Tennis

Bouchard, Pospisil in second round action on TSN2, TSN.ca

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TSN.ca Staff
1/14/2014 4:35:31 PM
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Two of Canada's rising tennis stars are back in the spotlight tonight on TSN2 and TSN.ca, as Montreal's Eugenie Bouchard and Vasek Pospisil of Vancouver take part in second round action at the Australian Open.

Bouchard takes on Virginie Razzano of France in a match that can be seen live on TSN2. It is the third scheduled match on Court 2 tonight. Pospisil goes up against Australia's Matthew Ebden under the lights on Rod Laver Arena overnight on TSN.ca.

You can also watch live streaming coverage now on TSN.ca.

Bouchard, the 30th seed, scored a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Chen Tang Hao in her opening round.

Pospisil, who is seeded 28th, eliminated Australia's Sam Groth with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win. He overcame 16 aces from his opponent, firing six of his own and breaking on four of 10 chances. He scored 31 winners and 17 unforced errors.

Three Canadians are in the second round of the season's first grand slam with Bouchard, Pospisil and Thornhill, Ontario's Milos Raonic all advancing over the last couple of days. Raonic defeated Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 7-6(2), 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in his opening round match and will next take on Romanian Victor Hanescu.



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