Alison (WTA-43) is competing with the Belgian Fed Cup-team in Eilat this week. The Belgian team is playing in group D, and had to face Latvia in their first encounter.
Ysaline Bonaventure (WTA-160) won her first match against Diana Marcinkevica (WTA-496) quite easily 6-3 and 6-2. In the second match Ali had to face Jelena Ostapenko (WTA-86), she got off to a good start and took the first set 6-2. In the second set however it was Ostapenko who took control: 3-6. In the third set Alison showed that she was the better player, she took the set 6-1 and gave Belgium the decisive point. Later Bonaventure/Mestach also won the doubles encounter.
On Thursday Belgium will face Hungary, with Reka-Luca Jani (WTA-234) as highest ranked player.