(WTNH)–Olympian Genie Bouchard of Canada had no problems in her opening round match at the Connecticut Open on Monday.
Bouchard defeated Annika Beck in under an hour, 6-2, 6-1. It was a good start to the tournament for the one-time fifth-ranked player in the world.
She also got a tour of Yale University this weekend, leaving many thinking she enrolled.
“I’m still gonna play tennis for now. You never know in the future,” she said. “I was just so grateful to be able to visit the campus. It’s so beautiful.”
“It was really cool for me to see a different live, the life I never got to live. Something I sacrificed, obviously, to play tennis. But yeah, it’s the normal kids’ life, and it was cool to see.”
Bouchard is now ranked 40th in the world.
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