Alison (WTA-103) won her second round match at the ITF-tournament in Albuquerque ($ 75,000). She beat Sherazad Reix (WTA 220) from France in two sets.
In the first Reix got a 3-5 lead but Ali won four games in a row and won the set 7-5. In the second set Reix got an early break again, but the Belgian fought back and managed to win the set 6-4. In the quarterfinal she will face eight seed Michaella Krajicek (WTA 156) from The Netherlands. It is their first encounter.