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Eugenie Bouchard retires because of stomach injury during 3rd round at Eastbourne

  • Canada's Eugenie Bouchard returns the ball to Belinda Bencic during day five of the women's international tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Wednesday June 24, 2015. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Canada's Eugenie Bouchard returns the ball to Belinda Bencic during day five of the women's international tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Wednesday June 24, 2015. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

  • Canada's Eugenie Bouchard returns the ball to Switzerland's Belinda Bencic during day five of the women's international tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Wednesday June 24, 2015. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Canada's Eugenie Bouchard returns the ball to Switzerland's Belinda Bencic during day five of the women's international tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Wednesday June 24, 2015. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

  • Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki plays a return to Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova during day five of the AEGON International tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (Gareth Fuller/PA Wire via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE

    Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki plays a return to Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova during day five of the AEGON International tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (Gareth Fuller/PA Wire via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

Eugenie Bouchard retired from her third-round match against Belinda Bencic because of an abdominal muscle injury at Eastbourne on Wednesday, five days before the start of Wimbledon.

Bouchard, the runner-up at Wimbledon last year, was losing 6-4, 3-0 when she retired.

It was not immediately clear if the injury affects her chances of lining up at Wimbledon, where she's been seeded 12th.

Top-seeded Petra Kvitova pulled out of Eastbourne on Monday because of illness.