Bouchard falls to Ve­kic in Toronto

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Home sup­port proved no help as Eu­ge­nie Bouchard's strug­gles con­tin­ued on Tues­day with a straight-set loss to qual­i­fier Donna Ve­kic at the WTA hard­court tour­na­ment in Toronto. Croatia's Ve­kic pow­ered to a 6-3, 6-4 vic­tory, to the dis­ap­point­ment of a par­ti­san home crowd. Ve­kic, who booked a sec­ond-round clash with Ger­man third seed An­gelique Ker­ber - who held the world No 1 rank­ing ear­lier this year. In sec­ond-round ac­tion, former world No 1 Caro­line Woz­ni­acki of Den­mark, seeded sixth, pow­ered through with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Rus­sian Eka­te­rina Alexan­drova. Seeded player re­sults (sec­ond round, x de­notes seed­ing):

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