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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
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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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