Fourth seed too strong in Monterrey

Alison (WTA-137) was not able to reach the second round of the Monterrey Open (Mexico, $ 250 000). The fourth seed was too strong in her opening match.

Alison faced a difficult task against fourth seedeCarla Suarez Navarro (WTA-23). The Spanish won their only previous encounter at the Katowice Open in 2014. This time it was again the Spanish who was the strongest, Ali failed to convert five break points and Suarez Navarro won the first set 6-2.

In the second set, the Spanish kept the momentum, Alison could not put further pressure and the set went to Suarez Navarro 6-4. The match lasted one hour and 20 minutes