It was Genie Bouchard's birthday on Sunday. The star tennis player turned 24.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks for the Canadian athlete. Earlier this month,
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">she settled her lawsuit with the USTA.
Bouchard fell and sustained an injury at the 2015 U.S. Open. She slipped on cleaning fluid in an alleged dimly lit training room and sustained a head injury. Bouchard's representation alleged that the USTA was negligent.
"I feel happy, relieved and vindicated," Bouchard said. "I would like to thank the court and the jurors for their service."
That's not all that's been going on with Bouchard lately. She's also posed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.
Bouchard celebrated her birthday with a photo from her shoot. Check it out:
Bouchard spoke to SI.com about her shoot.
“At the beginning of the shoot, it’s always hard — wearing almost nothing definitely makes you feel self-conscious. But the photographer was amazing; he was so nice and supportive — he made me feel comfortable right away.
I realized I was there for a reason, and this gave me the confidence to be free and also have fun during the shoot!” Bouchard told SI.com.
You can view her entire shoot here.