Alize Cornet is a renowned professional French tennis player, known for her supreme expertise in the sport. Born in Nice, France, she has won multiple singles and doubles titles in world WTA tournaments. In 2019, she achieved the 11th position in the WTA world ranking. She is also admired for winning her sole Grand Slam junior singles title at the 2007 French Open tournament.
Early Days of Alize Cornet
Alize Cornet was born on the 22nd of January, 1990 in Nice, France. Her father Francis Cornet is a renowned Belgian former sports shooter, who participated in the 1967 and 1972 summer Olympics. Her mother Patricia Cornet is a successful entrepreneur. Alize has a brother, Sébastien Cornet.
Academic Details of Alize Cornet
The academic details of Alize Cornet are unknown. No records are available about her school, college and her education level.
Personal details of Alize Cornet
Real Name: Alize Cornet
Celebrity Name: Alize Cornet
Nick Name: Cornet
Place of Birth: Nice, France
Current City: Nice, France
Birthday: 22nd January 1990
Profession: Tennis player
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark brown
Net Worth: $7 million
Family details of Alize Cornet
Mother’s Name: Patricia Cornet
Father’s Name: Francis Cornet
Number of Siblings: 1 brother, Sébastien Cornet
Spouse Name: Not married
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Body measurements of Alize Cornet
Body Physique: Slim
Height in Feet: 5 feet 8 inches
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Weight in Kg: 60 kg
Weight in Pound: 132 lbs
Body Measurements: 33-25-35
Bra Size: 32A
Bust Size: 33
Waist Size: 25 inches / 64 cm
Hip Size: 35 inches/89 cm
Shoe Size (US): 9
Dress Size (US): 4
Net Worth of Alize Cornet
According to the latest data, the net worth of Alize Cornet is $7 million. This data is procured from reliable internet sources such as IMDb, and Forbes. She played various singles and doubles in the WTA Tour and ITF Circuit and the prize money and remuneration are her primary income sources.
Relationship Details of Alize Cornet
Alize Cornet is reasonably secretive about her personal life. She posts a few vacation pictures on social media. Alize Cornet started dating Michael Kuzaj in 2014. Michael Kuzaj is also a professional tennis player who has been on the University of Southern Indiana college team. He has played at the national level. Besides playing tennis, he is the founder of Padel Business League by MPPI and co-founder of Twenty By Ten- a popular accessory and apparel-based brand. The couple parted ways, citing personal reasons. Alize started dating Gael Monfils, who is also a popular tennis player.
Early Days of Alize Cornet
Alize Cornet started to play professionally at the age of 15 and made her Grand Slam debut in the 2005 French Open. In the first round, she defeated 71st rank holder, Alina Jidkova but unfortunately lost to World no 3 Amelie Mauresmo. Alize ranked 645th in the world in this tournament. In the 2006 French Open, she won a match with Virginia Ruano Pascual and lost to Tathiana Garbin. In the 2007 French Open, Cornet lost to Venus Williams in the first round.
Alize Cornet made her Wimbledon debut in 2007 and was defeated in the final qualifying round by Olga Govortsova. But this tournament was lucky for her as she made it to the draw as a lucky loser contestant. This happened as the existing player Li Na withdrew from the tournament. In the main draw, Cornet defeated Maria Kirilenko and later got defeated in the following rounds. Interestingly, Cornet won her $50k singles title in Dnipropetrovsk, defeating Stefanie Vögele in the final round.
The year 2007 also marked her single debut in the US Open. Here she defeated Samantha Stosur and unseeded Caroline Wozniacki in a couple of rounds and finally lost to Jelena Jankovic- the world’s 3rd rank holder. Cornet experienced her first WTA tour in 2008, where she made it to the semi-finals in Amelia Island and Charleston and the finals in finals in Acapulco and Rome. This year is lucky for her as she earned her first-ever WTA title in Budapest. The following tours in 2009-2011 was a mix of win and defeats and she played average.
Recent Professional Achievements of Alize Cornet
Over the years, Alize Cornet has evolved with professional styles and mannerisms and has excelled in the sport. In 2014, she defeated the world’s best Serena Williams at the Katowice Open in Dubai. This win made her bag her fourth winning title. In the same year, Cornet defeated Serena Williams at Wimbledon, Guangzhou International, and in Wuhan. She is one of the few players to beat Serena Williams in a row. Cornet has one of the longest streaks of consecutive Grand Slam appearances in the world.
Cornet has played in all tournaments like the French Open, US Open, Wimbledon, Miami Masters, Australian Open, Indian Wells Open, and Cincinnati Open. She had won quite a few WTA singles and doubles and multiple Grand Slam appearances. She won her 6th WTA singles title at the Swiss Open in 2018, July. In 2021, she made it to the semi-finals of the German Open and the final round of Chicago’s Women’s Open. Some of the popular matches played by her throughout her active years are Hopman Cup, Charleston Open, St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, Auckland Open, Lyon Open, Fed Cup, Dubai Tennis Championship, and Italian Open.
Alize Cornet has endorsed quite a few brands. Since 2018, she has been endorsing Lacoste and using Lotto apparel and footwear. She prefers to use Babolat and Pure Strike range racquets. In 2018, she faced controversies and legal hassles and was charged by the ITF for missing several drug tests. Later, Cornet was cleared in an independent tribunal and all her charges were null and void.