Alison (WTA-58) was not able to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament inChicago (United States, WTA 250). She gave up in the second round.
Alison faced fifth seed Marketa Vondrousova (WTA-40) in the second round. Ali lost the first set 1-6 and then had her blood pressure checked. Trailing 0-1 in the second set, Alison decided to throw in the towel.