Alize Cornet knocks down defending US Open champion Emma Raducanu


There will be no rehearsal at Flushing Meadows for Emma Raducanu.

The defending US Open women’s champion lost to Alize Cornet 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday.

Cornet, 32, knocked down the 19-year-old Canadian to advance to the second round of the tournament. She will then face Katerina Siniakova.

Alize Cornet is qualified for the second round of the US Open.
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 30: Emma Raducanu of Great Britain reacts against Alize Cornet of France
Emma Raducanu, the winner of the US Open 2021, fell in the first round of this year’s tournament.
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“Emma is a great person and a great player, so I’m sorry I beat her,” Cornet said after the match. “I was tired at the start of the second set because there were long rallies.”


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