Karolina Pliskova

Halep, Pliskova Set To Face Off In 2019 Fed Cup First Round

WASHINGTON, February 8, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) If the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, the world’s largest annual international team competition in women’s sport, has the feeling of a Grand Slam tournament as it begins across the globe this weekend, […]

Karolina Pliskova Is Stuttgart’s New Tennis Queen

STUTTGART, April 29, 2018 (Press Release) Karolina Pliskova is not yet in possession of a driver’s licence – but a dream car. By winning the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, the 26-year old Czech received, alongside the prize money and world […]

Kvitova Puts Czech Republic Into Fed Cup Final

STUTTGART, April 22, 2018 The Czech Republic books its spot in the final of the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas for the sixth time in the last eight years after Petra Kvitova won the second reverse singles rubber against Angelique Kerber […]

Kvitova And Pliskova Dominate On Day 1 In Stuttgart

STUTTGART, April 21, 2018 Karolina Pliskova‘s solid 7-5, 6-3 win over Angelique Kerber lifted the Czech Republic to a 2-0 lead over Germany in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas semi-final tie at Stuttgart’s Porsche Arena on Saturday. In front […]

Kokkinakis Sets Federer Clash At Miami Open

MIAMI, March 23, 2018 The top half of the men’s draw was in first round action on Thursday at the Miami Open presented by Itaú. Australian young gun Thanasi Kokkinakis eased past Frenchman Calvin Hemery 6-1, 6-2 in a match […]

Pliskova Wins Doha Title

DOHA, February 18, 2017 Karolina Pliskova is the champion of the $776,000 Qatar Total Open, held at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. The second seed from the Czech Republic defeated Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3, 6-4 in Satruday’s […]

Will Karolina Pliskova Win A Grand Slam?

ANTWERP, September 23, 2016 by Gavin Mair Karolina Pliskova’s upset win over dominant WTA matriarch Serena Williams to secure a place in a first Grand Slam final propelled the Czech into consideration as a top level player. In defeat to […]

Pliskova Sets US Open Showdown With Kerber

NEW YORK, September 9, 2016 Karolina Pliskova reached her first Grand Slam final in style, shocking top seed Serena Williams, 6-2, 7-6 in the semifinals of the US Open on Thursday. The world number 11 sent down seven aces, winning […]

Pliskova Wins Aegon Open Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, June 12, 2016 Top seed Karolina Pliskova claimed the title of the $250,000 WTA International Aegon Open in Nottingham, winning Sunday’s final against Alison Riske 7-6, 7-5. The world number 17 sent down 14 aces, securing 84% of her first […]