As a preparation for the Fed Cup in February and the Olympics in Rio this summer, Alison (WTA D-111) played doubles with Yanina Wickmayer (WTA D-915) at the Australian Open. In the first round they faced Barbora Krejcikova (WTA D-67) and Wang Yafan (WTA D-55).
In the first set the Belgian pair broke their opponent’s serve twice. However they also lost their own service game four times, and lost the set 3-6. In the second set Alison and Yanina failed to create a break opportunity. The Czech-Chinese pair was able to break and also took the second set 3-6.
The Australian Open is now completely over for Alison. Together with the Belgian Fed Cup team she will play in Israel early February.