May 9, 2017
Maria Sharapova from Russia, left, wipes the sweat from her face as Eugenie Bouchard from Canada walks past her during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid, Spain, Monday, May 8, 2017. Bouchard won 7-5, 2-6 and 6-4. (Francisco Seco/AP)
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There are millions and millions of sports fanatics, and have been for centuries, more now than ever before.
MADRID — Motivated more than usual, Eugenie Bouchard used her game to send a message to Maria Sharapova by defeating the Russian 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 in a thrilling second-round match at the Madrid Open on Monday.