Eugenie Bouchard by way of to face Svetlana Kuznetsova in Istanbul

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard’s reward for a dominant first-round win over Viktoriya Tomova is a gathering with Istanbul Cup high seed Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Bouchard endured a depressing 2019 and tumbled down the rankings however reached the Prague Open quarterfinals in her earlier outing earlier than qualifying for the primary attract Turkey.

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As soon as there, the Montreal native made mild work of Tomova, breaking serve six occasions for a 6-2, 6-Four success.

The 2014 Wimbledon finalist was joined within the second spherical by seeds Caroline Garcia, Alison Van Uytvanck and Misaki Doi.

Nonetheless, each Garcia and Doi have been taken to 3 units, the previous remarkably dropping the second 6-Zero to residence hopeful Cagla Buyukakcay whereas the latter got here from behind to beat Ellen Perez.

Margarita Gasparyan, Patricia Maria Tig, Tereza Martincova and Danka Kovinic all additionally received on Wednesday.

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