#Elise Mertens

The pair of Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka won at the Rod Laver Arena . (Photo credit: Instagram/australianopen)

  • The Belgian-Belarusian combination proved too strong for the third-seeded Czech pair
  • Merterns and Sabalenka won the tie 6-2, 6-3
  • It's been a tough couple of weeks so thank you to everyone, said Mertens