Alison (WTA-112) lost in the third qualifying round, but as a Lucky Loser she still got the chance to play in the main draw of the US Open. In the first round she faced qualifier Yafan Wang (WTA-163).
In the first set Ali was broken twice. She did not manage to convert any of the three break opportunities and the set went 3-6 to the Chinese. In the second set Alison got 2-4 behind, but managed to come back in the set. At 5-5 the Belgian broke Wang’s servce and got the chance to serve for the set. However Ali gave the Chinese a chance to come back into the set and a tiebreak had to decide who would win the set. Alison had to surrender 4-7. The last grand slam tournament of the year ended for Alison in the first round.