The 21st racket of the world, Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens, defeated German Angelique Kerber, who is in sixth place in the world ranking, in the semifinal of the Qatar Total Open competition – 6/4, 2/6, 6/1.
For 1 hour and 46 minutes of the match, Elise made four aces and four breaks, making four mistakes when serving. While Angelique once blew through and implemented three break points, making four double faults.
Before opponents have not met. In the final of the Doha tournament, Mertens will play against Romanian Simone Halep.