MELBOURNE, Australia – Westmount’s Genie Bouchard prepares to make her Australian Open debut as a seeded player – relegated to the wilds of Court 15 as she meets the winner of the Asian Oz Open wild-card playoff, Hao Chen Tang of China.
There’s no chance a bit of this will make it to television, so stay tuned here and we’ll update you as best we can.
The match should start around 10 p.m. Sunday night, Montreal time, if not a little before.
Here are some pics of Bouchard’s practice session with coach Nick Saviano. Also on the court were Vania King and Flavia Pennetta.