Alize Cornet (Alizé Cornet) (born January 22, 1990 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France) is a female tennis player from France. She has a career-high ranking of #20, achieved on May 19, 2008. Cornet also has an extensive juniors record, winning the 2007 Girl's Singles at Roland Garros.
She made her Grand Slam debut at the French Open in 2005 and made it to the second round, where she lost to Amelie Mauresmo. In 2006, she reached the second round again by beating Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain in the first round. She could not repeat this performance in 2007, as she lost in the first round to Venus Williams 6–4, 6–3.
Cornet was defeated in the Wimbledon 2007 qualifying event by Olga Govortsova 7–6(12), 3–6, 6–4, but made it to the main draw as a lucky loser when Li Na of China withdrew. Alize reached the second round before being defeated by the experienced Ai Sugiyama 4–6, 6–0, 6–3. Also in 2007, she won a $50,000 ITF tournament in Dnepropetrovsk, beating Stefanie Vogele 6–4, 6–3 in the final. In the 2007 US Open, Cornet lost to Jelena Jankovic in the 3rd round 6–4, 2–6, 3–6....more Alize Cornet profile on Wikipedia
She is current No. 20 on Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Ranking List.
Alize Cornet's Gear:
Racquet: HEAD Flexpoint Radical
Shoes: Asics Gel Challenger
Alize Cornet profile on the WTA Tour's official website.
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