Eugenie Bouchard's lawyer satisfied after jury rules against USTA

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She suffered concussion and had to withdraw from the Grand Slam tournament before her fourth round singles match against eventual runner-up Roberta Vinci of Italy.

It came a day after a jury found the USTA mostly liable for when Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S. Open and hit the back of her head.

Bouchard, 23, had just played in a mixed doubles match when she returned to the locker room at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens shortly after 10 p.m. Minutes later, she fell on the tile floor of a physiotherapy room inside the locker room. That meant that the USTA would have had to pay her only 75 per cent of whatever settlement the jury would have awarded to Bouchard.

She could potnetially receive millions in loss of earnings.

She also testified that she screamed in pain because her skin was burned by a cleaning spray applied to the floor.

As the damages phase of the trial began on Friday, lawyers for both sides had argued before the jury about the appropriate amount.

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Benedict Morelli, Bouchard's lawyer, said: "When people attack you and attack your name, you get affected by that".

The New York Daily News reported that shortly before 3 pm Judge Ann Donnelly called the jury in and said the parties had "agreed to resolve the case".

The Canadian player claimed that there is no rule saying that players can't enter training room without a trainer present.

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During her trial, the Montreal native said she had fallen flat on her back.

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