Alison wins Belgian encounter in Manchester

Alison (WTA-103) won the Belgian encounter in the first round of the ITF tournament in Manchester (Great Britain, $ 100,000). She beat An-Sophie Mestach (WTA-261) in two sets.

Ali, the third seed in Manchester, started the match well and immediately took the lead. The first set went 6-3 to Alison, who quickly got a 5-0 advantage in the second set. Mestach could milder the score, but after 1 hour and 27 minutes the 6-3 and 6-3 result was on the scoreboard.

In the second round Ali will face Polish Magdalena Frech (WTA 264). They meet for the first time.