Alison and Greet defeated by eighth seeds

Roland Garros (France, Grand Slam) has ended for Alison (WTA D-103) and partner Greet Minnen (WTA D-120). They had to surrender against the eighth seeds.

One day after her retirement in singles due to migraine, Ali nevertheless started her doubles match in the second round. Together with Greet she competed against eighth seed Veronika Kudermetova (WTA D-23) and Shuai Zhang (WTA D-25).

The Belgian tandem pair started well and got a 3-1 lead. However then the match turned and Kudermetova and Zhang won five games in a row and took the first set 3-6. In the second set, both teams were evenly matched. The eighth seeds were again too strong with 3-6. The match lasted 1 hour and 24 minutes.