Elise Mertens, Doha, Qatar Total Open
February 16, 2019
Elise Mertens spoke candidly about winning the biggest title of her young career at the Qatar Total Open, how she kept believing against top seed Simona Halep, and the keys to her continued progress after a breakout 2018 season.
Elise Mertens, Doha 2019 (Getty)
February 16, 2019
Unseeded Elise Mertens rallied from a set and a break down to defeat Simona Halep to claim her first title of the season, and biggest of her career, at the Qatar Total Open.
Elise Mertens, Doha, Qatar Total Open
February 16, 2019
A year removed from her semifinal run at the 2018 Australian Open, Elise Mertens discussed new coach David Taylor, her steady improvements, and solid finals record before taking on Simona Halep for the Qatar Total Open title.
2019 Doha Shot of the Day: Halep’s incredible rally
February 15, 2019
A selection of the best pictures from the Qatar Total Open.
Elise Mertens, Qatar 2019(©Jimmie48/WTA)
February 15, 2019
Unseeded Elise Mertens scored her second Top 10 victory in as many days to reach the final of the Qatar Total Open, defeating Angelique Kerber in three sets to reach her first Premier final.
February 15, 2019
Simona Halep looks to win her second career title at the Qatar Total Open on Saturday as she takes on breakout Belgian Elise Mertens.
Simona Halep - Doha 2019 - Qatar Total Open/Samer Alrejjal
February 15, 2019
2014 champion Simona Halep is back in the Qatar Total Open final after defeating Elina Svitolina for the first time in nearly two years, coming from a break down in the deciding set to triumph in a classic.
Angelique Kerber, 2019 Qatar Total Open (WTA/Jimmie48)
February 14, 2019
The singles and doubles semifinals take place at the Qatar Total Open on Friday, with Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep, and Elina Svitolina among those in action.
Elise Mertens (Jimmie48 Photography/WTA)
February 14, 2019
Unseeded Elise Mertens is through to the final four at the Qatar Total Open after ousting No.5 seed Kiki Bertens in straight sets.
Simona Halep (Jimmie48 Photography/WTA)
February 14, 2019
Top seed Simona Halep was pushed to the brink in both sets of her hard-fought battle against Julia Goerges at the Qatar Total Open.
Angelique Kerber, 2019 Qatar Total Open (WTA/Jimmie48)
February 14, 2019
No.3 seed Angelique Kerber had to survive a final-set tiebreak before overcoming Barbora Strycova to reach the Qatar Total Open semifinals.
Elina Svitolina, 2019 Qatar Total Open (Getty)
February 14, 2019
No.4 seed Elina Svitolina grasped her first semifinal showing of the 2019 season as she eased past qualifier Karolina Muchova to reach the final four of the Qatar Total Open.