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Cornet gets past compatriot Garcia at National Bank Open

Alize Cornet defeats fellow Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia in three sets at the National Bank Open on Monday evening. Cornet’s draw doesn’t get any easier, as either Daria Kasatkina or Bianca Andreescu is next up.

Alizé Cornet, à Chicago en 2021 August 27, 2021, CHICAGO, UNITED STATES: Alize Cornet of France in action during the semi-final of the 2021 WTA Chicago Womens Open WTA 250 tennis tournament against Varvara Gracheva of Russia || 206731_0026 2021 Chicago open PRESS sport tennis united USA WOMENS WTA zagency zlast24 zselect ZSPORT Zuma ZUMAPRESS.com zwire, Zuma / Panoramic

In an all-French affair at the WTA Toronto 1000 on Monday evening, Alize Cornet ousted Caroline Garcia 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Cornet, ranked No 40, will play the winner of a match between 11th-seeded Russian Daria Kasatkina and Canadian hopeful Bianca Andreescu. Kasatkina is coming off a title in San Jose.

WTA Toronto, other first-round matches and results:

  • Daria Kasatkina vs. Bianca Andreescu
  • Belinda Bencic vs. Tereza Martincova
  • Amanda Anisimova vs. Carol Zhao
  • Kaia Kanepi vs. Naomi Osaka
  • Shuai Zhang vs. Cristina Bucsa
  • Camila Giorgi vs. Emma Raducanu
  • Veronika Kudermetova vs. Ajla Tomljanovic
  • Madison Brengle vs. Coco Gauff
  • Sara Sorribes Tormo vs. Claire Liu
  • Anna Bondar vs. Elise Mertens
  • Rebecca Marino vs. Qinwen Zheng
  • Jil Teichmann vs. Venus Williams
  • Petra Kvitova vs. Alison Riske-Amritraj
  • Katherine Sebov vs. Yulia Putintseva
  • Storm Sanders vs. Leylah Fernandez
  • Asia Muhammad (Q) beat Madison Keys: 7-6(5), 6-4
  • Sloane Stephens beat Sofia Kenin: 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-5
  • Karolina Pliskova (14) beat Barbora Krejcikova: 6-3, 6-4
  • Jelena Ostapenko (16) beat Anhelina Kalinina: 6-4, 6-2
  • Serena Williams beat Nuria Parrizas Diaz (LL): 6-3, 6-4
  • Simona Halep (15) beat Donna Vekic (LL): 6-0, 6-2
  • Elena Rybakina beat Marie Bouzkova (Q): 7-5, 6-7(3), 6-1
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia beat Martina Trevisan: 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
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