Alison into doubles third round

In the second round Alison (WTA D-181) and Hao-Ching (WTA D-36) were facing British Johanna Konta (WTA D-195) and American Maria Sanchez (WTA D-96).

In the first set a tiebreak had to decide, the Belgian-Taiwanese duo took it 7-5. In the second set Alison and Chan were clearly the strongest players: 6-2.

In the third round they will face the American fifth seeds Raquel Kops-Jones (WTA D-14) and Abigail Spears (WTA D-14), who reached the quarterfinal at the Australian Open.