Being born and raised in Melbourne, Alana was immersed in sporting culture that fuelled her passion to pursue a sporting career. After starting tennis lessons at 10, she found herself competing at national championships at 12 and represented Victorian in the U18s Pizzey Cup team.
Post juniors, Alana has played on the ITF World Tennis Tour reaching a career high ranking of 608 in singles and 429 in doubles. She has won 2 ITF doubles titles and is aiming to start making more appearances on the WTA tour.
Alana also completed her bachelor of Sport Development in 2021 through Deakin University. She coaches part time in Melbourne when not competing, with a passion for helping others to learn and grow and is something that she aims to pursue further after her playing days.