Junior Title Best for Eugenie Bouchard After Wimbledon Horror Show

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard was overwhelmed by Petra Kvitova in the final of Wimbledon 2014. She lost the title clash 6-3, 6-0.

updated: July 06, 2014 10:23 IST
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Eugenie Bouchard of Canada holds her runners-up trophy after being defeated by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the women's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.

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London: Eugenie Bouchard said she cherishes her 2012 Wimbledon junior title more than her maiden appearance in a Grand Slam final which ended in a rapid-fire 6-3, 6-0 humbling by Petra Kvitova.

The 20-year-old, the first Canadian to play in a Grand Slam singles final, suffered a brutal 55-minute dissection by the 2011 champion from the Czech Republic, temporarily denting her new-found status as the modern poster girl of the sport.

"I still think my junior title was better than this. I think winning a tournament without losing a match is always something special. That was a big moment for me," said the Montreal native.

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