Karolina Pliskova Age, Bio, Height, Images, Tennis News, Profile, Ranking, Results, Videos & More

Biography

Karolina Pliskova is a professional Czech women's tennis player who plays right-handed (two-handed backhand). Karolina started playing tennis at the very young age of 4. Karolina is one of the tallest girls on the WTA tour, standing just over 6 feet tall.

She turned professional in 2009. She has a twin sister who plays on the WTA tour also, called “Kristyna”.

  • Born - March 21, 1992 (Louny, Czech Republic)
  • Coach - Rennae Stubbs
  • Grand Slams won (0)
  • Height - 6ft 1 inch (1.86m)
  • Nationality - Czech
  • Plays - Right-handed (two handed-backhand)

First WTA title

Pliskova won her 1st WTA title in 2013 at the Malaysian Open.

First Grand Slam final

Her first Grand Slam final came in 2016 at the US Open where she lost in three sets to Angelique Kerber.

A Tweet from Karolina's Twitter account.

Ranking

Interesting facts about Karolina

  • Did you know that Karolina Pliskova has an identical twin sister called “Kristyna”? – Who is also a female tennis player?
  • She also has two visable tattoos, one on her left arm and one on her left leg.

Karolina Pliskova News > All news

19th of May 2019 - Karolina Pliskova beat Johanna Konta 6-3 6-4 to claim her second title of the season and her biggest title on clay to win Rome. (Internazioni BNL d’Italia). Karolina will rise to No.2 in the world when the new rankings are released on Monday.

29th of March 2019 Karolina Pliskova has knocked Simona Halep out of the Miami Open, beating her 7-5 6-1 in the semi-finals to reach the final where she will play Ashleigh Barty on Saturday the 30th of March.

23rd of January 2019 Melbourne, Australia. Karolina Pliskova has knocked Serena Williams out of the Australian Open. Karolina took the first set quite easily only for Serena to fight back to win the second set. The match then went into a third and final set which Karolina won 7-5. The final result was 6-4 4-6 7-5 in Karolina's favour. Pliskova will now face the US Open champion Naomi Osaka in the semi-finals on Thursday. To see the Tweet that Karolina posted on the social media platform Twitter after her win click here >

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