This week, Alison (WTA-99) is playing at the WTA tournament in Cincinnati, USA. She entered the qualifying draw and had to face German Carina Witthoeft (WTA-65) in the first round.
The first set went to the German, who is seeded 13th, with 6-2. Ali was not able to get into the match and only won one game in the second set: 6-1. The match lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Alison will take some rest now and will then be heading to New York for the US Open, where she is directly placed on the main draw.