Together with Kirsten Flipkens (WTA D-28) Alison (WTA D-126) was not able to advance to the second round of the Dubai WTA tournament (UAE, Premier). They lost against the sixth seeds.
The Belgian pair faced a difficult challenge against Demi Schuurs (WTA D-12) and Kveta Peschke (WTA D-22). The Dutch-Czech duo got an early break and grabbed the first set with 3-6.
Alison and Kirsten were unable to turn the tide in the second set. They could only win one game and had to bow their heads with 1-6. The match lasted one hour.
Alison will play next week at the WTA tournament in Doha (UAE, Premier).