Alison battles into second round at Roland Garros

Alison (WTA-65) has reached the second round of Roland Garros (France, Grand Slam). In her first match she was too strong for Rebecca Peterson (WTA-50) in three sets.

Ali took a hesitant start on the French clay. She was quickly broken and lost the first set 2-6. Yet the Belgian did not surrender. she started to serve better and took the second set with 6-3.

In set three, Alison had completely found her way. Peterson now made the mistakes and the Belgian convincingly won the third set with 6-1. In the second round she faces either Donna Vekic (WTA-30) or Irina Maria Bara (WTA-142).

Together with Greet Minnen (WTA D-120), Alison (WTA D-103) also comes into action in the doubles. In the first round they will meet Lara Arruabarrena (WTA D-80) and Heather Watson (WTA D-159).