Alison (WTA-103) has reached the final of ITF tournament in Ilkey (Great Britain, $ 100 000). Due to the rain she had to play twice on Saturday.
Alison had to face Maria Sakkari (WTA-98) in the quarterfinal. The Greek won the first set 6-7(5) but Ali took the second 6-4. In the third set the Belgian was leading 3-0 when her opponent retired.
In the semifinal Alison was opposed to Marina Erakovic (WTA-148). Ali won the first set with 6-4 and then she continued to put her opponent under pressure. She won the second set 6-2. In the final Alison will face Slovak Magdalena Rybarikova (WTA-107), Ali won their previous three encounters.