Watson knocked out of US Open by Cornet

1 London

London News & Search

1 News - 1 eMovies - 1 eMusic - 1 eBooks - 1 Search

US Open
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 Sept
BBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary on selected matches every day.

Heather Watson has been knocked out of the US Open in the first round, losing 6-4 6-4 to Alize Cornet.

The Briton was broken in the opening game in New York and although she saved three set points at 3-5, the Frenchwoman served out the set.

The 25-year-old twice recovered breaks in the second set but lost serve again at 4-4 before Cornet sealed victory in one hour and 36 minutes.

Watson has now lost all seven of her main draw matches at Flushing Meadows.

Cornet, ranked 46, faces two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in round two after the Czech beat 2008 finalist Jelena Jankovic 7-5 7-5.

Alerts, Live Guide & MySport
Alerts: Tennis news sent to your phone
My Sport: Sign up to follow tennis news


1 London

London News & Search

1 News - 1 eMovies - 1 eMusic - 1 eBooks - 1 Search


Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Facebooktwitterlinkedinrssyoutube

Leave a Reply