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Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova
  • Residence: Louny, Czech Republic
  • Date of Birth: 21 Mar 1992
  • Birthplace: Louny, Czech Republic
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.86 m)
  • Weight: 159 lbs. (72 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2009)
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Karolina Pliskova Biography

Coach is Daniel Vanek; fitness trainer is Frantisek Mandlik; trains at I. CLTK club in Prague ... Began playing tennis at age 4 ... Enjoys fishing, music (likes pop, Czech music) and movies (favorites are Rocky and Public Enemies) ... Likes reading books by Paulo Coelho ... Favorite food is pasta.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $153,097 $682,940
W/L - Singles 14 - 8 236 - 161
W/L - Doubles 5 - 3 90 - 77
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Results

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Shahar Peer (ISR) 88 6-3 6-3
R16 Win Donna Vekic (CRO) 92 4-6 6-2 6-3
Q Loss [3] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 14 6-7 (3) 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$8,502
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
75 32 72
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
17-Feb-2014 (51) 24-Feb-2014 (68)
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JANUARY - Reached 2r at Auckland (l. to Flipkens); reached 2r at Australian Open (l. to Hantuchova); runner-up at Pattaya City (l. to Makarova in final).

FEBRUARY - Reached 2r at Doha (l. to Kerber); fell 1r at Dubai (l. to Flipkens).

MARCH - Reached 3r at Indian Wells (l. to Li); fell 1r at Miami (l. to Peng).
2013 - First Top 100 season; won first WTA title at Kuala Lumpur (d. Mattek-Sands in final); made Top 100 debut afterwards on March 4 (rose from No.127 to No.84); QF at Katowice; reached 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying 11 times; won first WTA doubles title at Linz (w/Kr.Pliskova - first twins ever to win a WTA doubles title together); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors); won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell 1r three times and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Fell 1r once; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - QF at Prague; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first WTA main draw at Prague, falling 1r (as WC).

2006 - Played first events on ITF Circuit; played first WTA qualifying at Prague (as WC).
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2013 - Kuala Lumpur.
Finalist (1): 2014 - Pattaya City.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2013 - Linz (w/Kr.Pliskova).
Finalist (1): 2013 - Palermo (w/Kr.Pliskova).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $153,097 $682,940
W/L - Singles 14 - 8 236 - 161
W/L - Doubles 5 - 3 90 - 77

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 142 1st Serve Return Points Won 34.3%
Double Faults 46 2nd Serve Return Points Won 50.7%
1st Serve 59.7% Break Points Opportunities 154
1st Serve Points Won 71.4% Break Points Converted 40.9%
2nd Serve Points Won 45.1% Return Games Played 215
Break Points Faced 136 Return Games Won 29.3%
Break Points Saved 61.8% Return Points Won 40.6%
Service Games Played 213 Total Points Won 50.7%
Service Games Won 75.6%
Service Points Won 60.8%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r - - - - -
1 / 2 WIMBLEDON - 2r 1r - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - 1r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 US OPEN - 1r 1r - - - - -

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Karolina Pliskova Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Shahar Peer (ISR) 88 6-3 6-3
R16 Win Donna Vekic (CRO) 92 4-6 6-2 6-3
Q Loss [3] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 14 6-7 (3) 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$8,502

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 65 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Shuai Peng (CHN) 44 7-5 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$9,165

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Michelle Larcher De Brito (POR) 123 6-2 3-6 6-2
R64 Win [28] Klara Koukalova (CZE) 29 7-5 6-2
R32 Loss [1] Na Li (CHN) 2 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+65

Prize Money

$28,000

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 17-Feb-2014 // $2,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 51 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 120 6-2 5-7 7-5
Q-R16 Win [8] Shuai Zhang (CHN) 49 7-6 (5) 6-1
Q-Q Win Camila Giorgi (ITA) 82 7-5 6-2
R32 Loss Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 20 6-1 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$11,888

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 10-Feb-2014 // $2,440,070 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win [W] Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) 172 6-3 6-3
R32 Loss [6] Angelique Kerber (GER) 9 7-6 (2) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$12,900

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 27-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 66 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [7] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 42 6-2 6-4
R16 Win [Q] Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 123 4-6 6-3 6-4
Q Win [3] Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 23 1-6 7-6 (3) 6-0
S Win Julia Goerges (GER) 102 6-3 4-6 6-3
F Loss [4] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 28 6-3 7-6 (7)

WTA Rankings PTS

+180

Prize Money

$21,400

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 238 6-0 6-1
R64 Loss [31] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 33 6-3 3-6 12-10

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$44,327

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 30-Dec-2013 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 71 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Paula Ormaechea (ARG) 62 7-6 (2) 6-1
R16 Loss [3] Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 20 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
75 32 72

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R64 40
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R16 60
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 67 77
2012 120 102
2011 159 130
2010 203 364
2009 228 -
2008 427 818
2007 860 917
2006 1168 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
17-Feb-2014 (51) 24-Feb-2014 (68)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
75 838

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R64 40
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R16 60
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
18/03/2014 MIAMI R128 10
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R32 65
17/02/2014 DUBAI S 25
10/02/2014 DOHA R32 60
28/09/2013 BEIJING Q - R16 20
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q - R64 1
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE Q - Q 12
04/05/2013 MADRID Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R16 8
19/03/2013 MIAMI R16 80
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
18/02/2013 DUBAI Q - R32 1
28/01/2013 PARIS Q - R16 8
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q 20
30/12/2012 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
15/10/2012 MOSCOW Q - R16 8
13/08/2012 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON R16 12
Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q 30

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2014 MONTERREY Q 60
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY F 180
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R16 30
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG R16 30
07/10/2013 LINZ R32 1
16/09/2013 GUANGZHOU R16 30
22/07/2013 BAKU R32 1
08/07/2013 PALERMO R32 1
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
20/05/2013 STRASBOURG R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/04/2013 MARRAKECH R32 1
08/04/2013 KATOWICE Q 70
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR W 280
08/10/2012 LINZ Q - R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
23/04/2012 FES Q - R16 6
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR S 46
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND S 16
10/10/2011 OSAKA Q - Q 10
19/09/2011 SEOUL Q - R16 6
Date Tournament Round Points
06/06/2011 COPENHAGEN R32 1
18/04/2011 FES Q - R32 1
21/02/2011 ACAPULCO R32 1
26/07/2010 ISTANBUL Q - R16 6
12/07/2010 PRAGUE R32 1
13/07/2009 PRAGUE R32 1

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
28/04/2008 PRAGUE Q 30
07/05/2007 PRAGUE R32 1
08/05/2006 PRAGUE Q - R32 1

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