Alison (WTA-103) was not able to win the ITF tournament in Ilkley (Great Britain, $ 100,000) ITF. In the final, she lost in two sets to Magdalena Rybarikova (WTA-107).
Alison faced Rybarikova for the fourth time, she won their three previous meetings in 2015. In Ilkley, however, it was Rybarikova who took the lead right away. The Slovaks won in two sets after an exciting match: 7-5 and 7-6(3).
Thanks to her place in the final in Ilkley, Alison returns to the top hundred.