11–9). Also in 2009, she won the Pan American Closed ITF Championships.
At the Australian Open, she lost in the semifinals of the singles junior event against fifth seed Mónica Puig by the score of 4–6, 4–6. A week later, she won her first professional title at the ITF $25,000 Burnie International, where she defeated fellow 16 year old qualifier Zheng Saisai 6–4, 6–3 in the final. She won her second professional title in April at the ITF $10,000 in Šibenik, Croatia. She defeated qualifier Jessica Ginier in the final by the score of 6–2, 6–0. She missed the French Open due to an injury. At Wimbledon, Bouchard lost in the quarterfinals of the singles junior event to the number three seed Irina Khromacheva 2–6, 2–6 but won the doubles junior event with her partner Grace Min. She also reached a week later her first professional doubles final with Megan Moulton-Levy at the $50,000 ITF tournament in Waterloo, where she lost 3–6, 6–3, [7–10]. At the end of July, she beat the 114th ranked player Alison Riske 6–3, 6–2 at the Citi Open in College Park. It was her first WTA main draw win. With that win, she had the chance to meet number 2 seed Nadia Petrova in the second round, but lost 2–6, 2–6.
She reached the semifinals of the junior Australian Open for the second straight year, but lost 5–7, 1–6 to Yulia Putintseva. Bouchard won her first professional doubles title at the $50,000 ITF tournament in Dothan with partner Jessica Pegula. She defeated fellow Canadians Sharon Fichman and Marie-Ève Pelletier 6–4, 4–6, [10–5] in the final. In May, Bouchard won her third professional singles title at the $10,000 ITF Challenger in Båstad with a 7–6(7–4), 6–0 win over Katharina Lehnert. She won the next week her second straight $10,000 ITF title in Båstad, when she defeated Milana Špremo 6–3, 6–0 in the final. Eugenie won the singles title at the junior Wimbledon with a 6–2, 6–2 win over third seed Elina Svitolina. She became the first Canadian ever, junior or pro, to win a Grand Slam in singles. She also won the doubles title for the second straight year, this time with American Taylor Townsend, after beating Belinda Bencic and Ana Konjuh 6–4, 6–3 in the final. At the end of July, Bouchard won her second $25,000 ITF tournament and fifth singles title of her career at the Challenger in Granby. She defeated fellow Canadian and defending champion Stéphanie Dubois 6–2, 5–2 ret. in the final. She played a week later at the Citi Open where she was awarded a wildcard for the main draw. Bouchard made it to the first WTA quarterfinal of her career, but was defeated 4–6, 4–6 by Sloane Stephens. At the Rogers Cup, she upset former World No. 11 Shahar Pe'er 3–6, 6–2, 7–5 in the first round. She then lost in the next round to 2011 French Open champion Li Na 4–6, 4–6. Bouchard reached her first $50,000 ITF final at the Challenger in Saguenay, but lost 4–6, 2–6 to Madison Keys. The next week, she won her first 50K at the ITF Challenger in Toronto. She reached the doubles final as well. At her last tournament of the season, Bouchard lost 3–6, 6–2, [4–10] to Jacqueline Cako and Natalie Pluskota in the doubles final of the 75K in Phoenix.
At the start of the season Bouchard attempted to qualify for the main draw at the Apia International Sydney but lost to Storm Sanders in the first round of the qualifiers 6–7(6–8), 6–7(6–8). She played the qualifiers for the Australian Open but lost 6–7(7–9), 6–7(6–8) to Daria Gavrilova in the second round. Bouchard played in the main draw of the Copa Bionaire in Cali, Colombia. She beat Laura Thorpe 7–5, 6–2 in the opening round but lost to Russian Alexandra Panova 3–6, 7–5, 6–7(4–7) in the next round. Her next tournament was the Copa Colsanitas where she had to play the qualifying rounds again. She beat Richèl Hogenkamp 6–4, 6–0 in the opening round but lost 4–6, 5–7 to Arantxa Parra Santonja in the second, preventing her from making the main draw. Bouchard played in the main draw of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico. She played Eva Birnerová in the first round and won 7–6(7–5), 6–3. She next faced defending champion and top seed Sara Errani losing the match 6–7(4–7), 2–6. She received a wild card entry to the Sony Open Tennis in Miami where she defeated Shahar Pe'er 4–6, 6–1, 6–4 and was defeated in the second round by the World number 2 Maria Sharapova. Genie than competed at the Family Circle Cup where she successfully qualified for the main draw, and drew fellow qualifier, Nastassja Burnett which she won in straight sets 6–2, 6–3. She also defeated World No. 42 Laura Robson in three sets in the second round, her first top 50 win. She then had the biggest win of her career when she defeated the former US Open champion Samantha Stosur 6–1, 2–0 ret. to book a spot in the quarterfinals of the Premier tournament. It was the first top 10 victory of her young career. Although she lost to Jelena Janković 2–6, 1–6, the quarterfinal appearance assured her a spot in the top 100 for the first time.
Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended. This table is current through the 2013 BGL Luxembourg Open.