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Who is Alize Cornet? Everything you need to know about Emma Raducanu's 2022 US Open opponent

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Reigning US Open Women's Singles champion Emma Raducanu returns to the site of her first-ever Grand Slam victory on Tuesday night as she prepares to take on France's Alizé Cornet in the 2022 US Open first-round.

The British youngster has endured a tough time since winning her first major honour, suffering second-round defeats in all three of 2022's other Grand Slams.

The teenager faces a tough opening round test in New York as well as she takes on the experienced Alizé Cornet. Here is everything you need to know about Cornet ahead of this blockbuster opening-round affair.

Who is Alizé Cornet?

Tennis fanatics will be familiar with the name Alizé Cornet with the 32-year-old being a regular throughout the opening rounds of Grand Slam competitions since her professional debut at the 2005 French Open.

At the age of 32 and ranked 40th in the women's singles rankings, Cornet is enjoying a late breakthrough year, achieving a career-best Grand Slam quarter-final appearance in Australia and a Round of 16 appearance at Wimbledon.

The one-time World No.11 will prove a stern test for the 19-year-old Raducanu when the pair meet at the US Open on Tuesday night.

Where to watch Emma Raducanu vs Alizé Cornet

British tennis fans will be able to watch the 2022 US Open Grand Slam via Amazon Prime Video, with the streaming platform serving as the UK's exclusive broadcaster this summer.

For US tennis fans, ESPN is the place to go in order to watch this summer's US Open matches.

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