At the WTA-tournament of Seoul Alison (WTA-58) faced Andreea Mitu (WTA-84) for the fourth time in her career. She beat the Romanian twice before and today she took her third victory.
Ali, seeded eight, lost the first set 3-6. However the Belgian got a better grip on the match in the second set and won it 6-1. In the deciding set, both players had the same level. Neither one succeeded in creating a decisive gap and a tiebreak had to decide who would win the match. The Belgian took it 7-2.
In the second round Alison will face Katerina Siniakova (WTA-69) or Irina Falconi (WTA-70).