Alison starts well in Stockton

Alison (WTA-127) had a good start at the American hardcourt tournament in Stockton ($ 50,000). In the first round she defeated American Melanie Oudin (WTA-288) in two sets. She also won her first doubles match.

In the first set Alison had to battle hard against the former number 31 in the world. She won the first set 7-5 and also took the second set 6-2. In the next round she will face Japanese Riko Sawayanagi (WTA-246).

Together with Kristyna Pliskova (WTA D-256) Alison (WTA D-300) also reached the quarterfinals of the doubles. They beat the American twins Alexandra (WTA D-577) and Kat Facey (WTA D-577) 6-3 and 6-2 . In the quarterfinal they will meet Yuki Kristina Chiang (WTA D-464) and Elizaveta Ianchuk (WTA D-292).