Alison (WTA-106) played against qualifier Irina Ramialison (WTA-243) in the first round of the ITF-tournament of Dubai. Ali never encountered the French player before, but had few problems with her opponent. She did not drop her own serve once, and a break in each set was sufficient to win the match. She won easily 6-4 6-4
In the second round Alison will play against Czech Renata Voracova (WTA-173) who beat qualifier Amandine Hesse (WTA-200) in two sets.