Eugenie Bouchard must confuse the skeptics

Eugenie Bouchard must confuse the skeptics


Quebecer Eugenie Bouchard will have to win again on Thursday in qualifying if she wants to keep hope of making the main draw at the U.S. Open, but bookmakers seem unconvinced of her chances of success. 

Indeed, it is possible to bet on the next match of “Genie” in New York on the Mise-o-jeu + site and the forecasts are unfavorable to the match. regard to the former Wimbledon finalist. On Wednesday morning, Bouchard was neglected with odds of 2.47 on the eve of her duel against the Czech Linda Noskova (1.44), 87th player in the world.

According to the same platform, a loss of the maple leaf athlete in two sets is the most likely outcome, all rated at 2.12. If she loses in three sets, those who predicted the scenario accurately will get 4.10 times their bet. In contrast, a win in two or three sets will return 4.30 and 5.30 times the amount bet, respectively.

On Tuesday, Bouchard defeated Japan's Yuki Naito in two identical sets of 6- 3 in the initial qualifying round.