On Tuesday Alison (WTA-65) starts her seventh Australian Open, she is on the hunt for her first victory in Melbourne.
This year Ali starts against French qualifier Clara Burel (WTA-238). If she wins, she will face Yulia Putintseva (WTA-28) or Sloane Stephens (WTA-40) in the second round.
Alison (WTA D-102) also plays doubles with the Swedish Cornelia Lister (WTA D-78). In the first round they will meet second seeds Elise Mertens (WTA D-6) and Aryna Sabalenka (WTA D-5).