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Eugenie Bouchard pleased with response in victory over Polona Hercog

Eugenie Bouchard reveals that she was elated with her reaction to losing the second set as she went on to beat Polona Hercog in her second-round clash at the US Open.

Eugenie Bouchard has admitted that she was delighted with her response to losing the second set in her second-round victory over Polona Hercog at the US Open.

The 21-year-old won the first set 6-3, but then faltered in the second by losing the tie-breaker. However, the Canadian hit back to win the decider 6-3 to record her first win in three sets since January.

She told reporters: "I am very proud of how I managed to come back and start off strong the third set. It was a tough moment and I played well, fought hard and stayed strong.

"It is obviously a match that helps my confidence, winning a tight three-set battle. It is going to help me in my next match."

Bouchard will face Dominika Cibulkova in the third round of the competition.

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Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts as she scores a point against to Polona Hercog of Slovenia during their 2015 US Open Women's Singles round 2 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 2, 2015
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