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Bouchard retires from third round of Eastbourne with reported abdominal injury

EASTBOURNE, England - Eugenie Bouchard's disappointing year continued Wednesday after she was forced to retire from the third round of the Aegon International due to injury.The native of Westmount, Que., was down 3-0 in the second set to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland when she pulled out. Bencic won the first set 6-4.Bouchard reportedly suffered an abdominal injury.Bouchard has struggled all season and has just one win in her last eight events. Her ranking dropped out of the top 10 this month.The setback comes less than a week before Wimbledon kicks off. Bouchard was a finalist at the All England Club last year.

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