This week Alison (WTA-55) will take part in the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year. She won her first match in straight sets
In her first round, Alison met Spanish qualifier Cristina Bucsa (WTA-154). Ali beat her opponent 6-3 and 6-4 after 1 hour and 23 minutes.
Another qualifier awaits in the next round: the Chinese Qiang Wang (WTA-110). She beat the 18th seed, the American Coco Gauff (WTA-16), in two short sets: 6-4, 6-2.
Alison (WTA D-102) will also participate in the doubles together with the Danish Clara Tauson (WTA D-451). In the first round they will meet the Polish Magda Linette (WTA D-59) and the American Bernarda Pera (WTA D-45).