Mertens awaits in Madrid

The WTA tournament of Madrid starts this weekend. The draw wasn’t very kind to Alison. She will play her fellow compatriot Elise Mertens (WTA-19)in the first round.

Alison will play on Sunday in the third match on court 6 after Cirstea – Siniakova and an ATP match. Alison will no doubt give her all to upset her in-form opponent. History shows there’s reason to be optimistic. Afterall Alison did beat Mertens last year in Miami 7-6 7-6. The winner will face top seed Simona Halep (WTA-1) or Ekaterina Makarova (WTA-32) jn the second round.