Eugenie Bouchard makes 2nd-round exit at Western & Southern Open
Canadian tennis player continues decline
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard fell 6-7 (6), 5-7 to Ukraine's Elina Svitolina on Wednesday in second round action at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.
The Westmount, Que., native jumped to a 2-0 lead before falling behind and dropping the first set.
The 21-year-old Bouchard had two double faults and one ace. No. 14 seed Svitolina managed three aces on her serve.
The match took just over one hour 41 minutes.
Bouchard was coming off a first-round win on Tuesday against Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko.
The Canadian was trying to rebound after a first-round loss to Swiss teen Belinda Bencic at the Rogers Cup in Toronto last week.