First victory for Alison at Roland Garros

This Wednesday the qualifying tournament at Roland Garros started for Alison (WTA-112). In the first round, she met the French Jade Suvrijn (WTA-456).

In the first set, the two players were equally matched until 3-3. Ali put up the pressure and won the first set 6-3. In the second set Alison got an early lead, but here opponent broke back. At 5-5 Suvrijn won her service game to take the lead, but Alison managed to force a tiebreak. It was Alison who got the victory in the tiebreak 7-6(1).

In the second round, Alison will face American Sofia Kenin (WTA-178).