Alizé Cornet (French pronunciation: [alize kɔʁnɛ]; born 22 January 1990) is a French professional tennis player.
Cornet has won five singles and three doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as three singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit, throughout her career. In February 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 11.
In 2014, Cornet became known for defeating world No. 1 Serena Williams on three occasions. At the Dubai Tennis Championships, she recorded a straight-set win over Williams in the semifinals, which resulted in Cornet's reaching her biggest singles final in almost six years. In July, at the Wimbledon Championships, she came back from a set down to upset Williams in the third round, handing the American her earliest exit at the tournament since 2005.
Cornet also has an impressive juniors record, reaching a career-high combined ranking of world No. 8 on 11 June 2007. In addition, she also won her sole Grand Slam junior singles title at the 2007 French Open.Description provided by Wikipedia
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