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Aegon Classic: Naomi Broady, Elina Svitolina advance to second round

Naomi Broady, the second highest ranked British tennis player, advanced to the second round of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England on Monday with a 7–6 (7–3), 6–0 win over France’s Alize Cornet. While Broady’s second set was an easy victory, the first one was hard fought. Cornet jumped out to a 3–0 lead in the opening set, but Broady rallied to force a tiebreaker...
Via Excelle Sports
3 days ago

Controversial French Open match ends with contentious, heated handshake

You could say that drama follows French tennis player Alize Cornet, but you'd technically be wrong because that implies Alize Cornet and drama are two separate entities when they're actually one and the same. They walk together, hand-in-hand, throughout the WTA and into Thursday's second-round match against German Tatjana Maria.Cornet and Maria split the first two sets, leading to...
Via FOX Sports
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cornet wins Hobart International in final over Bouchard

HOBART, Australia (AP) Alize Cornet ended Eugenie Bouchard's strong run at the Hobart International with a 6-1, 6-2 win over the Canadian in the final on Saturday. Cornet won her fifth WTA title and first since April 2014 in her third attempt at the Hobart International, one of the Australian Open Series warmup tournaments. It was Bouchard's best performance since a lengthy layoff...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Diamond Games: Cornet battles to reach 2nd round in Antwerp

ANTWERP, Belgium -- Seventh-seeded Alize Cornet avoided an early upset at the Diamond Games as she rallied to beat Belinda Bencic 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the first round on Tuesday. Cornet won just nine points in the first set as she struggled to switch from clay to hard court after helping France reach the Fed Cup semifinals in a 3-2 victory over Italy last weekend. After taking a 3-1...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2015  |  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

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 Associated Press
February 18, 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 Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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