On paper, Genie Bouchard was the favorite by ranking. On the court, it felt like an upset as she defeated Venus Williams 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 to reach the Family Circle Cup quarterfinals.
Genie Bouchard vs. Venus Williams. That works.
A local chapter of the Genie Army was on hand as Genie Bouchard pummelled Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 6-2, 6-0 in her second-round match at the Family Circle Cup.
When Janette Husarova took the court with doubles partner Varvara Lepchenko in Charleston Tuesday night, after the shocker loss by a hobbling Serena Williams, we’d be willing to bet that nearly everyone in the crowd was unaware they’d already seen her.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – It seemed like a no-brainer that a doubles match featuring the dramatic Jerzy Janowicz, with the agitator (read: s..t-disturber) team of Paes and Stepanek on the other side, was worth checking out.
Genie Bouchard back on court in dubs, with junior Wimbledon champion partner Taylor Townsend. They came close.
Many began; Adil Shamasdin finished up the week a champion.
Genie Bouchard takes care of business on Billie Jean King Court. (pic from Bouchard’s Twitter).
No, they won’t actually pay you. But there are perks to being a volunteer at the Rogers Cup this summer, just the same.
All-Access Hour from the Family Circle Cup starring, right now, Genie Bouchard.
Roger Federer is back in the top four which, the way he’s playing this year, seems about right.