Elise Mertens is a professional tennis player from Belgium who is known to be the current World No. 1 in doubles. Mertens who was born on November 17, 1995 in Leuven Belgium was known to have achieved her career-high singles ranking of World No. 12 on November 26, 2018. Shhe became world No. 1 in Women’s doubles for the first time. She is known to be a top 15 player in both singles and doubles.
Elise Mertens is known to have won six singles and 15 doubles on the WTA Tour which includes three Grand Slam titles in Women’s doubles. The 2019 US Open and the Australian Open in the year 2021 where she partnered with Aryna Sabalenka. Her most outstanding and prolific success came in doubles.
Elise Mertens began her professional tennis career when she became a doubles finalist at the ITF Delhi alongside Marina Melnikova. She was known to have won her first WTA doubles title at the 2016 Auckland Open partnering An-Sophie Mestach.
In the year January 2017, she was known to have won the Hobart International, beating No. 3 Monica Niculescu in the final at the time. Then quite significantly, in the year 2018, she became the first woman to win a back to back titles in Hobart. Currently in the year 2022, she is ranked No. 1 in doubles during the 2022 French Open.
What Language Does Elise Mertens Speak?
She received her education at home and loved learning new languages. She is fluent in French, English, and Flemish Dutch.