Cornet's B'day comeback
The Times of India Mumbai|January 23, 2022
Alize Cornet could be an expression – intense and effusive.
Prajwal Hegde

Vola-tile even. The Frenchwoman, who celebrated her 32nd birthday to the beat of a gritty showing, rallied from a set and 1-4 down to seal a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over the 29th seed Tamara Zidansek.

The 2-hour 43-minute effort, under a scorching Melbourne sky, put Cornet in the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time since 2009 when she charged the draw as a 19-year-old. A couple of weeks later she achieved her career-best ranking of No.11.

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