Alison eases into quarterfinals in Stockton

Alison (WTA-125) has secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the ITF-tournament of Stockton, USA ($ 50 000) by defeating the Japanese Sawayanagi (WTA-246). In doubles, Alison will play the semifinals on Friday.

In Stockton Alison played her second round match against the Japanese Riko Sawayanagi. Alison, the third seed, dominated throughout and didn’t give Sawayanagi any chances. After evening the score at 2-2 in the first set, Alison pushed through and never looked back. With ten games in a row, Alison marched into the quarterfinals (6-2, 6-0) in which she will face the American Jamie Loeb (WTA-257) on Friday.

Alison (WTA D-300) is also successful in the doubles. Together with her partner, the Czech Kristyna Pliskova (WTA D-256), they were found too good for Yuki Kristina Chiang (WTA D-464) and Elizaveta Lanchuk (WTA D-292) in the quarterfinals: 6-3 and 6-4. In the semifinals they will face Priscilla Hon (WTA D-405) and Storm Sanders (WTA D-152).