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Elise Mertens is disabled on WTA Elite Trophy

Elise Mertens (WTA 13) last Thursday, her second and last team contest at the WTA Elite Trophy in the Chinese Zhuhai (hard/2.349.363 dollars) are lost. By the defeat in two sets, the Belgian turned off.

The 22-year-old Limburg lost in group D of the German Julia Görges (WTA 14) in two sets: 6-2 and 7-6 (7/5). The party took 1 hour and 49 minutes. Mertens began Tuesday in the tournament with a victory in two quick sets (6-3, 6-1) against the Estonian Anett Kontaveit (WTA 20). To advance to the last four, she had one set of tackle against Görges. But it did not. Görges reached now the semi-finals.

The WTA Elite Trophy (also known as the B-Masters) take twelve players part that could not place for the WTA Finals in Singapore. They are divided into four groups of three. The four group winners qualify for the semi-finals.

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