Elise Mertens is Friday off in the quarter-finals of the WTA tennis tournament of the Canadian Montreal (hard court). Mertens (WTA 15) did not get past Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (WTA 5). The Ukrainian won in two sets: 7-5 and 6-3 in 1 hour and 26 minutes.
The Belgian number one was last week’s semi-finalist in the California San Jose with its new German coach Dieter Kindlmann. On 27 August with the US Open in New York the last Grand Slam of the year.