Alison won her third match in a row at the WTA-tournament in Seoul and reached the last four. In the quarterfinal she beat Elizaveta Kulichkova (WTA-102) in three sets.
Ali, seeded eight, started well and won the first set quite easily with 6-1. In the second set she had break opportunities at 4-4, but she could not convert them. It was Kulichkova eventually who took the set 4-6. In the last set Alison was able to create a decisive gap and after 1 hour and 45 minutes she reached the semifinals: 6-2.
In the battle for a place in the final the Belgian will face first seed Irina-Camelia Begu (WTA-29). Last year she defeated the Romanian at the qualifications for the WTA-tournament of Florianopolis.