U.S. Open 2015: Eugenie Bouchard slips in locker room

    Eugenie Bouchard holds a towel to her face at the U.S. Open women's singles match on September 4, 2015 in New York.

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    • Eugenie Bouchard out of doubles and mixed doubles events
    • Canadian's participation in singles also in doubt after locker room fall

    (CNN)It was shaping up to be the best week on court in over a year for Eugenie Bouchard.

    But a slip in the locker room has ended her chances in the U.S. Open doubles and mixed doubles events and put her participation in the singles in serious doubt.
      The 21-year-old Canadian has struggled to recapture the scintillating form which saw her reach the 2014 Wimbledon final since the in recent months. Yet she was in fine fettle at Flushing Meadows this week, winning through to the fourth round of the singles and progressing in the doubles and mixed doubles as well.
      By Friday, she was the only woman remaining in all three events.
      However, a head injury sustained after a reported fall in the locker room Friday night has forced her out of the doubles events on doctors orders.
      The 25th seed's fourth round singles match against Italy's Roberta Vinci is also in jeopardy with a decision on whether the tie will go ahead expected late Saturday.
      According to a statement on the U.S. Open website from tournament director, David Brewer, Bouchard's injury will "continued to be assessed by "on-site medical personnel at the U.S. Open."