Eugenie Bouchard falls into singles, retires from doubles at Chennai Open

Eugenie Bouchard left her doubles semi-finalists with a hit while Rebecca Marino was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the singles draw on Friday at the Chennai Open Tennis event.

Bouchard, of Westmount, Que. , and Belgian companion Yanina Wickmayer, were behind Russia's Anna Blinkova and Natela Dzalamidze of Georgia 3-6, 1-1 when Bouchard retired as a result of undisclosed damage.

The doubles competition began minutes after Bouchard lost 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 to Argentina's Nadia Podroska in a match that took two hours and 24 minutes to finish.

Bouchard is back in motion in the last month after a 17-month hiatus due to an appropriate shoulder injury that required surgery.

Watch | Bouchard extracted from singles:

Eugenie Bouchard running at Chennai Open ends in quarter-finals

Argentinian Nadia Podroska rallied to defeat Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Coyi, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 and advance to the Chennai semi-finals Open in Pune, India.

Blinkova and Dzalamidze will face off against Gabriela Dabrowski in Saturday's semi-final between the Ottawa seeded workforce and Brazil's Gabriela Dabrowski. Louisa Stefani and Bingtarn Bleibush of Thailand and Moyoka Uchijima of Japan win the doubles title.

Later on Thursday, seventh seed Marino, of Vancouver, lost her quarterfinal match in the WTA 250 Championship proper 7-6 (10), 6-3 to the third seed Magda Lynette from Poland.

Marino was seeking to reach the semi-finals of the WTA event for the second time in her career. Made it to the Mobile Southern Cup Final in Memphis, Tennessee, in February 2011.

WATCH | Marino was ousted in Chennai:

Rebecca Marino of Vancouver falls in the quarter-finals of the Chennai Open

Poland's Magda Linate defeated Rebecca Marino of Vancouver 7-6 (10) ), 6-3 to advance to the semi-finals. Chennai Open Championship in Pune, India.

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