Sister time: Elise Mertens’ childhood photo

Elise Mertens today captured both singles and doubles champion’s trophies at the Samsung Open in Lugano, Switzerland, so I feel it’s a perfect moment to feature the Belgian in my Little Tennis Stars series. Owing to her Hobart title defense in January and the Australian Open semifinals, the 22-year-old Mertens is enjoying a career-high ranking of No.20. Today’s Lugano triumph, her third WTA career title and first on clay, is about to push her even further, to No.17. Elise shared...

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7 months ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

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