Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens was born on 17th November 1995 in Leuven, Belgium. In the early years of her career, she was a doubles finalist at the ITF New Delhi championship with Marina Melnikova. In 2015, she made her WTA debut at the 2015 Copa Colsanitas in the doubles category with Nastja Kolar. She, along with partner An-Sophie Mestach, won the doubles title at the 2016 Auckland Open. She made it to the WTA Top 100 in 2017 after winning the Hobart International. Elise is a three-time doubles Grand Slam Champion. She won the 2019 US Open and 2021 Australian Open with her partner, Aryna Sabalenka and the 2021 Wimbledon Championship with Hsieh-Su-Wei. For the first time in May 20201, she reached the top spot in the WTA rankings in the doubles category. Her highest singles ranking was World No.12 in 2018. She is the third Belgian to have top rankings in both categories. She has won 15 doubles titles in all through her WTA tour. She also has seven singles WTA titles to her credit.