Elise broke into the top 100 for the first time in early 2017, when she won her 1st WTA singles title in Hobart. She continued to climb steadily since, reaching a career high of #12 in singles by the end of the 2018 season. In 2019 Elise claimed her first Grand Slam title, winning doubles at the US Open with team mate Aryna Sabalenka. 2020 marks the year where Elise had more match wins than any other player on the tour, and reached the quarterfinals or better at six of her eight tournaments played once the tour ended its COVID-19 lockdown. In 2021 Elise earned the WTA World No.1 doubles ranking for the first time in her career, after capturing two doubles titles that season, including the Australian Open with Aryna Sabalenka. With new doubles partner S. Hsieh, Elise won her third Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon 2021.In 2022 Elise reached the fourth round in singles at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon. She also won the tournament in Monastir. That year, Elise also won the trophy in Dubai (with Veronika Kudermetova) and played finals in Dubai, Doha, Miami and Rosmalen (with Veronika Kudermetova) as well as in Birmingham and Wimbledon 2022 with Shuai Zhang). She ended th year on a high note by winning the WTA Finals in Forth Worth (with Veronika Kudermetova) for the first time.
To this date, Elise has won seven WTA singles titles and seventeen WTA doubles titles.