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Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • 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

Coached by Jiri Vanek; fitness coach is Peter Pech; trains at and plays for Sparta Praha tennis club ... Began playing tennis at age 4 ... Enjoys fishing, listening to music (likes pop, Czech music) and watching 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 4
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $159,928 $3,116,561
W/L - Singles 6 - 2 335 - 210
W/L - Doubles 5 - 1 128 - 108
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Results

FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // ROMANIA // 06-Feb-2016 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 8M/0Q/2D // Rank: 13 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Simona Halep (ROU) 3 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-2
R1 Win Monica Niculescu (ROU) 37 6-4 4-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
13 33 35
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
17-Aug-2015 (7) 01-Feb-2016 (35)
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2015 - Breakthrough near-Top 10 season (finishing No.11); won one WTA title at Prague (d. Hradecka in final); runner-up five times at Sydney (l. to Kvitova in final), Dubai (l. to Halep in final), Birmingham (l. to Kerber in final), Stanford (l. to Kerber in final) and Zhuhai (l. to V.Williams in final); SF twice at Antwerp (l. to Suárez Navarro) and Tianjin (l. to A.Radwanska); QF four times at Miami (l. to Petkovic), New Haven (l. to Tsurenko), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to A.Radwanska) and Wuhan (l. to Vinci); reached 4r once, 3r three times (incl. Australian Open and Cincinnati - l. to Jankovic 62 36 75; held 1mp at 5-3 third set) and 2r six times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. US Open); having started season at No.23, made Top 20 debut on January 19 (after Sydney; rose from No.22 to No.20) and Top 10 debut on August 10 (after Stanford; rose from No.11 to No.8) and set career-high No.7 on August 17 (after Toronto), dipping to No.11 by November 9 year-end rankings.

2014 - Near-Top 20 season (finishing No.24); won two WTA titles at Seoul (d. Lepchenko in final) and Linz (d. Giorgi in final); runner-up three times at Pattaya City (l. to Makarova in final), Nürnberg (l. to Bouchard in final) and Hong Kong (l. to Lisicki in final); SF at Kuala Lumpur (l. to Cibulkova); QF three times at Monterrey (l. to Wozniacki), Bad Gastein (l. to Min) and Istanbul (l. to Wozniacki); reached 3r three times (incl. US Open) and 2r seven times (incl. other three majors); fell 1r six times and in qualifying three times; was alternate at Sofia (went 0-1 in RR); having started season at No.71, made Top 50 debut on June 9 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.53 to No.48) and finished No.24 on November 3 year-end rankings; also won three WTA doubles titles.

2013 - First Top 100 season; won one 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 (l. to Vinci); 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 (4): 2015 - Prague; 2014 - Seoul, Linz; 2013 - Kuala Lumpur.
Finalist (8): 2015 - Sydney, Dubai, Birmingham, Stanford, Zhuhai; 2014 - Pattaya City, Nürnberg, Hong Kong.

DOUBLES
Winner (4): 2014 - Nürnberg (w/Krajicek), Bad Gastein, Hong Kong (both w/Kr.Pliskova); 2013 - Linz (w/Kr.Pliskova).
Finalist (1): 2013 - Palermo (w/Kr.Pliskova).

ADDITIONAL
Czech Fed Cup Team, 2015.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 4
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $159,928 $3,116,561
W/L - Singles 6 - 2 335 - 210
W/L - Doubles 5 - 1 128 - 108

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 52 1st Serve Return Points Won 41.6%
Double Faults 14 2nd Serve Return Points Won 52%
1st Serve 56.6% Break Points Opportunities 42
1st Serve Points Won 74.4% Break Points Converted 45.2%
2nd Serve Points Won 45.7% Return Games Played 55
Break Points Faced 33 Return Games Won 34.5%
Break Points Saved 60.6% Return Points Won 45.7%
Service Games Played 56 Total Points Won 53.7%
Service Games Won 76.8%
Service Points Won 61.9%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
5 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r 3r 2r 1r - - - -
2 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 2r 1r 1r - - -
3 / 4 WIMBLEDON - 2r 2r 2r 1r - - -
2 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 3r 1r - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
4 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SF 1r 1r - - - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 1r 1r - - - -
0 / 3 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 1r - - - -
0 / 4 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r 1r - - -

Karolina Pliskova Results

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FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // ROMANIA // 06-Feb-2016 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 8M/0Q/2D // Rank: 13 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Simona Halep (ROU) 3 6-7 (4) 6-4 6-2
R1 Win Monica Niculescu (ROU) 37 6-4 4-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 9/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Kimberly Birrell (AUS) 296 6-4 6-4
R64 Win Julia Goerges (GER) 45 7-6 (5) 6-1
R32 Loss [21] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 24 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+130

Prize Money

$81,119

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 10-Jan-2016 // $687,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 11 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 22 6-4 6-2
R16 Win Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 28 6-3 6-0
Q Loss [1] Simona Halep (ROU) 2 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+100

Prize Money

$19,660

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
13 33 35

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R64 70
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
25/08/2014 US OPEN R32 130
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R64 70
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
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
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2015 11 46
2014 24 46
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-Aug-2015 (7) 01-Feb-2016 (35)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
13 3090

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R64 70
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
25/08/2014 US OPEN R32 130
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R64 70
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
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
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
03/11/2015 ZHUHAI F 0
28/10/2014 SOFIA R1 25

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
10/01/2016 SYDNEY Q 100
19/10/2015 MOSCOW R16 55
03/10/2015 BEIJING R64 10
27/09/2015 WUHAN Q 190
21/09/2015 TOKYO Q 100
23/08/2015 NEW HAVEN Q 100
17/08/2015 CINCINNATI R16 105
10/08/2015 TORONTO R64 1
03/08/2015 STANFORD F 305
21/06/2015 EASTBOURNE R16 55
Date Tournament Round Points
15/06/2015 BIRMINGHAM F 305
11/05/2015 ROME R64 1
02/05/2015 MADRID R32 65
24/03/2015 MIAMI Q 215
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R16 120
23/02/2015 DOHA R16 55
15/02/2015 DUBAI F 585
09/02/2015 ANTWERP S 185
11/01/2015 SYDNEY F 305
04/01/2015 BRISBANE R16 55
Date Tournament Round Points
13/10/2014 MOSCOW R32 1
27/09/2014 BEIJING R64 10
21/09/2014 WUHAN R16 105
17/08/2014 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL R32 60
28/07/2014 STANFORD R16 55
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE Q - Q 18
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
03/05/2014 MADRID Q 30
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
12/10/2015 TIANJIN S 110
27/04/2015 PRAGUE W 280
06/10/2014 LINZ W 280
15/09/2014 SEOUL W 280
08/09/2014 HONG KONG F 180
14/07/2014 ISTANBUL Q 60
07/07/2014 BAD GASTEIN Q 60
18/05/2014 NÜRNBERG F 180
14/04/2014 KUALA LUMPUR S 110
31/03/2014 MONTERREY Q 60
Date Tournament Round Points
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
22/04/2013 MARRAKECH R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
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
06/06/2011 COPENHAGEN R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
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

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
06/02/2016 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
13/11/2015 FED CUP FINAL R4 0
07/02/2015 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

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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