Alison (WTA-85) needs one more win to reach the main draw of the WTA tournament in Luxembourg (Luxembourg, $ 250 000). She won her first two qualifying matches.
In the first qualifying round, Alison had to play against Sofya Zhuk (WTA-146). Ali took won the match with 6-4 and 6-4. In the second qualifying match she had to face Barbara Haas (WTA-171). The first set went to the Austrian 6-7(4), but Ali won the second set with 6-0. Ali was leading 4-1 when her opponent withdrew.
In the decisive qualifying round Ali will face Swiss veteran Patty Schnyder (WTA-160). Alison won their first encounter in Brussels in 2011.