Elise Mertens

Kiki Bertens, Sloane Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open

World number eight Bertens made a slow start and fell 4-0 behind in the opening set after serving five double faults in two games.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:07 PM IST

Elise Mertens-Aryna Sabalenka win first Grand Slam title at US Open

The tension-filled encounter ended in dramatic fashion when both Mertens and Sabalenka were drawn into the net and Barty sent a lob over both their heads.

Sep 09, 2019, 12:08 PM IST

US Open: Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu's ascent astounds even her coach

Bruneau, who has worked with the hard-hitting Andreescu since March 2018, said he always "had a lot of trust in her" amid murmurs she could be tennis` next bright star. 

Sep 04, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Qatar Open: Simona Halep outlasts Elina Svitolina to reach finals

Halep will now lock horns with unseeded Belgian Elise Mertens in finals of the Qatar Open.

Feb 16, 2019, 08:17 AM IST

Naomi Osaka survives scare to reach Australian Open fourth round

Osaka has now set up a clash against Anastasija Sevastova for a place in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Johanna Konta crashes out in Silicon Valley Classic, Victoria Azarenka retires hurt

Serena slayer Johanna Konta was sent packing from the Silicon Valley Classic on Friday when she suffered a 7-6(4) 6-3 quarter-final loss to fourth seed Elise Mertens.

Aug 04, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

Simona Halep subdues Andrea Petkovic after tight early tussle

 Top seed Simona Halep maintained her steady progress through the French Open draw when she beat Germany`s Andrea Petkovic 7-5 6-0 to reach the fourth round on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

French Open: Simona Halep subdues Andrea Petkovic after tight early tussle

Top seed Simona Halep maintained her steady progress through the French Open draw when she beat Germany's Andrea Petkovic 7-5 6-0 to reach the fourth round on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 08:15 AM IST

Elise Mertens climbs to career-high 17th on WTA rankings

Romania's Simona Halep retained her number one position as there was no change in the top 16 after a low-key week in women`s tennis.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Huge upsets as Kyle Edmund and Elise Mertens make Australian Open semis

Briton Edmund stunned third seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena to set up last-four clash with either world No. 1 Rafael Nadal or former US Open champion Marin Cilic.

Jan 23, 2018, 14:07 PM IST

Elise Mertens defends Hobart International title with win over Mihaela Buzarnescu

Belgian Elise Mertens successfully defended her Hobart International title with a rain-interrupted win over first-time WTA finalist Mihaela Buzarnescu on Saturday.

Jan 13, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Hobart International: Champion Elise Mertens reaches final with Heather Watson win

Defending champion Elise Mertens of Belgium reached the Hobart International final with a 6-4 1-6 6-2 win over British qualifier Heather Watson on Friday.

Jan 12, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Hobart International: Heather Watson to meet defending champion Elise Mertens in semis

Former champion Heather Watson capitalised on a fast start to race away from Donna Vekic and set up a semi-final encounter against last year's winner Elise Mertens at the Hobart International on Thursday.

Jan 11, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

Elise Mertens, David Goffin find form as Belgium beat Australia in Hopman Cup

Elise Mertens fended off Daria Gavrilova while David Goffin blitzed his way past Thanasi Kokkinakis as Belgium secured a 3-0 victory over Australia in the Hopman Cup on Wednesday. 

Jan 04, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams beats Elise Mertens in round one

Making her first appearance in the Wimbledon main draw, Mertens, 21, was just one when Venus made her Wimbledon debut in 1997.

Jul 03, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

QNET Open: Teenager Barbara Haas stuns top-seed Patricia

 Eighteen-year-old Barbara Haas continued her impressive run in the QNET Open USD 50,000 ITF Women's Circuit as she upset top-seeded Austrian compatriot Patricia Mayr-Achleitner in straight sets in the quarterfinals at the DLTA Complex here on Thursday.

Nov 20, 2014, 19:26 PM IST