Alison upsets second seed in Cagnes-sur Mer

After her win in the first round of the doubles, Alison (WTA-90) also reached the second round in the singles tournament in Cagnes-sur-Mer.  She stunned the second seed Shelby Rogers (WTA-78) in the first round.

It was the first encounter between 21-year-old Ali and the 22-year-old Rogers.  The Belgian had no difficulty with her opponent and easily won 6-1 and 6-2 on the French clay.

In the second round on Thursday Ali will face Yulia Putintseva (WTA-105) from Kazachstan, Alison lost their two previous encounters.  On Wednesday she will play the quarterfinals in the doubles tournament together with Daria Gavrilova (WTA D-374) against the first seeds.