WTA HOBART - Elise Mertens beats Monica Niculescu and wins her first WTA title



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WTA HOBART - Elise Mertens beats Monica Niculescu and wins her first WTA title

Elise Mertens completes her dream week winning Hobart title on Saturday. The Belgian player beat the third seeded player Monica Niculescu 6/3 6/1 after an hour and 14 minutes. For Mertens, who beat Kiki Bertens on her way to the final, it´s the first WTA career title on the first final played.

Today Mertens won 79% first serve points and made four aces Thanks to this success, she will break into the top 100 and will be World No. 81 by next week, while Niculescu will get closer to her best ranking, becoming World No.

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