Karolina Pliskova

  • Karolina Pliskova beats Varvara Lepchenko to win Korea Open September 21, 2014

    Secondseeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated fifthseeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, 63, 67 (5), 62 on Sunday to win the Korea Open. Pliskova stormed out to a 40 lead in the third set at Olympic Park Tennis Center and held on for the second WTA title of...
  • Karolina Pliskova beats Maria Kirilenko to reach final in Korea September 20, 2014

    Seoul: Secondseeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down on Saturday to beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko 46, 76 (5), 63 and reach the final of the Korea Open. Pliskova hit 10 aces at Olympic Park Tennis Center to oust Kirilenko, who needed a wild card to enter...
  • Serena Williams wins in her return match July 31, 2014

    Stanford: Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon. The topranked player stopped worrying and started having fun again, beating Karolina Pliskova 75, 62 in a second round match at the Bank of the West Classic on...
  • Caroline Wozniacki through to Istanbul semifinals July 19, 2014

    Istanbul: Topseeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark advanced to the semifinals of the Istanbul Cup on Friday after being taken to three sets by eighthseeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Wozniacki, who served six aces and saved four of five break points, won 61, 36, 62. She was joined by secondseeded Roberta...
  • Vinci, Nara, Pliskova make Istanbul quarters July 18, 2014

    Istanbul: Secondseeded Roberta Vinci of Italy advanced to the Istanbul Cup quarterfinals when Romanian qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru retired with a right shoulder injury while trailing 63, 41 on Thursday. Vinci also beat Dulgheru last week in Bucharest en route to her first WTA final in a year. Vinci next faces sixthseeded Kurumi...
  • Dominika Cibulkova to play Donna Vekic in Malaysian Open final April 19, 2014

    Malaysia: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday. Cibulkova won her second successive match from a set down and will play seventh-seeded Donna Vekic of Croatia in Sunday's final. Cibulkova, who reached...
  • Cibulkova reaches Malaysian Open quarterfinals April 17, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia needed just over an hour to beat Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of Malaysian Open. Third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also advanced, beating Ying-Ying Duan of China 6-1, 6-3 to set up a quarterfinal against...
  • Makarova faces Pliskova in Pattaya Open final February 1, 2014

    Pattaya: Fourthseeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia beat Andrea Hlavackova 63, 06, 64 Saturday to reach the final of the Pattaya Open where she will play Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic for the first time. Makarova is chasing her second career title after winning in Eastbourne in 2010. She needed 1...
  • Elina Svitolina, Francesca Schiavone reach 2nd round in Linz October 7, 2013

    Linz: Elina Svitolina and Francesca Schiavone earned straightsets wins on Monday to reach the second round of the Generali Ladies. The 44thranked Svitolina defeated Mona Barthel 62, 75 after the German doublefaulted eight times and dropped five service games. Schiavone hit four aces in beating Karolina Pliskova 75, 62. The topseeded player in...
  • Unseeded Czech Karolina Pliskova wins Malaysian Open March 4, 2013

    Unseeded Czech Karolina Pliskova won her maiden WTA singles title beating American wildcard entrant Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the Malaysian Open final on Sunday. The 20-year-old, playing her first singles final, dropped her first set in the tournament but rallied past Mattek-Sands 1-6 7-5 6-3. "I was a little nervous at the...