Alison (WTA-79) was not able to claim the title at the ITF tournament of Poitiers (France, $ 100 000). In the final the fifth seed was too strong.
Alison had to face Mihaela Buzarnescu (WTA-89) from Romania in the final for the first time in her career. In the first set Ali was leading 2-0, but the Romanian broke back immediately and won the set with 4-6. In the second set, the Romanian immediately got an advantage, Buzarnescu took the set with 2-6. The final lasted 1 hour and 22 minutes.