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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 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 1 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 11
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 3 14
Prize Money $144,377 $248,912
W/L - Singles 44 - 28 166 - 86
W/L - Doubles 36 - 20 131 - 57
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Results

LIMOGES

WTA // FRANCE // 14-Nov-2016 // $115,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/8D // Rank: 124 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Tara Moore (GBR) 164 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,050
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
126 474 77
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Nov-2016 (120) 18-Jul-2016 (77)
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 1 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 11
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 3 14
Prize Money $144,377 $248,912
W/L - Singles 44 - 28 166 - 86
W/L - Doubles 36 - 20 131 - 57

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

  • Singles
    Doubles

LIMOGES

WTA // FRANCE // 14-Nov-2016 // $115,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/8D // Rank: 124 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Tara Moore (GBR) 164 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,050

TORONTO

ITF // CANADA // 31-Oct-2016 // $50,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 127 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Caitlin Whoriskey (USA) 327 6-0 6-4
R16 Win [Q] Julia Elbaba (USA) 543 6-3 6-3
Q Win [Q] Ronit Yurovsky (USA) 527 2-6 6-3 6-1
S Loss [4] Jesika Maleckova (CZE) 218 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+29

Prize Money

$2,216

TAMPICO

ITF // MEXICO // 24-Oct-2016 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [L] Karla De La Luz Montalvo (MEX) 0 6-0 6-0
R16 Win [Q] Nicole Coopersmith (USA) 541 6-0 6-1
Q Win Katie Swan (GBR) 468 6-2 6-2
S Loss Varvara Flink (RUS) 279 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+36

Prize Money

$2,216

LUXEMBOURG

WTA // LUXEMBOURG // 17-Oct-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [4] Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 101 6-0 3-0 RET
Q-R16 Loss Caitlin Whoriskey (USA) 351 7-5 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$730

LINZ

WTA // AUSTRIA // 10-Oct-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 134 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Ana Bogdan (ROU) 118 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$530

LAS VEGAS

ITF // USA // 26-Sep-2016 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Julia Elbaba (USA) 651 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss [Q] Fanny Stollar (HUN) 312 7-6 (7) 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$760

ALBUQUERQUE

ITF // USA // 19-Sep-2016 // $75,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 122 // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Anna Zaja (GER) 319 6-3 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$665

ATLANTA

ITF // USA // 12-Sep-2016 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 131 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Brianna Morgan (USA) 0 6-3 6-0
R16 Win Lauren Albanese (USA) 251 6-0 6-1
Q Win Michelle Larcher De Brito (POR) 235 6-4 2-6 6-3
S Win Kristie Ahn (USA) 230 7-6 (9) 6-4
F Win Melanie Oudin (USA) 298 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+80

Prize Money

$7,600

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 29-Aug-2016 // $22,102,700 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 137 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Luksika Kumkhum (THA) 150 6-2 6-4
Q-R64 Win Sesil Karatantcheva (BUL) 215 3-6 6-0 6-1
Q-R32 Win Kristie Ahn (USA) 222 6-1 6-4
R128 Loss [3] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 3 2-6 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+40

Prize Money

$42,540

LANDISVILLE

ITF // USA // 08-Aug-2016 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 141 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Emily Webley-Smith (GBR) 486 6-1 6-2
R16 Loss An-Sophie Mestach (BEL) 209 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$392

FORT WORTH

ITF // USA // 01-Aug-2016 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 137 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Nicole Frenkel (USA) 521 7-5 6-2
R16 Loss [Q] Caitlin Whoriskey (USA) 475 3-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$392

BASTAD

WTA // SWEDEN // 18-Jul-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Julia Rosenqvist (SWE) - 6-3 6-0
Q-R16 Loss [2] Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 96 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+12

Prize Money

$1,020

GSTAAD

WTA // SWITZERLAND // 11-Jul-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 137 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Kathinka Von Deichmann (LIE) 344 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$600

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 27-Jun-2016 // $19,174,575 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/96Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Elitsa Kostova (BUL) 183 6-4 6-4
Q-R64 Loss [4] Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) 120 3-6 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$11,497

MALLORCA

WTA // SPAIN // 13-Jun-2016 // $226,750 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 150 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [1] Shelby Rogers (USA) 59 7-6 (7) 6-4
Q-R16 Win Asia Muhammad (USA) 202 6-4 7-5
Q-Q Win Eri Hozumi (JPN) 211 6-1 6-2
R32 Win Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 110 6-1 3-6 6-1
R16 Loss [2] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 25 0-6 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+48

Prize Money

$3,310

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH

WTA // NETHERLANDS // 06-Jun-2016 // $226,750 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Asia Muhammad (USA) 203 6-0 6-3
Q-R16 Win Tereza Martincova (CZE) 186 6-2 1-6 2-0 RET
R32 Win [7] Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 46 6-2 6-0
R16 Win [L] Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) 119 6-4 7-6 (3)
Q Loss [3] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 32 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+78

Prize Money

$6,175

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 22-May-2016 // $16,474,735 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 178 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Katerina Stewart (USA) 295 6-3 6-7 (5) 6-1
Q-R64 Win Julia Glushko (ISR) 144 6-7 (3) 6-2 6-1
Q-R32 Loss [3] Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 97 6-3 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$15,080

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH

ITF // USA // 02-May-2016 // $75,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 162 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Usue Maitane Arconada (USA) 581 3-6 7-5 6-3
R16 Loss Jennifer Brady (USA) 192 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$1,140

CHARLOTTESVILLE

ITF // USA // 25-Apr-2016 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 162 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Julia Boserup (USA) 180 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$444

DOTHAN

ITF // USA // 18-Apr-2016 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Maria Sanchez (USA) 238 7-6 (1) 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$444

CHANGWON

ITF // KOREA // 04-Apr-2016 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Jin Yoo (KOR) - 6-1 6-1
R16 Win Kamonwan Buayam (THA) 360 6-2 6-2
Q Win Nicha Lertpitaksinchai (THA) 427 6-0 6-2
S Loss [3] Kristie Ahn (USA) 194 6-7 (5) 6-1 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,144

KOFU

ITF // JAPAN // 28-Mar-2016 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Ya-Hsuan Lee (TPE) 0 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

QUANZHOU

ITF // CHINA // 21-Mar-2016 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Peangtarn Plipuech (THA) 361 6-3 6-1
R16 Win Ankita Raina (IND) 281 6-4 7-5
Q Loss [1] Qiang Wang (CHN) 98 4-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+15

Prize Money

$1,267

MOSCOW

ITF // RUSSIA // 22-Feb-2016 // $25,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 170 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Anastasiya Vasylyeva (UKR) 417 6-2 6-3
R16 Win Veronika Kudermetova (RUS) 391 6-7 (3) 6-4 6-2
Q Win [Q] Anastasia Gasanova (RUS) 612 6-0 6-1
S Loss [Q] Yana Sizikova (RUS) 458 6-1 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,144

ALTENKIRCHEN

ITF // GERMANY // 15-Feb-2016 // $25,000 // Carpet (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/48Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Isabella Shinikova (BUL) 308 6-2 6-4
R16 Win Polina Leykina (RUS) 196 6-3 6-1
Q Loss [4] Oceane Dodin (FRA) 164 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+9

Prize Money

$654

ST. PETERSBURG

WTA // RUSSIA // 08-Feb-2016 // $687,900 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 169 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Irina Khromacheva (RUS) 178 4-6 6-4 6-4
Q-R16 Loss [3] Klara Koukalova (CZE) 111 6-3 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,600

ANDREZIEUX-BOUTHEON

ITF // FRANCE // 25-Jan-2016 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 164 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [2] Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 118 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$444

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 164 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Heidi El Tabakh (CAN) 379 7-5 6-2
Q-R64 Loss Maria Sakkari (GRE) 170 2-6 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$6,760

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 04-Jan-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Katerina Stewart (USA) 171 6-2 6-1
Q-R16 Loss [1] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 80 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$730

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
126 474 77

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
07-Nov-2016 (120) 18-Jul-2016 (77)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
126 477

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
08/02/2016 ST. PETERSBURG Q - R16 13
09/02/2015 ANTWERP Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
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
08/06/2015 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
13/04/2015 BOGOTA Q - R16 12

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