Alison (WTA-60) was not able to reach the second round of the US Open (United States, Grand Slam). She lost in three sets to Camila Giorgi (WTA-74).
Ali started the match well and won the first set 6-2. In set two we got a completely different picture, Giorgi played very strongly and got the 1-6 advantage. An exciting third set went to the Italian with 5-7.
Alison (WTA D-114), together with Kirsten Flipkens (WTA D-28), will still be in action in the doubles.