In the second round of the ITF-tournament in Lexington Alison (WTA-117) had to face qualifier Alison Bai (WTA-388). Ali is the topseed in Lexington and had few problems with the Australian. She won the match in straight sets: 6-2 and 6-3.
In the quarterfinals she will face again an Australian player: Arina Rodionova (WTA-234). Last year they played against each other at WTA-tournament in Nuremberg on gravel, Alison won the match in two sets. They face each other for the first time on hardcourt.