First round victory for Alison and Greet at Roland Garros

Alison (WTA D-103) and her partner Greet Minnen (WTA D-120) have reached the second round of Roland Garros (France, Grand Slam). They won their first match in straight sets.

Alison and Greet faced Lara Arruabarrena (WTA D-80) and Heather Watson (WTA D-159) in the first round. In the beginning of the match, both pairs had a hard time winning their service games. A little later, the Belgian duo managed to create the decisive gap: 6-3.

In the second set, Alison and Greet immediately got the advantage. They expanded their lead further and took the second set 6-2. The match lasted a little over an hour.

In the second round they will face Veronika Kudermetova (WTA D-23) and Shuai Zhang (WTA D-25).