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CORNET. A commissioned officer in a regiment of cavalry.

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27 had the last laugh by winning 6-2 6-4 and Cornet congratulated her, exchanging kisses at the net at the end.
Winning cornet player Ela Haf Williams from Bontnewydd
Along with Lindley, Haydn is a member of Yorkshire Youth Brass Band and he hopes one day to be a Principle Cornet player with a Championship band.
Warwick Crown Court heard that Mr Merrilees stabbed Mr Cornet three times to the chest, with one wound going straight through his heart, killing him.
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.
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.
Cornet said: "What better way than to beat Serena and get through to the second week.
Cornet never had been past the third round at Wimbledon, and she only once before reached a major's fourth round, in 2009.
She was serving to level the set but Cornet broke and at matchpoint the No.
Williams suffered her earliest Wimbledon defeat since 2005 as Cornet, ranked 24th, won 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Court One to claim her second victory of the year over the world number one.