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Petra Martic sets up final with Karolina Pliskova at Zhengzhou Open

Seventh seed Martic dispatched Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-0 6-3 in 67 minutes to reach her first Premier showpiece, sealing victory with her third ace of the match.

Sep 14, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Karolina Pliskova wins twice in a day to reach Zhengzhou Open semis

Mladenovic will now face Croatia`s Petra Martic, who earlier beat fourth seed Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 in another lengthy encounter that lasted two hours and 39 minutes.

Sep 14, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

Karolina Pliskova hopes hitting with Simona Halep will pay off

The powerful Czech is being tipped as a potential champion this year after winning in Rome last week -- her biggest claycourt title to date.

May 24, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty beats ​Karolina Pliskova to seal maiden Miami Open title

Barty, the 2018 U.S. Open women`s doubles champion, is the first Australian women since Samantha Stosur to crack the WTA`s singles top 10.

Mar 31, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Angelique Kerber beats Venus Williams to enter Indian Wells semi-finals

Kerber, who is looking for a maiden title in Indian Wells, will next play Belinda Bencic after the Swiss beat world number five Karolina Pliskova earlier in the quarter-final.

Mar 15, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

In-form Belinda Bencic advances into Indian Wells semis

Next up for Bencic is a semi-final against either American Venus Williams or German Angelique Kerber.

Mar 15, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep sent packing from Indian Wells

Osaka never found her rhythm against Belinda Bencic as the Swiss used her precise groundstrokes and pinpoint serving, to topple the defending champion in just over an hour.

Mar 13, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Hsieh Su-wei ousts Karolina Pliskova to march into Dubai semi-finals

Hsieh will battle Pliskova`s compatriot, two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, for a place in Saturday`s final.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:00 AM IST

Australian Open: Epic Serena Williams win took toll, Karolina Pliskova says after Naomi Osaka loss

Pliskova was down 1-5 against Williams in the final set, before producing a fightback to claim a quarter-final win over the American great.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Australian Open: Osaka digs deep against Pliskova to set up Kvitova final

Osaka hit winners almost at will from both her forehand and backhand and broke Pliskova`s service games twice while facing not a single breakpoint to canter through the first set.

Jan 24, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Battling Kei Nishikori faces big test against reigning Novak Djokovic

Nishikori overcame Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in his third five-setter in four rounds on Monday and has spent nearly 14 hours on court at Melbourne, more than any other player.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Armed with inner peace, Naomi Osaka thirsty for more success

Osaka remains on course for glory at Melbourne Park after blowing away Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, to set up a last four clash with Czech Karolina Pliskova in the year's first Grand Slam.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Australian Open: Defeated Serena Williams denies 'choking' after shock exit

The seven-times champion lost a match point at 5-1 and saw another three disappear at 5-4 before crumbling to a 4-6, 6-4, 5-7 defeat to seventh seed Pliskova at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova in quarters

Pliskova will now meet Naomi Osaka for a place in the final, denying Williams the chance to avenge her controversial U.S. Open title match defeat to the Japanese fourth seed.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Naomi Osaka blows away Elina Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis

Osaka becomes the first Japanese woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park since Kimiko Date in 1994.

Jan 23, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Karolina Pliskova pounds Garbine Muguruza to reach Australian Open quarters

The Czech seventh seed broke former French Open and Wimbledon champion Muguruza five times in the one-sided clash in the afternoon sunshine at Margaret Court Arena.

Jan 21, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens thumps Karolina Pliskova, enters final

After losing the first set, the 25-year-old made a thrilling comeback and conquered Pliskova in the next two games to eventually clinch a 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 win.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

Pan Pacific Open final: Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for ''tired'' Osaka

Osaka, supremely confident and in top form coming into the contest on the back of 10 consecutive wins, appeared uncertain as her Czech opponent broke serve once in each set to triumph in 64 minutes

Sep 23, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

Magdalena Rybarikova stuns Karolina Pliskova in Birmingham opener

Magdalena Rybarikova, who ended Karolina Pliskova's Wimbledon campaign last year in a three-set thriller, was in complete control from the start as she claimed the victory in just over an hour.

Jun 19, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge

The on-court rivalry is so lop-sided it can barely be described as such yet Serena Williams French Open fourth-round clash with Maria Sharapova on Monday feels like the biggest match played on the women's Tour this year.

Jun 04, 2018, 09:10 AM IST