Tennis fans erupt over Genie Bouchard's racy Halloween costume

Sam Goodwin
·Sports Editor
·3-min read
Eugenie Bouchard, pictured here in her 2020 Halloween costume.
Eugenie Bouchard went with Mortal Kombat for her 2020 Halloween costume. Image: Instagram

Eugenie Bouchard is known for going all-out for Halloween - and she didn’t disappoint this year.

The Canadian tennis star dressed up as Mileena from Mortal Kombat, sending her social media followers into a frenzy as she posted the photos online.

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“Who wants to play,” she wrote on Instagram alongside two photos of her eye-popping costume.

Her purple outfit was even topped off with a COVID-safe face mask.

The post had over 160,000 likes on Instagram at time of writing.

“I mean who doesn’t wanna play,” commented Hungarian player Fanny Stollar.

Another fan wrote: “OMG beautiful pic”.

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who wants to play 🎮⚔️🔮

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The 26-year-old Bouchard has previously dressed as Pamela Anderson from Baywatch in 2017, and ‘naked Kim Kardashian’ in 2016.

Bouchard has risen to World No.168 following a stunning resurgence in recent months.

After bursting onto the tennis scene in 2014 and rising as high as World No.5, she’s struggled for consistency and plummeted down the rankings in recent years.

She fell way down into the 300s at one stage, but has managed to fight her way back and was granted a wildcard to play in the French Open last month.

After two victories she fell to Polish teen sensation Iga Swiatek in the third round, who went on to claim the title for her maiden grand slam triumph.

Eugenie Bouchard, pictured here in action against Iga Swiatek at the French Open.
Eugenie Bouchard in action against Iga Swiatek at the French Open. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Eugenie Bouchard dating NFL superstar?

If there’s one thing fans are more interested in than Bouchard’s tennis career, it would have to be her love life.

And it appears as though the Canadian star has a new boyfriend.

According to TMZ, Bouchard has been dating Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph.

“A source close to the couple tells us the two began a romantic fling recently, and have gotten pretty serious,” the publication reported.

The 26-year-old posted a photo at a Pittsburgh restaurant recently, with Rudolph among those to ‘like’ the post.

She also posted a photo watching from the stands at a Steelers game recently.

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soflo reunion in nash ♥️

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Earlier this year Bouchard sent fans into a frenzy with a tweet about her relationship status.

In March she said she was sick of being in quarantine amid the coronavirus crisis and declared it would be a lot more fun with a boyfriend.

“Not complaining, but i feel like quarantine would be a lot more fun with a boyfriend,” she wrote.

Bouchard was flooded with replies, even getting one from Aussie tennis bad-boy Nick Kyrgios.

In May she raised AU$133,000 for charity after a fan forked out for a dinner date with her.

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