Elise Mertens

Elise Mertens

Elise Mertens is the Belgian number 1 in women’s tennis and is ranked 20th in the world. Elise Mertens chose Etixx as her sports nutrition partner and uses the Etixx products daily in preparation for the various tennis tournaments.


My discipline

Tennis


Number of hours’ training per week

25 - 30 hours

 

"You can always improve yourself"

My favourite Etixx products

 

My favourite product is Etixx Recovery Shake PRO LINE. If I am at a tournament, whenever I win my match, I have to play again the next day. The Etixx Recovery Shake PRO LINE helps me to recover fast, so I start the next day in better shape. After strength training, I prefer to take the High Protein Shake to maintain and build my muscle mass. I highly recommend this.

Also, during the match, Etixx helps me to keep my energy levels up thanks to the Isotonic Drink Energy Gel and the Caffeine Sport Gummies. I think these gummies are super, because, thanks to the 80 mg of caffeine, they keep my concentration and alertness sharp after hours of training. I feel good with Etixx sports nutrition. I chose Etixx because it works. In addition, Etixx has a very broad range of products. As a sportswoman, this makes it very attractive, particularly for the variety after a long period of training and matches.


My greatest tennis achievements

  • Semi-final Australian Open
  • 2x quarter-final US Open
  • Winner of the tournament in Doha
  • 5 WTA titles
  • Doubles Grand Slam winner US Open


My tip for beginner tennis players

Top up enough, so use the Etixx Isotonic, Energy Gels and Sport Gummies in good time during training, before your energy reserves have depleted, that way you will be able to train for longer.


My #GiveItYourAll moment in 2022

There are 4 Grand Slams in a tennis year, as a tennis player that’s where you want to shine.


My social media

Instagram: @elisemertens

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