First round victory in Gaiba

This week, Alison (WTA-47) is playing the WTA grass tournament of Gaiba (Italy, WTA 125). She won her first match in straight sets.

In her first match, Ali met Italian Cristiana Ferrando (WTA-254). After an early 4-1 lead, Alison saw her opponent come back to 5-4, but she eventually held onto the lead and won the set 6-4.
In the second set, Ferrando tried to turn the tide by winning the first game, but Alison took the lead 2-1 and afterwards 3-1. She then left no chance to her opponent to get back into the match and won 6-4 and 6-1 after 1 hour and 10 minutes.

In the next round, Alison will meet her compatriot Ysaline Bonaventure (WTA-151).