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CORNET. A commissioned officer in a regiment of cavalry.

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Cornet serves on the Board of Directors of Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Floridienne Group, Adrien Invest SCRL and several privately held companies.
Cornet has had a disappointing build-up, losing first-round matches at Birmingham and Eastbourne, but there can be no doubts over her grass-court pedigree following last year's remarkable Wimbledon thirdround victory (1-6 6-3 6-4) over Serena Williams.
Joan is the principal cornet player with the Formby Band.
He is currently in his final year at the RNCM, having studied under cornet virtuosi Richard Marshall and Roger Webster.
Cornet went on to meet Flipkens two more times in 2014 in Rome [6-3, 6-2] and Wuhan [7-6(4), 1-6, 6-3], winning both matches to take the pair's head-to-head record to 3-2 in Cornet's favour, or 3-3 if you count a 2011 qualifier at Indian Wells won by Flipkens.
Cornet became the first player to beat Serena Williams three times in a year after Justine Henin did it seven years ago.
While Cornet may be only coming into her prime now, she never expected to be the focus of attention at the grass-court grand slam, not least because until last year she was averse to the surface.
Cornet, who had never before beaten a top-20 player at a Grand Slam, said that she just cannot believe it, adding that three years ago she could not play on grass as she was so bad, but now she has beaten Williams, the world number one on her own court.
But Cornet fought back and went 5–0 ahead in the second set before eventually winning it.
1 seed appeared to be cruising past Alize Cornet but lost her way and joined her sister Venus on the sidelines following a three-set defeat.
Cornet also beat the 32-year-old American at the Dubai Championships in February.
She has spent under two hours in action so far, and Frenchwoman Alize Cornet stands next in line for the Serena treatment.