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Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard of Canada prepares for Indian Wells
Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard of Canada prepares for Indian Wells

You could say that the supporters practically needed a road map and provisions to find Eugenie Bouchard’s outside far court for her first match at the Australian Open in January. By the end of the tournament, the throng had turned into Genie’s Army and were becoming media celebrities in their own right, doing interviews about supporting the charismatic Canadian baseliner. “The Genie Army just created something on their own,” Bouchard said. “They’re like famous on their own now. They don’t need me anymore.” The 20-year-old from Montreal laughed at that last statement and joked that the stuffed-animal-throwing “army” could do...

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