After a highly successful junior career, Alison quickly made her name on the senior circuit - and in 2005 became the first unseeded player in the history of the British National championship to reach the final. The Londoner went on to claim her first WISPA title later in the month, winning the Southport Open in the USA – and rounded off the year by being voted WISPA’s ‘Most Improved Player of the Year’ for the second year in a row.
Since then Alison’s career has gone from strength to strength, rising to a career ranking, becoming National Champion in 2008 and 2010, winning the Irish Open and reaching a further three WISPA finals.
Alison was part of England's successful Commonwealth Games squad in Delhi, unfortunately Alison made it through to the bronze medal match where she had to retire with an injury.
However Alison soon bounced back landing herself with a win in the Harrow Greenwich Open, Burning River Classic and Cimb Singapore Women's Squash Masters. She was also successful in the Australian Open where she got to the final against Madeline Perry.
Alison made her long-awaited comeback in Manchester at the National Squash Championships, 2012 and the former champion showed that she is back in contention for another women’s title by reaching the final.
2012 has been a comeback year for Alison as she managed four consecutive rises up the rankings to reach the world No.4 spot in November, which she last held back in September 2010.