Alison (WTA-103) reached the semifinals at the ITF-tournament in Albuquerque ($ 75,000). In the quarterfinal she was too strong for Michaella Krajicek (WTA-156).
Alison and Krajicek were equally matched until 2-2 in the first set but then the Belgian won four games in a row and took the first set 6-2. In the second set Krajicek served to stay in the set at 5-4. Ali forced the break and won the set 6-4. The match lasted one hour and 15 minutes.
In the semifinal Alison will face third seed Veronica Cepede Royg (WTA-127) from Paraguay, Ali won their two previous encounters.