Genie Bouchard to Play the Volvo Car Open
Eugenie Bouchard will return to Charleston for the 43rd Volvo Car Open, April 4 – 12 on Daniel Island.
The tournament has extended a main draw wild card to the World No. 7 Bouchard. This will be her third appearance at the Volvo Car Open, where she boasts an 8-2 record.
“We are thrilled to offer Genie a wild card for our 2015 tournament,” said Eleanor Adams, Tournament Manager for the Volvo Car Open. “Our spectators in Charleston have become part of ‘Genie’s Army’ fan base, and we know they will be excited to hear of her return. We are delighted to welcome back the talented, young tennis star to our tournament.”
Bouchard made the quarterfinals of the Volvo Car Open in 2013 and the semifinals in 2014.
2014 was a historic season for Bouchard marked with a top 5 rankings debut and breakthroughs at Grand Slams, including reaching her first two Grand Slam semifinals at the Australian and French Opens, as well as her first Grand Slam final in Wimbledon. She also won her first WTA title at Nurnberg.
The Volvo Car Open’s 56-player draw is made up of 43 direct entries into the tournament, five wild cards and eight qualifiers. View full player field here: http://volvocaropen.com/players/field/.