After she stunned the second seed in the singles tournament, Alison (WTA D-195) and Daria Gavrilova (WTA D-374) caused another upset at the ITF-tournament of Cagnes-sur-Mer. They beat the first seeds in the quarterfinal.
Ali and Gravilova faced Chin-Wei Chan (WTA D-78) and Chia-Jung Chuang (WTA D- 73) in their second doubles match. They lost the first set 4-6, but managed to win the second set 6-2. In the supertiebreak the Belgian-Russian pair defeated the first seeds 10-5.
Their opponent in the doubles semifinal is not yet known. On Thursday Alison will face Yulia Putintseva (WTA-105) from Kazachstan in the second round of the singles tournament.