Karolina Pliskova

Australian Open 2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas survives a marathon as No. 1 Barty cruises and more

Young Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece survived a marathon five-set match against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia to move into the third round of the Australian Open. In other major matches, world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty and No. 6 seed Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic posted easy wins in the second round in Melbourne on Thursday. Here we take a look at some of the top action from Day 4 of the Australian Open.

Feb 11, 2021, 16:05 PM IST

Simona Halep claims Rome title after Karolina Pliskova retires with injury

Victory gave Halep her first title in Rome and her third consecutive title of the year after wins in Dubai -- before the COVID-19 hiatus -- and Prague last month.

Sep 21, 2020, 22:00 PM IST

Top two women's seeds Karolina Pliskova, Sofia Kenin fall at Western and Southern Open

The top two seeds struggled to find rythm at the key tune-up event ahead of the upcoming US Open which begins on August 31

Aug 24, 2020, 12:50 PM IST

Elena Rybakina downs Karolina Pliskova to reach Dubai semis, Garbine Muguruza bows out

Kazakhstan`s Elena Rybakina produced another upset by beating second seed Karolina Pliskova 7-6(1) 6-3 at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships on Thursday to move into the semi-finals.

Feb 21, 2020, 14:32 PM IST

World number two Karolina Plyskova knocked out of Australian Open

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeats current world number two Karolina Plyskova by 7-6(4), 7-6(3).

Jan 25, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Karolina Pliskova sees off Madison Keys to defend Brisbane International title

With the win, Pliskova has secured her third Brisbane title in four years and her 16th on the WTA  singles trophy of her career to date.

Jan 12, 2020, 16:50 PM IST

World No.2 Karolina Pliskova parts ways with coach Conchita Martinez

Pliskova joined forces with Martinez during last year's US Open and she immediately bagged the Pacific Open in Tokyo .

Nov 08, 2019, 22:05 PM IST

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