Alison (WTA-97) was not able to reach the second round at the US Open. She lost in three sets to the Chinese Saisai Zheng (WTA-85).
Zheng started the match well and took first set with 6-4. In the second set, Ali came back into the match and conquered the set 3-6. In the third set, however, it was again the Chinese who got the advantage 6-1
It was the fourth time that Alison was on the main draw in New York, each time she lost in the first round.