New York: Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard paid off her misplaced Tremendous Bowl guess Wednesday by becoming a member of blind date John Goehrke at a Brooklyn Nets NBA residence sport in opposition to Milwaukee.
Goehrke, a 20-year-old College of Missouri pupil and New England Patriots supporter, received his dream date with Bouchard, who turns 23 on February 25, due to the Patriots' record-setting rally to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in Tremendous Bowl 51 earlier this month.
The Montreal-born blonde predicted an Atlanta triumph on Twitter with the Falcons forward 21-Zero and her suitor pitched a date if the Patriots rallied to win.
Bouchard agreed, solely to then see Tom Brady lead the Patriots to a 34-28 comeback triumph.
Bouchard, ranked 44th within the WTA rankings after a third-round run on the Australian Open, tweeted a photograph of herself in a bikini Wednesday morning saying she was honored to have been included within the 2017 version of the annual Sports activities Illustrated swimsuit concern.
She then tweeted: "Busy day with @si_swimsuit after which tonight… I'm happening a date" with a winking emoji.
On Wednesday evening, she tweeted a two-person selfie picture together with her date saying, "Simply met my 'Tremendous Bowl Twitter Date' John. On our solution to the @BrooklynNets sport!"
The 2 had been sitting courtside, based on the New York Day by day Information.
Bouchard was assured sufficient in Atlanta's victory on February 5 with a three-touchdown edge to begin sending Twitter messages predicting victory.
"I knew Atlanta would win btw," she tweeted, later including, "Simply predicted the longer term."
That prompted TW1, a Twitter identification sporting a photograph of a person in a Cleveland Cavaliers NBA jersey, to tweet Bouchard with a longshot bid of his personal.
"if patriots win we go on a date?" got here the pitch.
"Certain," Bouchard replied, though she shot down a second such suitor with merely "C'mon…"
Because the Patriots made their profitable fightback, Bouchard was requested by one other tweeter: "are you getting nervous?!? Lol."
"Umm…kinda…," she replied, including later, "So…the place do you reside?"
When the Patriots received the sport, and their fifth title with Brady as quarterback, Bouchard may solely handle letters: "Omfg."
"Lesson realized," Bouchard adopted with later. "By no means guess in opposition to Tom Brady."
Realizing she had turn out to be an enormous deal within the Twitter-verse, Bouchard made it clear the subsequent day she would repay.
"Lol it made a Twitter second," she tweeted. "And I’ll do it, I keep true to my phrase."