Last Updated on December 23, 2021
This season Elise Mertens is performing very well. At the beginning of the year, she won a trophy in Melbourne, reached the semifinals in Dubai, and then we saw Mertens in the final of the competition in Istanbul where she lost to Sorana Cirstea of Romania in two sets. All of these successes added up to $641,857 for the Belgian.
In this article, we will tell you where else, besides tennis, Mertens earns money
|Net Worth||9 500 000$|
|Born||17 November 1995
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
Elise Mertens Career
Elisa started training at the age of 4 and immediately began to show notable success. The Belgian often participated in foreign junior competitions, where she achieved good success. Thus, in the seasons 2012 and 2013 she reached the 1/2 finals of the European Championships and twice at the Grand Slam tournaments in the junior singles. In doubles her achievements were slightly more significant – a title in Mexico and the final of the US Open.
Elisa made her professional debut in 2010 at a local start. At the beginning of 2013 she already had several small ITF awards. The following season she conquered the big ITF, and a season later Mertens made her Wimbledon qualifying debut. Unfortunately, she did not make it to the main draw.
By the end of 2015, the Belgian had won the 50,000-meters in Mexico and a place among the top 200 tennis players in the world. Mertens will make her WTA and US Open debut in the main draw next year.
First WTA Title
— Tennis World USA (@TennisWorlden) January 14, 2017
In 2017, Elise had her first truly serious success. She won a serious trophy in Hobart and solidly established herself in the top 50. During the season, the athlete made it to the semifinals of major WTA tournaments 4 times (Istanbul, Bostad, Luxembourg, New Haven) and ended the season in 35th position.
The new season starts with Mertens defending the title in Hobart, then makes it to the semifinals of the Australian Open where she loses to Wozniacki (a record at Grand Slam tournaments), wins in Lugano and Rabat. As a result, 13th place at the end of 2018.
🏆 Elise Mertens wins Doha title beating Simona Halep 3-6 6-4 6-3! pic.twitter.com/2pme9xsExK
— We Are Tennis (@WeAreTennis) February 16, 2019
In 2019 the Belgian could record only one trophy. It happened at the competition in Doha, where Mertens beat Simona Halep of Romania in three sets.
- 2021 – Gippsland Trophy;
- 2019 – Doha;
- 2018 – Hobart, Lugano, Rabat;
- 2017 – Hobart
Elise Mertens Grand Slam Records
All athletes want to win a trophy at a grand slam tournament, Elise is no exception. We’ve compiled her performance statistics for the major majors in the table.
Elise Mertens Endorsements
Elise Mertens has long cooperated with the famous sportswear manufacturer Lotto and tennis equipment manufacturer Head.
Among its official sponsors are Van Lanschot – the oldest independent financial institution in the Netherlands, Connections – Belgian travel service, Luxilon – Belgian manufacturer of tennis strings, Etixx – manufacturer of sports nutrition, Ledsreact – service providing training to increase the agility of athletes.
Clay season is about to start! Sliding, lots of rallies but also sometimes some longer matches 💦 Etixx Isotonic will help me to maintain my energy and Etixx Caffeine will help me to stay alert during long matches 💥 #fuelledbyEtixx #ProudPartner #fuelyourgoal #etixx pic.twitter.com/TVtekr9ERs
— Elise Mertens (@elise_mertens) April 5, 2021
Elise Mertens Net Worth
The Belgian played 39 games this season and earned $1,412,915 in prize money. During her professional career, Elise Mertens earned $8,493,118 in prize money. We estimated her net worth at $9 500 000.
Elise Mertens prize money compared to the top 10 WTA players
Elise is in the top 20 of the WTA rankings, but she has proven more than once that she can beat tennis players from the top 10. We compared the current prize pool of the top 10 tennis players to that of Elise Mertens.
|Rank||Player Name||Prize money|
Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens was born November 17, 1995, she is 25 years old.
Winner of six WTA tournaments, Elise Mertens is 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in).
The Belgian played 39 games this season and earned $1,412,915 in prize money. During her professional career, Elise Mertens earned $8,493,118 in prize money.
A representative of the top 20 WTA ranking, Elise Mertens weighs 67 kg (147 lbs)
An athlete from Belgium, Elise Mertens is supported by the following brands:Lotto, Head, Van Lanschot, Connections, Luxilon, Etixx, Ledsreact
Elise Mertens made her debut on the ITF Women’s Circuit in April 2013 in the $10K event at Sharm El Sheikh.
Mertens was born in Leuven (Belgium), a city located east of Brussels on the River Diehl.
The Belgian Elise Mertens speaks three languages: French, English and Dutch/Flemish.
The No. 12 WTA ranking is Elise Mertens’ best result, she was able to reach it in November 2018, having had a great season.
The Belgian has six wins in singles and 13 wins in doubles, including three wins at Grand Slam tournaments (US Open, Australian Open, Wimbledon)
The Belgian is a great lover of animals, especially dogs. So she decided to join a charity event to help animals.
The Mountain Gorilla Tag is a necklace featuring a gorilla footprint and a responsible one-cent diamond from Botswana, obtained for ethical reasons. Mertens and Beabond have promised that 30 percent of the sales of each necklace will be donated to Virunga National Park.
The Belgian athlete, Elise Mertens, has not yet had children. She gives her love to her dogs
Belarusian tennis player Aryna Sabalenka, partnered with Elise Mertens to play in doubles.