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Elise Mertens is a professional Belgian female tennis player. She plays right-handed (two-handed backhand). With her favourite shot being her serve. And her favourite surface is grass.

Elise started playing tennis at the age of 4, she was introduced to tennis by her elder sister Lauren (who is an airline pilot).

Her first tennis memory was watching Kim Clijsters live. Her mothers name is: Liliane Barbe and her fathers name is Guido. Elise turned professional in 2013.

First WTA Title

Elise Mertens won her first WTA women’s singles title in January 2017 at the Hobart International beating No.3 seed Monica Niculescu.

  • Born - Leuven, Belgium
  • Date of birth - 17th of November 1995
  • Coach - Robbe Ceyssens (Also her boyfriend)
  • Grand Slams won (0)
  • Height - 1.79m (5ft 8)
  • Languages spoken - English, Dutch/Flemish and French
  • Nationality - Belgian
  • Clothing worn - Lotto
  • Racket used - Babolat
  • Turned pro - 2013

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Elise Mertens posing with the winners trophy after beating Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania during the 2018 Hobart International tournament in Australia.

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