Alison (WTA-65) plays her first tournament of the year at the Yarra Valley Classic (WTA 500) in Melbourne. She comes into action in singles and doubles.
In singles, Ali opens against Taiwanese Su-Wei Hsieh (WTA-68). They play against each other for the fourth time, Ali won two of their three previous matches. Alison (WTA D-102) also plays doubles with the Swedish Cornelia Lister (WTA D-78). They compete against Ankita Raina (WTA D-119) and Rosalie Van Der Hoek (WTA D-116).