Canadian star Genie Bouchard will be back with Chicago Smash after the team traded Leylah Fernandez to the Orange County Breakers. World Team Tennis will be held at Indian Wells on Nov. 13-28.
Bouchard underwent arthroscopic surgery in June 2021. It’s not certain that she will play at this year’s competition. In interviews, Bouchard has been hinting at a 2022 return to the tennis court.
In 2014, Genie Bouchard reached the finals at Wimbledon and semifinals at the Australian Open and French Open. She has been struggling with injuries for several years.
The Chicago Smash franchise was founded in 2020. The team plays its home matches at the Credit Union 1 Arena in Chicago. The team has several top players such as Sam Querrey, Frances Tiafoe, and Sloane Stephens.