The US Open (United States, Grand Slam) is over for Alison (WTA-43). She lost her match in the second round in three sets.
After her great victory at Arthur Ashe, Alison had to compete against the French qualifier Clara Burel (WTA-131). The Belgian lost the first set with 4-6, but leveled the match with 6-4. In the deciding set, the error burden for Alison was too high, she had to surrender with 4-6. The match lasted 1 hour and 55 minutes.
In the first round of the doubles Alison (WTA D-84) and the Dutch Rosalie Van Der Hoek (WTA D-132) lost 3-6 and 4-6 against Reese Brantmeier (WTA D-376) and Clervie Ngounoue (WTA D-1091).
Alison admitted after her defeat that she was experiencing back problems again, the injury already kept her away from the tennis courts this summer. Her first priority now is to get fit again.