Alison (WTA-91) was able to reach the main draw in Marrakech by surviving the qualifying rounds. In the first round she had to battle against the eighth seed Monica Puig (WTA-47). Ali faced the Puerto Rican for the first time.
The Belgian did not start the encounter well. In the first set she could not win a single game, and the set went to her opponent 0-6. In the second set Ali started to serve better, and she reached the tiebreak. However it was Puig who took the tiebreak 3-7.
The doubles tournament is also over for Alison (WTA D-195). Together with Alison Riske (WTA D-99) she lost against second seeds Darija Jurak (WTA D-52) and Arantxa Parra Santonja (WTA D-29): 5-7, 6-0 and 5-10.