Eugenie Bouchard apologizes for the attack on Maria Sharapova and Yastremska

In these hours Genie has risen to the center of controversy for a sensational tweet

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Eugenie Bouchard apologizes for the attack on Maria Sharapova and Yastremska

The Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard was one of the protagonists in the WTA 1000 tournament in Madrid. Eugenie beat Dayana Yastremska in the first round after a hard battle, defeated with the result of 6-7 6-2 6-2. That of the beautiful North American tennis player was the first victory in the main draw in Madrid since 2017.

However, the tennis player's race ended in the next round with the result of 6-2 7-5 and the match ended in favor of our Martina Trevisan, who literally dominated the match. In these hours Genie has risen to the center of controversy for a sensational tweet with the following text: "There is something special about playing with doped people in Madrid..."

Eugenie Bouchard apologizes for the attack on Maria Sharapova and Yastremska

Eugenie was referring to Yastremska, who was disqualified two years ago after testing positive for a banned substance, but was later found innocent. The reference that many have noticed is that of the former Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, an athlete that Bouchard attacked harshly in the past.

In 2016 Maria tested positive for Meldonium and was disqualified for 15 months, in that case, when Sharapova returned to the field, Bouchard was very harsh in one of their confrontations: "She is a cheater, she is a traitor and so is especially for me.

I don't think any traitor should be allowed to play the sport again. You are being unfair to other tennis players who are fair and honest." Again Bouchard, after a confrontation between them, used the same tweet from the other day and then compared the two events.

After the match with Trevisan, however, Eugenie completely reversed and clarified: "I want to apologize for yesterday's tweet, I have always been in favor of fair play but in this case I made an error of judgment and for this I must apologize. I didn't know all the details and in the end I was wrong. Now head to the court and I just have to work."

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