|Full name Kristyna Pliskova|
Career record 258–213
Height 1.84 m
Country (sports) Czech Republic
Career titles 0 WTA, 8 ITF
Turned pro 2009
Name Kristyna Pliskova
Prize money $840,613
Role tennis player
Siblings Karolina Pliskova
|Born 21 March 1992 (age 28) Louny, Czechoslovakia (1992-03-21) |
Parents Radek Pliskova, Martina Pliskova
Similar Karolína Plíšková, Barbora Krejčíková, Jeļena Ostapenko
Iga Swiatek vs. Kristyna Pliskova | 2019 Samsung Open Semifinal | WTA Highlights
Kristýna Plíšková ( [ˈkrɪstiːna ˈpliːʃkovaː]; born 21 March 1992) is a Czech tennis player.
- Iga Swiatek vs Kristyna Pliskova 2019 Samsung Open Semifinal WTA Highlights
- 31 Aces in one match Kristyna Pliskova
- Personal life
- Junior career
Plíšková has won one singles and three doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 16 January 2017, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 58. On 15 September 2014, she peaked at world number 51 in the doubles rankings.
She currently holds the record for the most aces (31) in a match on the WTA tour, which she set in a second round match against Mónica Puig at the 2016 Australian Open.
31 Aces in one match - Kristyna Pliskova
Plíšková was born to Radek and Martina Plíšková in Louny, and has an identical twin sister, Karolína, who is also a tennis player. She is currently coached by Martin Fassate.
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 2007 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.
Plíšková won her first ITF title in May 2010 in Kurume, beating her sister in the final. At the 2010 ECM 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 was given a wild card into the qualifying rounds of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. She defeated all three of her opponents to qualify for her first career senior grand slam.
Plíšková qualified for the 2012 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 2012 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.
At the Generali Ladies Linz in October, Plíšková won her maiden WTA title in doubles alongside sister Karolína, becoming the first set of twins in history to win a doubles title together on the tour.
Plíšková won another two titles on WTA tour with her sister Karolína in doubles.
Plíšková defeated Samantha Stosur in the first round of the Australian Open, but lost to Mónica 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.