This birthday was one to recollect for Eugenie Bouchard.
Over the weekend, the Canadian tennis star celebrated her twenty ninth birthday in Tulum, Mexico, the place she was joined by twin sister Beatrice — marking the primary time the siblings obtained collectively for his or her big day in practically a decade, The New York Publish experiences.
“Celebrating our bday collectively for the primary time in 8 years,” Bouchard captioned the Instagram submit.
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Within the celebratory picture, Bouchard may be seen posing in a white bikini in opposition to a balloon-filled backdrop whereas Beatrice, a digital life-style creator, is seen rocking an animal-print one-piece beside her sister.
“[Heart] you,” Beatrice later commented to Bouchard.
Though the siblings have reunited previously, Beatrice has been open about her earlier estrangement from Bouchard following their dad and mom’ divorce of their childhood years.
“We’re not a easy, comfortable, excellent household – truly removed from it,” Beatrice stated in 2021, in line with Fox Sports activities.
Within the wake of the separation, Bouchard lived with their mom, Julie, whereas Beatrice opted to stick with their father, Michel.
“Genie was with my mother just about her entire life. My dad was with me, [siblings] Charlotte and Will. We had been very separated and it created plenty of pressure between my mother and me, between Charlotte and Will, and my dad and Genie,” Beatrice stated, including, how she thought-about Bouchard “virtually a stranger.”
“It’s nonetheless to this present day not excellent in any respect. I’ve seen Genie twice a 12 months since I used to be 10. I do know some individuals on the grocery retailer higher than I do know her. It’s loopy, it’s like she’s virtually a stranger,” she stated.
When Bouchard and Beatrice reunited for Coachella final spring, they channelled an animated sisterly duo.
“It’s giving Powerpuff ladies,” Beatrice remarked on Instagram of hers and Bouchard’s vibrant ensembles.
Bouchard, coming off of shoulder surgical procedure in 2021, competed within the Australian Open qualifiers final month, when she fell to Ashlyn Krueger of the U.S., 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.
— This story initially appeared on nypost.com and has been republished with permission