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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
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 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...
Via Bloguin Best
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 Attacking The Net
June 29, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Thacover2
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

Cornet overcomes top-seeded Radwanska to reach Katowice final

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was overcome by Alize Cornet of France 0-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the Katowice Open semifinals on Saturday. Cornet will face first-time WTA finalist Camila Giorgi of Italy.
Via FOXSports.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams wins Dubait title for 3rd time

Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in an impressive 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final on Saturday. The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card, also won this title in 2009 and 2010. She's won her last 15 matches in Dubai. Williams, who will move up to No. 29 in Monday's updated rankings, last won...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Wins Third Dubai Title

(February 22, 2014) DUBAI – No. 44 Venus Williams needed a wild card to get into Dubai Tennis Championships and made excellent use of it by winning the tournament defeating 26th ranked Alize Cornet in the final 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday. Cornet knocked off Venus Williams sister and No. 1 Serena Williams on Friday 6-4, 6-4 in her semifinal. It was Cornet’s first win over a No. 1 ranked...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams picks up 45th career title at Dubai Championships

Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title in an impressive 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the Dubai Championships final on Saturday. The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card, also won this title in 2009 and 2010. She's won her last 15 matches in Dubai. Williams, who will move up to No. 29 in Monday's updated rankings, last won a title...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena upset by Cornet in Dubai semis; Venus beats Wozniacki

Alize Cornet scored her first career victory over a No. 1 player when she upset Serena Williams 6-4, 6-4 in the Dubai Championships semifinals on Friday. The 26th-ranked Cornet's win ruined the chances of a first all-Williams final anywhere since 2009. Venus Williams defeated eighth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-2 earlier. Cornet, looking for her fourth career title, won...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Upset in Dubai Semis by Alize Cornet

  Serena Williams (February 21, 2014) No. 26 in the world Alize Cornet prevented an all-Williams Dubai Tennis Championships final when she stunned the world’s top player Serena Williams 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Friday. Earlier in the day Venus Williams defeated stopped 8 seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-2. Serena Williams talked about the loss: “I’m a wee bit embarrassed...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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