Heather Watson loses to Alize Cornet in Washington

Heather Watson

British number two Heather Watson went out of the Citi Open in Washington with a straight-sets defeat by French fourth seed Alize Cornet.

Watson, ranked 45 places lower than Cornet at 76 in the world, lost 6-4 6-4 in the second round.

The 21-year-old Briton has been working with American Chip Brooks in Washington after recently

Watson is still in the doubles with Anna Tatishvili of Georgia.

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