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Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova
  • Residence: Prague, 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

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, 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 3
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $522,277 $1,820,755
W/L - Singles 20 - 7 296 - 189
W/L - Doubles 4 - 5 112 - 96
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Results

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,381,235 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 15 // Seed/Entry: 14/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 BYE
R64 Win [Q] Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 92 6-3 7-5
R32 Win [19] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 22 7-5 6-4
R16 Loss [3] Simona Halep (ROU) 3 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+120

Prize Money

$59,185
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
14 4 45
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
23-Feb-2015 (13) 19-Jan-2015 (39)
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2014 - Breakthrough 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; 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 (3): 2014 - Seoul, Linz; 2013 - Kuala Lumpur.
Finalist (5): 2015 - Sydney, Dubai; 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 3
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $522,277 $1,820,755
W/L - Singles 20 - 7 296 - 189
W/L - Doubles 4 - 5 112 - 96

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 183 1st Serve Return Points Won 35.8%
Double Faults 85 2nd Serve Return Points Won 52.9%
1st Serve 58.2% Break Points Opportunities 181
1st Serve Points Won 72.7% Break Points Converted 48.1%
2nd Serve Points Won 48.9% Return Games Played 281
Break Points Faced 157 Return Games Won 31%
Break Points Saved 61.8% Return Points Won 42.0%
Service Games Played 283 Total Points Won 52.2%
Service Games Won 78.8%
Service Points Won 62.7%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
3 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r 2r 1r - - - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 1r 1r - - - -
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON - 2r 2r 1r - - - -
2 / 2 US OPEN - 3r 1r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r - - - - -
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - - - -

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Karolina Pliskova Results

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    Doubles

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,381,235 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 15 // Seed/Entry: 14/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 BYE
R64 Win [Q] Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 92 6-3 7-5
R32 Win [19] Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 22 7-5 6-4
R16 Loss [3] Simona Halep (ROU) 3 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+120

Prize Money

$59,185

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 23-Feb-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 13 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 103 7-6 (4) 6-4
R16 Loss [9] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 14 7-6 (2) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$10,240

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2015 // $2,513,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 18 // Seed/Entry: 17/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 40 6-2 6-4
R32 Win Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 22 6-4 6-2
R16 Win [4] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 6 6-2 4-6 6-4
Q Win [11] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 15 3-6 7-6 (5) 6-1
S Win Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) 24 6-4 5-7 7-5
F Loss [1] Simona Halep (ROU) 4 6-4 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+585

Prize Money

$227,860

ANTWERP

WTA // BELGIUM // 09-Feb-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 22 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 56 6-4 7-6 (5)
R16 Win Annika Beck (GER) 63 6-3 6-3
Q Win [4] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 15 7-6 (5) 6-3
S Loss [5] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 17 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+185

Prize Money

$35,465

FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // CANADA // 07-Feb-2015 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 6M/0Q/2D // Rank: 22 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Francoise Abanda (CAN) 230 6-2 6-4
R1 Win Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) 185 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 20 // Seed/Entry: 22/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 116 7-5 6-1
R64 Win [W] Oceane Dodin (FRA) 183 7-5 5-7 6-4
R32 Loss [10] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 11 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+130

Prize Money

$85,257

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 22 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Polona Hercog (SLO) 89 6-4 6-4
R16 Win [L] Nicole Gibbs (USA) 97 6-0 6-0
Q Win Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 17 4-6 6-4 6-0
S Win [5] Angelique Kerber (GER) 9 6-3 6-2
F Loss [2] Petra Kvitova (CZE) 4 7-6 (5) 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+305

Prize Money

$66,400

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 04-Jan-2015 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 42 4-6 7-6 (7) 6-4
R16 Loss [L] Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 100 4-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$11,874

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
14 4 45

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
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
23-Feb-2015 (13) 19-Jan-2015 (39)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
14 2675

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
28/10/2014 SOFIA R1 0

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q 30

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
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
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY F 180
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
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
08/04/2013 KATOWICE Q 70
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR W 280
Date Tournament Round Points
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
18/04/2011 FES Q - R32 1
21/02/2011 ACAPULCO R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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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