Eugenie Bouchard advances to Wimbledon Final

First Canadian to make a Grand Slam Final in Open era

Eugenie Bouchard celebrates defeating Alize Cornet of France at Wimbledon June 30, 2014

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is moving on to the women's singles final at Wimbledon.

She defeated Romania's Simona Halep 7-6 (5), 6-2 today at the All
England Club.

Bouchard, from Westmount, Que., is the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam women's singles final in the Open era.

The 13th-seeded Canadian will next face sixth-seeded Petra Kvitova.

Kvitova beat fellow Czech left-hander Lucie Safarova 7-6 (6), 6-1 in the early semifinal.

Another Canadian is in the final four of the men's draw, Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., will take on Switzerland's Roger Federer in semifinal play Friday.

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  1. dama posted on 07/03/2014 02:24 PM
    WTG, Eugenie Bouchard, what an achievement,,
    your name will be forever in the Canada Tennis's Association,,
    1st Canadian lady in Wimbledom final...

    Win that final..
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