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Elise Mertens

Elise Mertens
  • Residence: Hamont-Achel, Belgium
  • Date of Birth: 17 Nov 1995
  • Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium
  • Height: 1.79m
  • Weight: 67kg
  • Plays: Right-handed (Two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2013)

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Elise Mertens Biography

Turned pro in 2013...Coached by Rick Vleeshouwers and Robbe Ceyssens, trains at the Kim Clijsters Academy...Previously trained under Belgian Federation until early teens, also spent a year at the Mouratoglou Academy in Paris...Favorite surface is grass, favorite shot is the serve...Began playing tennis at age 4, introduced to game by older sister Lauren, an airline pilot with KLM...First tennis memory is watching Kim Clijsters playing live...Mother is Liliane Barbe (teaches languages and history); father is Guido Mertens (makes furniture for churches)...Was home schooled, enjoyed studying languages...Loves animals and has lots of pets at home, four dogs and a variety of birds (pheasants, peacocks, chickens, cranes)...Speaks English, Dutch/Flemish, and French...short term goal is to end season inside the Top 100, describes qualifying for her first Grand Slam main draw at the 2016 US Open as "fulfilling an important goal."

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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 11
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 14
Prize Money $45,927 $294,839
W/L - Singles 8 - 1 174 - 87
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 131 - 58
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Results

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 08-Jan-2017 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 127 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [5] Nao Hibino (JPN) 99 6-3 6-4
Q-R16 Win Dalma Galfi (HUN) 162 6-1 6-1
Q-Q Win Sachia Vickery (USA) 135 6-4 6-2
R32 Win [7] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 45 6-1 6-2
R16 Win [L] Sachia Vickery (USA) 135 0-1 RET
Q Win [1] Kiki Bertens (NED) 22 6-2 7-5
S Win [Q] Jana Fett (CRO) 340 6-4 6-0
F Win [3] Monica Niculescu (ROU) 40 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+298

Prize Money

$43,000
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
82 5 95
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
16-Jan-2017 (82) 18-Jul-2016 (77)
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Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 11
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 14
Prize Money $45,927 $294,839
W/L - Singles 8 - 1 174 - 87
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 131 - 58

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 13 1st Serve Return Points Won 48.4%
Double Faults 10 2nd Serve Return Points Won 64%
1st Serve 59.8% Break Points Opportunities 31
1st Serve Points Won 71% Break Points Converted 67.7%
2nd Serve Points Won 50% Return Games Played 34
Break Points Faced 17 Return Games Won 61.8%
Break Points Saved 64.7% Return Points Won 54.3%
Service Games Played 34 Total Points Won 58.6%
Service Games Won 82.4%
Service Points Won 62.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
0 / 1 US OPEN 1r - - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
1 / 1 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - - -
W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
1 / 1 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - - -

Elise Mertens Results

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    Doubles

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 08-Jan-2017 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 127 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [5] Nao Hibino (JPN) 99 6-3 6-4
Q-R16 Win Dalma Galfi (HUN) 162 6-1 6-1
Q-Q Win Sachia Vickery (USA) 135 6-4 6-2
R32 Win [7] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 45 6-1 6-2
R16 Win [L] Sachia Vickery (USA) 135 0-1 RET
Q Win [1] Kiki Bertens (NED) 22 6-2 7-5
S Win [Q] Jana Fett (CRO) 340 6-4 6-0
F Win [3] Monica Niculescu (ROU) 40 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+298

Prize Money

$43,000

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 01-Jan-2017 // $890,100 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 124 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Jennifer Brady (USA) 117 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,043

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
82 5 95

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2016 US OPEN R16 40
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 20
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 30
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 20
31/08/2015 US OPEN Q - R128 2
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 30
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2016 120 79
2015 157 134
2014 264 259
2013 577 725
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
16-Jan-2017 (82) 18-Jul-2016 (77)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
82 765

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2016 US OPEN R16 40
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 20
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 30
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 20
31/08/2015 US OPEN Q - R128 2
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 30

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/2017 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
08/02/2016 ST. PETERSBURG Q - R16 13
09/02/2015 ANTWERP Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
08/01/2017 HOBART W 298
17/10/2016 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 10
10/10/2016 LINZ Q - R32 1
18/07/2016 BASTAD Q - R16 12
11/07/2016 GSTAAD Q - R32 1
13/06/2016 MALLORCA S 48
06/06/2016 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH Q 78
04/01/2016 AUCKLAND Q - R16 10
19/10/2015 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 10
13/07/2015 BUCHAREST Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
08/06/2015 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH Q - R32 1
13/04/2015 BOGOTA Q - R16 12

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