Alison’s (WTA-106) first tournament of 2015 ended in the second qualifying round of the WTA-tournament of Auckland. She faced Lucie Hradecka (WTA-154) for the first time in her career. The Czech was ranked amongst the top 50 in the world three years ago. Ali started her match well, she did not gave away any breakpoint in the first set and broke herself twice: 6-2.
In the second set the momentum changed. Alison could not convert her only break point and lost her service game twice to her opponent: 3-6. In the deciding set Ali converted two breakpoints, but Hradecka managed to make the decisive break at the end of the set: 5-7.
Next week, the Belgian will play the WTA-tournament of Hobart.