Victory in Indian Wells

In the first qualifying round Alison (WTA-118), seeded twentieth, played Olga Savchuk (WTA-262) for the first time in her career. In a tight first set both players lost their serve twice. A tiebreak had to decide who would win the set, and Ali took it 7-4.

In the second set Ali quickly defeated her opponent, she took the set with an impressive 6-0 score.

In the final qualifying round, the Belgian will face eight seed Timea Babos (WTA-86). Both girls never played against each other.