Eugenie Bouchard has committed to the ASB Classic in Auckland and the Tournament Director Karl Budge could not be happier. Through a statement, speaking of the Canadian's appearance, Budge said: “We’re really happy to have Genie come back to Auckland.
We loved having her here earlier this year, and I think you can tell from the performances she put out on court that she enjoyed being here as well. Genie had a strong tournament this year, making it through to the quarter finals in the singles before going out to our eventual champion Julia Goerges.
And in doubles she and Sofia lifted that trophy after a great week on court, really a well deserved win for them both." Budge is satisfied with the line-up they have built so far: “We have a star studded field for the ASB Classic this year and there are so many players who could be lifting that trophy.
The Monday and Tuesday sessions are going to be absolutely packed with talent on centre court as well as the outer show courts – fans are going to be spoilt for choice in just how many international stars they’ll be able see."