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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

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

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

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

Simona Halep Retires with Injury in Dubai Opening Match

(February 18, 2014) DUBAI – Fresh off her title victory in Doha on Sunday, Simona Halep was forced to retire with a right Achilles injury from her first round match trailing Alize Cornet 6-1, 1-1 at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday. No. 9 Halep received treatment after Cornet had taken to lead 4-1. “I have an inflammation at my Achilles. So when I jump with...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Romania's Halep leaves Dubai opener with injury, fatigue

Seventh-seeded Simona Halep of Romania retired with a right Achilles injury and fatigue while trailing Alize Cornet of France 6-1, 1-1, in her opening match at the Dubai Championships on Tuesday. The ninth-ranked Halep, who won the Qatar Open on Sunday, complained of an inflamed Achilles during her run to the Doha title. The WTA physiotherapists recommend Halep take 10 days off...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed Cup: France beats Switzerland 3-2

Alize Cornet and Kristina Mladenovic beat Belinda Bencic and Timea Bacsinszky 7-5, 6-4 in doubles Sunday to give France a 3-2 win over Switzerland in their first-round tie of the Fed Cup World Group II. Mladenovic's quick hands at the net made the difference while Bencic's inexperience in doubles showed. ''We took a lot of pleasure,'' Mladenovic told Sport Plus television. ''It...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bencic wins to put Switzerland level with France

Belinda Bencic secured an upset 7-5, 6-4 win against Alize Cornet to draw Switzerland level with France at 1-1 in their first round Fed Cup World Group II match Saturday. Ranked 139th, Bencic profited from Cornet's error-strewn performance. Cornet led 5-2 in the first set. A recent semifinalist on the same indoor court at the Open GDF Suez, the 25th-ranked Cornet had nine double...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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