Karolina Pliskova

In A Day Of Dubai Upsets, Pliskova Survives

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Day Three of the WTA’s first 1000-series event of the year, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, pared its field from 32 to 16 on Tuesday, some of the top seeds were […]

By Luck Or Chance, Pliskova Consistent At Start Of Season

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Karolina Pliskova has won a singles title in the first week of the season in three of the last four years, going 16-1. She lifted trophies in Brisbane in 2017, 2019 and, again, last […]

Powerful Pliskova Plows Into Dubai Quarterfinals

DUBAI, February 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Second seed Karolina Pliskova needed just 67 minutes to reach the quarterfinal round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships as she dropped just three games against No. 39 Kristina Mladenovic en route […]

More Seeds Fall In Australian Open Women’s Draw

MELBOURNE, January 25, 2020 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) The exodus of seeds in the women’s draw that began on Friday spilled onto Saturday as well at the Australian Open. The morning session lost two more top-10 seeds – the second-seeded Czech […]

Pliskova Advances To Second Round At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, January 21, 2020 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) The top-seeded women making their debuts in the 2020 Australian Open on Tuesday enjoyed a safe passage onto the second round. The day began with the second-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova getting the better […]

Pliskova Wins Brisbane International

BRISBANE, January 12, 2020 World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova from the Czech Republic has won the Evonne Goolagong Cawley Trophy for a third time after beating World No. 13 Madison Keys of the United States 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 in Sunday’s singles final […]

Pliskova In, WTA Finals Last Four Set

SHENZHEN, November 1, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) No. 2 seed Karolina Pliskova and No. 5 seed Simona Halep came into Friday’s final day of round-robin play at the Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China, fighting for second place in the […]

Martic Ousts No. 2 seed Pliskova At Roland Garros

PARIS, May 31, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Karolina Pliskova came into this year’s French Open coming off a title run in Rome, her third career clay-court title. The World No. 2 had reached the quarterfinals or better in seven of […]