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Bouchard holds off Venus in Charleston

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Canadian starlet Eugenie Bouchard held off former world number one Venus Williams 7-6 (8/6), 2-6, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Family Circle Cup quarter-finals. 

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays on March 21, 2014 in Key Biscayne, Florida

Bouchard, an Australian Open semi-finalist who is seeded sixth in the green claycourt WTA premier level event, saved two set points in the first-set tiebreaker, and rallied from a break down in the third to advance to a meeting with either second-seeded Serbian Jelena Jankovic or Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic.

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