Alison (WTA 113) has easily reached the semifinals of the ITF-tournament in Las Vegas ($ 50 000). In the second round she was too strong for Taylor Townsend (WTA-137).
Ali, seeded first in Las Vegas, faced American Townsend for the first time in her career. The Belgian had few problems in the first set and easily won it 6-1. In the second set Townsend got an early lead, but Alison broke back and also forced another break. Ali also won the second set 6-4.
In the semifinals she will play against Hungarian qualifier Fanny Stollar (WTA-312). It is their first encounter.