Elise Mertens is a Belgian professional tennis player who is the current world No. 1 in doubles. A top 15 player in both singles and doubles, she achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 12 on 26 November 2018.

Mertens was born in Leuven, the second daughter of Liliane Barbe, a teacher, and Guido Mertens, a furniture maker for churches. Mertens’s mother was Liliane Barbe, and her father was Guido Mertens. She received her education at home and was fluent in French, English, and Flemish Dutch. Her favorite subject was language study.

Elise Mertens Husband
Elise Mertens Husband

Elise began playing tennis when she was just four years old, and her older sister Lauren, who is now a pilot for an airline, was the one who taught her.

Mertens considered Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters to be her role models as she was growing up, and she is now a member of the Kim Clijsters Academy, where she has been training continuously since 2015. Mertens and Marina Melnikova made it all the way to the finals of the doubles competition at the ITF New Delhi.

At the 2015 Copa Colsanitas, she competed in the doubles event and made her debut on the main draw of a WTA Tour tournament with her partner Nastja Kolar. At the 2016 Auckland Open, she and her partner An-Sophie Mestach became victorious in the WTA doubles competition, giving her her first career WTA championship.

Elise Mertens Husband: Who is Elise Mertens’ Husband Robbe Ceyssens?

Although she is not married at this time, Elise Mertens does have a boyfriend. She became romantically involved with Coach Robbe Ceyssens.

Robbe Ceyssens, the boyfriend of Elise Mertens, was born on April 6th, 1993 in the country of Belgium. The Belgian, who is one and a half years older than Elise, used to compete in tennis himself. Elise is a tennis player.

However, his career was cut short, and he had very little success as a junior. In the end, he became a member of the Kim Clijsters Academy coaching staff. At the moment, he is devoting all of his time to teaching his girlfriend, Elise Mertens.


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