Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Chances Good Both Bouchard and Azarenka Will Play at Fed Cup Tie in Quebec City

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Chances Good Both Bouchard and Azarenka Will Play at Fed Cup Tie in Quebec City

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Hopes high Bouchard will play Fed Cup

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MONTREAL - A top Tennis Canada official is confident that both Eugenie Bouchard and former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka will take part in a Canada-Belarus Federation Cup tie next month in Quebec City.

Eugene Lapierre, vice-president of Tennis Canada, said on Wednesday that Bouchard's desire for competitive matches and a light schedule should make it attractive for the Westmount, Que., native to play in the World Group II tie Feb. 6-7 at Laval University.

"She's had a good start to the season after being sidelined with her injury at Flushing Meadows (in September)," said Lapierre. "She made the quarter-finals of her first tournament, the final of her second and then had a good match against Agnieszka Radwanska (in the second round of the Australian Open). …

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