Elise Mertens Boyfriend: Who is Robbe Ceyssens?
Elise Mertens, born on November 17, 1995, is a Belgian professional tennis player who is the current world No. 1 in doubles. A top 15 player in both singles and doubles, she achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 12 on 26 November 2018. On 10 May 2021, she became world No. 1 in women’s doubles for the first time.
Mertens has won six singles and 15 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, including three Grand Slam titles in women’s doubles: the 2019 US Open and 2021 Australian Open partnering Aryna Sabalenka, and at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships partnering Hsieh Su-wei.
Mertens was born in Leuven, the second daughter of Liliane Barbe, a teacher, and Guido Mertens, who makes furniture for churches. She was home-schooled and enjoyed studying languages, speaking French, English, and Flemish Dutch.
Her older sister, Lauren, is currently an airline pilot and introduced the then four-year-old Elise to tennis. While growing up, Mertens looked up to Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters, and is currently a member of the Kim Clijsters Academy, where she has been training since 2015.
Who is Robbe Ceyssens?
Robbe Ceyssens is a former tennis player who played on the ITF circuit and a coach.
Robbe Ceyssens is the boyfriend of Elise Mertens, he met Mertens at the Kim Clijsters Academy in 2015 and started dating shortly after.
Robbe is also from Belgium and is 2 years older than Elise. Robbe and Elise often post pictures of each other having fun in their free time apart from their training.