NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard was eliminated from the Connecticut Open on Tuesday night, falling in straight sets to top seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the second round.
Radwanska, the World No. 10, downed the 23-year-old from Westmount, Que., 6-3, 7-5 in one hour 45 minutes.
Radwanka converted on 5 of 12 break points while Bouchard was 2 for 6.
Bouchard, ranked 74th in the world, fought back in the second set after being broken to go down 5-3. She broke Radwanska right back and held serve to tie the game 5-all.
Radwanska held serve in the next game, then broke Bouchard for the victory. Bouchard fought off two match points but was broken while serving to force a tiebreak.
"I expected this kind of match," Radwanska said. "I think she seems better now than a few months ago, playing more consistent.
"I'm feeling much better than in the beginning of the year. I'm not struggling with my health anymore so I feel strong. I feel better and more confident on court as well so that is helping."
Bouchard is winless in four matches against Radwanska in her career.
Also advancing were Australia's Daria Gavrilova, who needed 2 hours, 12 minutes to defeat Timea Babos of Hungary 7-5, 7-6 (6), and Elise Mertens of Belgium, a straight-sets winner over Russia's Daria Kasatkina.
The Connecticut Open is the final WTA Premier tournament before the U.S. Open, which begins next Monday.
— With files from The Associated Press