Alison (WTA-58) was not able to win her second match at Indian Wells (USA, WTA 1,000). She had to surrender in two sets.
Ali had to face Kazakh Elena Rybakina (WTA-20) in the second round. Alison saw the first set go to her opponent with 1-6, but put up more resistance in the second set. One break at the end was enough for Rybakina to win the set with 5-7. The match lasted 1 hour and 26 minutes.