Canada's Bouchard wins second-round qualifying match at Luxembourg
Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, returns a shot to Marketa Vondrousova, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
The Canadian Press
Published Sunday, October 14, 2018 5:19PM EDT
LUXEMBOURG - Canada's Eugenie Bouchard defeated Switzerland's Jil Teichmann 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday to reach the final qualification round at the Luxembourg Open.
Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., will next play Jessika Ponchet of France, who beat Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-4 in her second-round match.
Four spots are reserved for qualifiers in the 32-player main draw at the US$250,000 WTA Tour event.
Bouchard, who's seeded fifth in the qualifying draw, holds the No. 110 position in the world rankings.
Ponchet is ranked 228th.