Alison had never beaten Polona Hercog before but nevertheless disposed of her Slovenian opponent in the first round at Wimbledon. A strong showing helped Alison convincingly beat Hercog 6-2 6-2. In the next round, Alison will play last year’s champion Garbiñe Muguruza.
Alison immediately got into her rythm after a good start. Her opponent didn’t have one moment to relax in the early stages of the match. Alison was already up 5-1 when Hercog finally had a swift game. Alison then served out the first set without too many problems.
Same scenario in the second set: Alison kept putting pressure on Hercog and was also able to win a couple of tight games. Alison raced towards a 4-0-lead. Without having to drop her serve once, Ali wrapped things up after one hours and six minutes. She got a nice reward for her win: a second round match against last year’s champion, who’s ranked number three in the world.