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Second-seeded Cornet loses in second round of Luxembourg Open

LUXEMBOURG -- Second-seeded Alize Cornet of France went out in the second round of the Luxembourg Open after losing 6-2, 6-3 to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands on Wednesday. Cornet, ranked 21st, had eight double-faults and dropped serve six times to exit the tournament the day after top-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany. The 73rd-ranked Bertens faces either eighth-seeded Monica Niculescu...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

2nd seed Alize Cornet loses at Luxembourg Open

LUXEMBOURG (AP) Second-seeded Alize Cornet of France went out in the second round of the Luxembourg Open after losing 6-2, 6-3 to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands on Wednesday. Cornet, ranked 21st, had eight double-faults and dropped serve six times to exit the tournament the day after top-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany. The 73rd-ranked Bertens faces either eighth-seeded Monica...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kvitova, Bouchard qualify for Wuhan Open semis

WUHAN, China (AP) Third-seeded Petra Kvitova swept aside Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday. Also, Eugenie Bouchard overcame Alize Cornet's fight-back in the second set to win 6-3, 7-5. Kvitova held serve throughout the match broke Garcia once in each set to complete the win in 1 hour, 21 minutes. Kvitova would qualify for WTA finals in...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Niculescu beats Cornet to win Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Romania's Monica Niculescu took advantage of a dozen double-faults by Alize Cornet to beat the Frenchwoman 6-4, 6-0 to win the Guangzhou Open on Saturday. The No. 60-ranked Niculescu captured the second WTA Tour title of her career, following her win in Florianopolis last year. The Romanian didn't drop a set all week and only lost 17 games in five matches....
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornet cruises into Guangzhou Open final

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Alize Cornet of France will play for her second title of the year in the Guangzhou Open final after beating Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6 (5) on Friday. The second-seeded Cornet, the only seed of eight to get out of the first round, fought her way back from 4-1 down in the second set to beat Bacsinszky in just over two hours. Monica Niculescu of...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Surviving seed Cornet into Guangzhou Open quarters

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Sole surviving seed Alize Cornet of France beat 2009 champion Shahar Peer of Israel 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the second round of the Guangzhou Open on Wednesday. No. 2 Cornet overcame nine double faults and seven service breaks. The only seed to reach the second round, she next meets Taiwanese wild card Hsieh Su-Wei, the 2012 champ. Hsieh beat Chinese wild card Zhu...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lin beats Vinci in 1st round of Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (7) Monday. Shahar Peer of Israel, the 2009 champion, also advanced. She defeated Pauline Parmentier of France 7-6 (8), 6-3 and will meet second-seeded Alize Cornet of France. Cornet defeated Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-1, 6-1. Also...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Peng takes down another seeded player

NEW YORK (AP) -- Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16. Two days after upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, Peng defeated 28th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. The Chinese veteran had gone two years without making it past the second round at a major tournament before her Wimbledon run this summer...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Peng beats another seeded player at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U.S. Open to reach her second straight Grand Slam round of 16. Two days after upsetting fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, Peng defeated 28th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3 on Friday. The Chinese veteran had gone two years without making it past the second round at a major tournament before her Wimbledon run this summer....
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Robredo reaches second round in Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) Madison Keys accomplished something Serena Williams couldn't - beating Alize Cornet. Keys pulled off a 6-2, 6-4 win over Cornet in the first round of the Western & Southern Open on Monday. ''I don't have many complaints about today,'' the 19-year-old American said. ''I definitely played pretty well and stayed in my game for the most part. There's obviously a...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WTA Event Enters Its Fourth Year at Citi Open

Alison Riske at Kid’s clinic at Citi Open. Photo by Christopher Levy @tennis_shots By Dave Gertler   (July 28, 2014) Now in its fourth year, the WTA Citi Open event in Washington is hosting one of its most impressive fields to date, even with the withdrawal of tournament favorite Eugenie Bouchard. Now seeded at No.1, Lucie Safarova leads an exciting field of 32 women including...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bizarre Scene Causes Williams Sisters to Withdraw from Wimbledon

This hasn’t been the best Wimbledon outing for 5-time champion Serena Williams. After being ousting in the women’s singles competition by Alize Cornet, Serena and her partner and sister, Venus Williams, have announced that they are withdrawing from the doubles tournament. After playing three games in their doubles match, Venus and Serena withdraw from the tournament. #Wimbledonpic...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: One Player Still Scared of Serena Williams: It’s Serena Williams

Serena Williams’ fear factor isn’t gone. It has just found a new victim. She isn’t scaring other players anymore. Instead, she’s scaring herself. It happens. Your name, your history, your age, your reputation, your legacy. It can pile up and be frightening This is my take, anyway, from watching her lose 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to Alize Cornet in the third round at Wimbledon...
Via Greg Couch on Tennis
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Serena Williams is out and she doesn't even know why

I wouldn’t have believed it if I didn’t see it myself. You know I’m talking about Serena Williams getting bounced by Alize Cornet in the Wimbledon third round, her second consecutive loss to the Frenchie this year. The top seed, looking to tie Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 majors, went down 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 to the award winner. I was surprised she was beaten because...
Via Down the Line!
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wet Day, Dry Well

The day was a wet one at Wimbledon, with rain persisting long enough to force all non-Centre Court matches to early-evening or nighttime conclusions. Some matches didn’t even finish, creating a backlog that will disrupt the second-week schedule at the All-England Club. (More will be said on that subset of problems in a separate piece here at Attacking The Net.) Yet, while Saturday...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wet Day, Dry Well

The day was a wet one at Wimbledon, with rain persisting long enough to force all non-Centre Court matches to early-evening or nighttime conclusions. Some matches didn’t even finish, creating a backlog that will disrupt the second-week schedule at the All-England Club. (More will be said on that subset of problems in a separate piece here at Attacking The Net.) Yet, while Saturday...
Via Bloguin Best
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Out In The Third Round of Wimbledon

Photo Credit: iShot71 via http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Serena_Williams_BNP_Paribas_Showdown.jpg   Another Major Tennis tournament was here and Serena Williams is headed home early once again.  Williams, the number one ranked woman in the world and the number-one seeded woman, was upset at Wimbledon in the third round by the 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France,1-6, 6...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Upset By Alize Cornet In Third Round At 2014 Wimbledon

LONDON — Five-time champion Serena Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday. It’s Williams’ earliest exit at the All England Club since 2005, when she also was beaten in the third round. The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams owns 17 Grand Slam titles, but she now has departed before the quarterfinals...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Loses In 3rd Round At Wimbledon

Serena Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday. It’s Williams’ earliest exit at the All England Club since 2005, when she also went down in the third round. Williams is a five-team Wimbledon champion. The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams owns 17 Grand Slam titles, but has now has departed before the quarterfinals...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Upset by Alize Cornet at Wimbledon

  #451386028 / gettyimages.com (June 28, 2014) Serena Williams, the world No. 1 lost to Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a third round match on Court No. 1 at Wimbledon. Through three majors in 2014, Williams has failed to reach the quarterfinals of any of them. It;s the second straight defeat for Williams against Cornet, she also lost to her in the semifinals in Dubai...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Rosol busted, Kyrgios rises, and Cornet goes full-on Cornet

Although he preferred to say otherwise, Rafael Nadal exacted revenges on Lukas Rosol for the shock defeat he suffered in the same round (second) on the same court (Centre) two years ago. Little did Rafa know that the Czech had other ideas up his Lotto sleeve. On a changeover Lukas purposefully used his racquet to knock down one of the Spaniard’s water bottles. As any tennis fan...
Via Down the Line!
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Makes Quick Work of Chanelle Scheepers at Wimbledon

  #451253700 / gettyimages.com (June 26, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Serena Williams reached the third round of Wimbledon in less than an hour, dismissing South Africa’s Chanelle Scheepers 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday. The five-time Wimbledon champion is seeking her 18th Grand Slam title. The 32-year-old Williams won more than double the points of her opponent’s 52-25 against the world No...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

U. S. Teen Taylor Townsend Stuns Alize Cornet to Move into French Open Third Round

#494167279 / gettyimages.com   (May 28, 2014) On  a day when American veterans Serena and Venus Williams fell victim to upsets at the French Open on Wednesday,  a young American teen, Taylor Townsend stunned the No. 1 French player, 20th seed  Alize Cornet on the second show court 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. The 18-year-old Townsend who is 205th in the world earned a wild card spot into...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Alize Cornet Saves a Match Point to Win Katowice Open

(April 13, 2014) Alize Cornet survived a match point before rallying to beat Camila Giorgi 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 to win the Katowice Open. For the French women who won the match in three hours and 11 minutes, it was her fourth career WTA title. The Italian Giorgi had a match point in the 10th game of the third set and could not close the match. Cornet became just the second player this...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornet beats Giorgi to win Katowice Open

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) Alize Cornet saved a match point before beating Camila Giorgi of Italy 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 Sunday in a three-hour final to win the Katowice Open for her fourth career WTA title.
Via FOXSports.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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