Plíšková at the 2015 French Open
|Country (sports)||Czech Republic|
|Residence||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Born||21 March 1992|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand), born right-handed|
|Career record||377–310 (54.9%)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 35 (31 July 2017)|
|Current ranking||No. 92 (15 July 2019)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2017)|
|French Open||1R (2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)|
|US Open||2R (2012, 2017)|
|Career titles||4 WTA, 2 WTA 125K, 8 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 51 (15 September 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 121 (15 July 2019)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2017)|
|French Open||2R (2015, 2017)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2014, 2017)|
|US Open||1R (2012, 2014, 2017)|
|Last updated on: 15 July 2019.|
Plíšková has won one singles and four doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 31 July 2017, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 35. On 15 September 2014, she peaked at No. 51 in the doubles rankings.
- 1 Personal life
- 2 Junior career
- 3 Professional career
- 4 WTA finals
- 5 WTA 125K series finals
- 6 ITF finals
- 7 Singles performance timeline
- 8 Wins over top 10 players
- 9 Junior Grand Slam finals
- 10 References
- 11 External links
Plíšková began competing professionally in 2005. She played her first ITF junior final at the Malta ITF Junior Tournament in 2006, losing to Cristina Sánchez Quintanar. Plíšková made her Grand Slam debut at the 2010 Australian Open and reached the semifinals. She defeated the first seed Tímea Babos in the quarterfinals, but then lost to Laura Robson. Robson was eventually beaten in the final by Plíšková's twin sister Karolína. At the 2010 French Open, Plíšková was defeated by Danka Kovinić in the first round. She then went on to win the 2010 Aegon International junior tournament, beating Tara Moore. Plíšková eventually won the 2010 Wimbledon Championships – Girls' Singles, defeating Sachie Ishizu.
In 2007, Plíšková was awarded a wild card at the ECM Prague Open but lost to the first seed Marion Bartoli. She also competed in the doubles event with her sister Karolína, but they lost to fellow Czechs Lucie Hradecká and Renata Voráčová in the first round.
In 2009, she reached her first ITF singles final in Pesaro, but was defeated by Anastasia Grymalska.
Plíšková won her first ITF title in May at Kurume, beating her sister in the final. At the Prague Open, she lost to the fifth seed Anabel Medina Garrigues in the first round. In doubles, she and her sister lost to Klaudia Jans and Alicja Rosolska in the opening round. She then played her first senior Grand Slam at the US Open. She defeated Lauren Albanese and Arantxa Rus, but she then she lost to Lourdes Domínguez Lino in the final qualifying round.
Plíšková qualified for the Wimbledon Championships and won her first grand slam main draw match against Polona Hercog of Slovenia. However, in round two, she lost to 24th seed Francesca Schiavone in straight sets. She then qualified for the US Open where she upset 18th seed Julia Görges in the first round; but again, failed to make it past the second round, losing to Luxembourg's Mandy Minella.
Plíšková won another two titles on WTA Tour with her sister Karolína in doubles.
2016: First WTA title
Plíšková defeated Samantha Stosur in the first round of the Australian Open, but lost to Monica Puig after setting a new WTA record for the most aces (31) in a match, but failed to convert five match points. In Tashkent Open later, she went on to win her maiden WTA level title defeating defending champion Nao Hibino.
2017: Second WTA final at home
Pliskova started the season at Shenzhen where she lost to Johanna Konta in three sets in the quarterfinals. In the Australian Open, she went on to lose to world No. 1 and defending champion, Angelique Kerber, in the third round.
In the BNP Paribas Open, she reached the third round, where she faced Dominika Cibulková dominated the first set 6-2 before losing the last two sets in tiebreaks and having a match point at 5-4 in the deciding set. She lost her opener at the Miami Open to Mandy Minella also in three sets. At the new WTA event Ladies Open Biel Bienne she reached the quarterfinals where she lost to her compatriot and later tournament champion Markéta Vondroušová in two sets. Pliskova then reached the final of the J&T Banka Prague Open, falling to Mona Barthel there. Pliskova won two matches in her other two WTA clay events but lost in the first round to Chloé Paquet in the French Open.
Pliskova had a decent grass court season, amassing four wins in the Ricoh Open, Mallorca Open, Aegon International and the Wimbledon Championships. She then proceeded to reach the final of an ITF 80K event back home in Prague, but then cut her finger on an electric fan at the Jiangxi International Women's Tennis Open, which resulted in her having to withdraw from her next two events. She returned to action in the Connecticut Open, losing to eventual champion Daria Gavrilova. In the US Open, she lost to Magdaléna Rybáriková in the second round.
At the 2019 Birmingham Classic, she and her sister Karolína became the first identical twins in WTA history to play each other in a main draw match. Kristýna beat her sister, who was ranked over 100 places above her.
Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)
|Win||1–0||Oct 2016||Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan||International||Hard||Nao Hibino||6–3, 2–6, 6–3|
|Loss||1–1||May 2017||Prague Open, Czech Republic||International||Clay||Mona Barthel||6–2, 5–7, 2–6|
Doubles: 5 (4 titles, 1 runner–up)
|Loss||0–1||Jul 2013||Palermo International, Italy||International||Clay||Karolína Plíšková|| Kristina Mladenovic
|1–6, 7–5, [8–10]|
|Win||1–1||Oct 2013||Linz Open, Austria||International||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Gabriela Dabrowski
|Win||2–1||Jul 2014||Gastein Ladies, Austria||International||Clay||Karolína Plíšková|| Andreja Klepač
María Teresa Torró Flor
|4–6, 6–3, [10–6]|
|Win||3–1||Sep 2014||Hong Kong Open, China||International||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
|6–2, 2–6, [12–10]|
|Win||4–1||Jul 2019||Bucharest Open, Romania||International||Clay||Viktória Kužmová|| Jaqueline Cristian
WTA 125K series finals
Singles: 1 (1 title)
|Win||1–0||Sep 2016||Dalian, China||Hard||Misa Eguchi||7–5, 4–6, 2–5 ret.|
Doubles: 2 (2 titles)
|Winner||1–0||Sep 2018||Chicago, USA||Hard||Mona Barthel|| Asia Muhammad
|Winner||2–0||Mar 2019||Indian Wells, USA||Hard||Evgeniya Rodina|| Taylor Townsend
|Runner-up||1.||10 August 2009||$10,000||Pesaro, Italy||Clay||Anastasia Grymalska||6–2, 1–6, 2–6|
|Winner||1.||16 May 2010||$50,000||Kurume, Japan||Grass||Karolína Plíšková||5–7, 6–2, 6–0|
|Runner-up||2.||13 February 2011||$25,000||Rancho Mirage, United States||Hard||Ashley Weinhold||3–6, 6–3, 5–7|
|Winner||2.||29 January 2012||$25,000||Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France||Hard (i)||Anna Remondina||6–2, 6–2|
|Runner-up||3.||5 February 2012||$25,000||Grenoble, France||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková||6–7(11–13), 6–7(6–8)|
|Winner||3.||20 October 2013||$50,000||Limoges, France||Hard (i)||Tamira Paszek||3–6, 6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||4.||3 November 2013||$75,000||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Marta Sirotkina||7–6(7–5), 3–6, 6–7(6–8)|
|Winner||4.||9 March 2014||$25,000||Preston, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Çağla Büyükakçay||6–3, 7–6(7–4)|
|Runner-up||5.||5 May 2014||$50,000||Fukuoka, Japan||Grass||Naomi Broady||7–5, 3–6, 4–6|
|Winner||5.||7 June 2014||$75,000||Nottingham, United Kingdom||Grass||Zarina Diyas||6–2, 3–6, 6–4|
|Winner||6.||8 February 2015||$25,000||Glasgow, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Ana Bogdan||6–2, 6–2|
|Winner||7.||11 April 2015||$25,000||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Nina Zander||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||6.||26 April 2015||$50,000||Istanbul, Turkey||Hard||Shahar Pe'er||6–1, 6–7(4–7), 5–7|
|Winner||8.||10 May 2015||$50,000||Fukuoka, Japan||Grass||Nao Hibino||7–5, 6–4|
|Runner-up||7.||25 October 2015||$50,000||Joué-lès-Tours, France||Hard (i)||Olga Fridman||2–6, 6–3, 1–6|
|Winner||9.||28 February 2016||$50,000||Kreuzlingen, Switzerland||Carpet (i)||Amra Sadiković||7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–3)|
|Runner-up||8.||23 July 2017||$80,000+H||Olomouc, Czech Republic||Clay||Bernarda Pera||5–7, 6–4, 3–6|
|Runner-up||1.||15 May 2010||$50,000||Kurume, Japan||Grass||Karolína Plíšková|| Sun Shengnan
|Winner||1.||12 February 2011||$25,000||Rancho Mirage, United States||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Nadejda Guskova
|6–7(6–8), 6–1, 6–4|
|Winner||2.||6 August 2011||$100,000||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Jamie Hampton
|5–7, 6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||2.||5 November 2011||$100,000+H||Taipei, Taiwan||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Chan Yung-jan
|6–7(5–7), 7–5, 3–6|
|Runner-up||3.||19 November 2011||$25,000||Bratislava, Slovakia||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Naomi Broady
|7–5, 4–6, [2–10]|
|Winner||3.||28 January 2012||$25,000||Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Julie Coin
|6–4, 4–6, [10–5]|
|Winner||4.||28 January 2012||$25,000||Grenoble, France||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Valentyna Ivakhnenko
|Runner-up||4.||21 September 2012||$75,000||Shrewsbury, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Vesna Dolonc
|1–6, 7–6(7–3), [13–15]|
|Winner||5.||17 November 2012||$25,000||Zawada, Poland||Carpet (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Kristina Barrois
|Winner||6.||3 November 2013||$75,000||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Naomi Broady|| Raluca Olaru
|6–3, 3–6, [10–5]|
|Runner-up||5.||26 April 2014||$50,000||Seoul, South Korea||Hard||Irena Pavlovic|| Chan Chin-wei
|Winner||7.||10 May 2015||$50,000||Fukuoka, Japan||Grass||Naomi Broady|| Eri Hozumi
|Winner||8.||16 July 2016||$50,000||Stockton, United States||Hard||Alison Van Uytvanck|| Robin Anderson
Singles performance timeline
Wins over top 10 players
|1.||Belinda Bencic||No. 10||Miami, United States||Hard||2R||4–1 ret.|
|2.||Jeļena Ostapenko||No. 7||Shenzhen, China||Hard||1R||6–1, 6–4|
|3.||Petra Kvitová||No. 10||Charleston, United States||Clay||2R||1–6, 6–1, 6–3|
|4.||Karolína Plíšková||No. 3||Birmingham, United Kingdom||Grass||2R||6–2, 3–6, 7–6(9–7)|
Junior Grand Slam finals
|Winner||2010||Wimbledon||Grass||Sachie Ishizu||6–3, 4–6, 6–4|
- 2010 Wimbledon Championships: Girls' champion Pliskova adds to family success (3 July 2010)
- Kristýna Plíšková at the International Tennis Federation
- Quayle, Emma (29 January 2010). "Another sister act". The Age. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
- "US Open: Minella und Muller sind erfolgreich". Luxemburger Wort (in German). 29 August 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
- "Stats Corner: Twins Make History In Linz". Women's Tennis Association. 13 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
- "Another Pliskova rises, upsets continue". Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "KRISTYNA PLISKOVA OVERCOMES NAO HIBINO TO WIN FIRST TITLE IN TASHKENT". 1 October 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
- "Sister act: 1st WTA meeting of identical twins ends in upset". USA Today. Associated Press. 19 June 2019. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
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