Alison wins her first round match in Luxembourg

Alison (WTA-88) won her first round match at the main draw of the WTA-tournament in Luxembourg ($ 250 000).

After qualifying for the main draw, Alison had to face Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic (WTA-157) this afternoon. Alison put pressure on her opponent from the start, giving her a 3-0 lead. The Croatian managed to win only two games and the first set went to Alison 6-2.

The first points of the second set were a bit more exciting, but Ali soon got a 4-1 lead. The Croatian came back to 5-4, but then Alison finished the job. After 1 hour and 40 minutes, the 6-2 and 6-4 final score was on the scoreboard.

In the second round, Alison will face German top seed Angelique Kerber (WTA-11) or Monica Puig (WTA-69) from Puerto Rico.