Give Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard credit: when she loses a bet, she pays up.
Bouchard, like most of the planet watching Super Bowl LI, assumed that the New England Patriots would lose when they were down 21-0 points to the Atlanta Falcons. She felt confident—perhaps not confident enough to bet $100,000, as Charles Barkley reportedly did—but confident enough to take a follower up on a dare: if the Patriots won, she’d have to take John Goehrke, a 20-year-old Missouri student, on a date.
You know what happened next: the Patriots stormed back from 25 points down and won the Super Bowl. Lo and behold, Bouchard was on the hook for a date …
— Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) February 16, 2017
And from there, it was off to watch the ballgame courtside:
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— Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) February