|Elise Mertens Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||November 17, 1995|
Elise Mertens is a professional Belgian tennis player who is best known for her outstanding performance at the WTA Tour and the ITF Circuit. Besides that, she also contributed to the win of a Grand Slam doubles title at the 2019 US Open. She also has a huge fan base with more than 50k followers on Twitter and more than 100k followers on Instagram.
Elise was training at the Kim Clijsters Academy in early 2018 under the watchful eye of tennis coach Robbe Ceyssens. She was home-schooled.
Professional Tennis Player
- Father – Guido Mertens (Furniture Maker)
- Mother – Liliane Barbe (Teacher)
- Siblings – Lauren Mertens (Older Sister) (Airline Pilot)
Elise is represented by Pine Agency.
5 ft 10½ in 179 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Elise has dated –
- Robbe Ceyssens – Elise is dating tennis player turned coach Robbe Ceyssens. She has also credited him for her starlight performance in 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
- Oval face shape
- Thin eyebrows
- Snub nose
- Thin upper lip
Through her social media, she has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as –
- Van Lanschot Private Banking
- Etixx Sports Nutrition
Elise Mertens Favorite Things
- Surface – Hardcourt, Grass
- Shot – Serve
Source – EliseMerten.be
Elise Mertens Facts
- She was brought up in Leuven and is the second daughter born to her parents Liliane and Guido.
- Elise had a knack for learning to speak in various languages ever-since her younger days. She can now talk in Dutch/Flemish, English, and French.
- It was her older sister Lauran, an airline pilot who introduced Elise to tennis when she was just 4 years old.
- Elise looked up to former tennis player Justine Henin and professional tennis player Kim Clijsters.
- She started training at the Kim Clijsters Academy in 2015. She was 20 years old at the time.
- Her father would make furniture for churches, whereas her mother was a teacher.
- Elise and Belarusian professional tennis player Aryna Sabalenka took home the Grand Slam Women’s Doubles tennis title after defeating Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty and Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka at the 2019 US Open.
- She is often mistaken as a relative of international footballer Dries Mertens or fellow tennis player Yannick Mertens. However, she shares no relation with them.
- Elise is a huge animal lover and has 4 dogs and a variety of birds. Besides that, she also spends part of her free time, promoting the cause of adopting animals and also visits various animal welfare organizations.
- She turned pro in the year 2013.
- Elise’s playing style is said to be that of the baseline.
- She is a perfectionist.
- Elise is very close to her mother and father. Besides that, she feels happiest when she’s at home.
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