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Karolina Pliskova beats Barbora Krejcikova, stays in contention at WTA Finals

  • French Open champion Krejcikova finished the tournament 0-3 and is eliminated.
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic serves in her singles match against Barbora Krejcikova. (Getty)
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic serves in her singles match against Barbora Krejcikova. (Getty)
Updated on Nov 15, 2021 12:10 PM IST
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Top seed Pliskova, defending champion Andreescu blown away at Indian Wells

  • Pliskova, who reached the Wimbledon final in July, issued 12 double faults to five aces and was broken eight times by Brazilian Haddad Maia in their third-round meeting.
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic serves to Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil. (Getty)
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic serves to Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil. (Getty)
Published on Oct 12, 2021 08:01 AM IST
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Rock-solid Sakkari reaches U.S. Open semi-final

Maria Sakkari was rock-solid with excellent court coverage through the first set, getting the early break as she put up a dozen winners and three aces, as Pliskova struggled to keep up.
Maria Sakkari(USA TODAY Sports)
Maria Sakkari(USA TODAY Sports)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 08:25 AM IST
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Karolina Pliskova advances to US Open quarter-finals

Karolina Pliskova defeated Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5 6-4 in the fourth round of the US Open.
Karolina Pliskova(USA TODAY Sports)
Karolina Pliskova(USA TODAY Sports)
Published on Sep 07, 2021 08:07 AM IST
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US Open: Karolina Pliskova rolls into second round in bid for maiden major

Pliskova, the 2016 runner-up, built up a 5-1 lead in the first set before her 19-year-old opponent settled her nerves, and hit 10 winners in the set compared to two from McNally, before breaking the American's serve twice early in the second.
US Open: Karolina Pliskova rolls into second round in bid for maiden major(USA TODAY Sports)
US Open: Karolina Pliskova rolls into second round in bid for maiden major(USA TODAY Sports)
Published on Aug 31, 2021 11:01 PM IST
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Giorgi knocks out Pliskova to win title at Montreal

  • National Bank Open: Camila Giorgi, who was unseeded and came in ranked 71st, used a strong service game to best the sixth-ranked and fourth-seeded Pliskova, winning 71% of her first-serve points and finishing with seven aces.
National Bank Open: Camila Giorgi knocks out Karolina Pliskova to win title at Montreal(AP)
National Bank Open: Camila Giorgi knocks out Karolina Pliskova to win title at Montreal(AP)
Published on Aug 16, 2021 07:36 AM IST
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Karolina Pliskova, Camilia Giorgi advance to Montreal final

  • National Bank Open: Pliskova will face Camilia Giorgi of Italy, a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 winner over U.S. qualifier Jessica Pegula in the night match
National Bank Open: Karolina Pliskova, Camilia Giorgi advance to Montreal final(USA TODAY Sports)
National Bank Open: Karolina Pliskova, Camilia Giorgi advance to Montreal final(USA TODAY Sports)
Published on Aug 15, 2021 08:56 AM IST
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Wimbledon final, Barty vs Pliskova: Road to final, head-to-head battle preview

  • Wimbledon 2021 final: Before top-seed and world number 1 Ash Barty takes on eighth-seed Karolina Pliskova, take a look at their road to the final and head-to-head battle preview.
Wimbledon 2021 final, Ash Barty vs Karolina Pliskova: A glance through road to final, head-to-head battle preview.(HT Collage.)
Wimbledon 2021 final, Ash Barty vs Karolina Pliskova: A glance through road to final, head-to-head battle preview.(HT Collage.)
Published on Jul 10, 2021 01:34 PM IST
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First time finalists Barty, Pliskova to fight for 'dream' Wimbledon title

  • Second seed Pliskova who beat Aryna Sabalenka in a closely fought semifinal said she expects a tough match against World No.1 Ash Barty in the final.
Karolina Pliskova and Ashleigh Barty
Karolina Pliskova and Ashleigh Barty
Published on Jul 09, 2021 04:05 PM IST
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Karolina Pliskova rallies to reach first Wimbledon final

The Czech goes into Saturday's decider looking to capture her first Grand Slam title, having only ever reached one other final when she finished runner-up to Angelique Kerber at the 2016 U.S. Open.
Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova celebrates winning second set against Aryna Sabalenka.(AP)
Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova celebrates winning second set against Aryna Sabalenka.(AP)
Published on Jul 08, 2021 11:02 PM IST
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Wimbledon 2021 live streaming, Pliskova vs Sabalenka semifinal: How to watch

  • Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka Wimbledon 2021 semifinal match timing in India and live streaming: The online streaming of the Wimbledon 2021 semifinal match Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka will be available on Disney+Hotstar in India.
Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka live streaming
Karolina Pliskova vs Aryna Sabalenka live streaming
Published on Jul 08, 2021 01:47 PM IST
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Gauff, Swiatek, Sabalenka win at Eastbourne; Pliskova ousted

The fifth-seeded Pliskova, from the Czech Republic, won the title at Eastbourne in 2017 and 2019. Last year's event was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Poland's Iga Swiatek reacts during her round of 32 match against Britain's Heather Watson(Action Images via Reuters)
Poland's Iga Swiatek reacts during her round of 32 match against Britain's Heather Watson(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 23, 2021 09:29 AM IST
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Top seeds Svitolina and Pliskova upset at Qatar Open

Azarenka held off a late comeback from top-seeded Svitolina, her doubles partner this week, to seal a 6-2, 6-4 win on her third match point.
Belarus' Victoria Azarenka (REUTERS)
Belarus' Victoria Azarenka (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 04, 2021 10:42 PM IST
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Pliskova splits with coach Vallverdu ahead of new season

Pliskova appointed Vallverdu and also added Olga Savchuk to her coaching team in November 2019 after splitting with Conchita Martinez but did not enjoy much success this season, which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic.(USA TODAY Sports)
Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Nov 05, 2020 03:47 PM IST
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French Open 2020: Former champ Ostapenko upsets second seed Pliskova to reach 3rd round

Ostapenko won her only major title here in 2017. Pliskova reached the semifinals that year and lost to Simona Halep.
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in action during her second round match Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova(REUTERS)
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in action during her second round match Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 04:39 PM IST
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Halep wins Italian Open after Plíšková retires from final

After Halep won the first set, Plíšková had her lower back treated by a trainer. Plíšková also had her left thigh taped during the match.
Romania's Simona Halep poses with her trophy after beating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their final match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome.(AP)
Romania's Simona Halep poses with her trophy after beating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their final match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome.(AP)
Published on Sep 21, 2020 08:56 PM IST
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Halep wins Italian Open after Plíšková retires from final

After Halep won the first set, Plíšková had her lower back treated by a trainer. Plíšková also had her left thigh taped during the match.
Tennis - WTA Premier 5 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - September 21, 2020 Romania's Simona Halep as she celebrates winning the final with the trophy after Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova retired from the match after sustaining an injury Clive Brunskill/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Tennis - WTA Premier 5 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - September 21, 2020 Romania's Simona Halep as she celebrates winning the final with the trophy after Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova retired from the match after sustaining an injury Clive Brunskill/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 08:50 PM IST
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Top women’s seeds fall at Western and Southern

Australian Open champion Kenin also struggled to get going after the COVID-19 layoff, losing 6-1 7-6(7) to France’s Alize Cornet, who beat American wildcard Catherine McNally 6-0 6-4 in the opening round, dropping just 10 points in the first set.
A generic shot of a tennis player's shadow during the match (Photo by John Walton - PA Images via Getty Images)(PA Images via Getty Images)
A generic shot of a tennis player's shadow during the match (Photo by John Walton - PA Images via Getty Images)(PA Images via Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 08:53 AM IST
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Kim Clijsters faces Garbine Muguruza on tough return in Dubai

Clijsters, 36, had been due to play Kiki Bertens but the eighth-ranked Dutch player withdrew after reaching the Sunday final in St Petersburg.
A file photo of Kim Clijsters.(Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)
A file photo of Kim Clijsters.(Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 03:20 PM IST
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Dubai | ByAgence France-Presse

Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin breaks into top 10

The unheralded American jumped eight places into a top 10 headed by Ashleigh Barty following Saturday’s stunning 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza in Melbourne.
Sofia Kenin poses for a photo in the locker room with the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup.(AP)
Sofia Kenin poses for a photo in the locker room with the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup.(AP)
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 08:19 PM IST
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Australian Open: World no. 2 Pliskova bows out after losing to Pavlyuchenkova

Pavlyuchenkova had a 4-1 lead in the first set and a 2-0 lead in the second before being taken to tiebreaks but won the key points to clinch victory in two hours, 25 minutes.
Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, left, is congratulated by Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic after winning their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.(AP)
Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, left, is congratulated by Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic after winning their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.(AP)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 12:26 PM IST
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Australian Open Highlights: More upsets on Day 6, Kyrgios battles past Khachanov in five-set thriller

Australian Open Day 6 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 5.
Australian Open Day 6 Highlights.(REUTERS)
Australian Open Day 6 Highlights.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 06:59 PM IST
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Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep driven by Australian Open heartbreak

Petra Kvitova was down a set and a break to Naomi Osaka and facing three match points when she fought back to level the final and force a decider before the two-time Wimbledon champion eventually fell 7-6(2) 5-7 6-4.
Petra Kvitova in action during her match against Australia's Ashleigh Barty.(REUTERS)
Petra Kvitova in action during her match against Australia's Ashleigh Barty.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 18, 2020 02:01 PM IST
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Bushfire smoke halts Australian Open practice

Alexander Zverev and David Goffin were due on the Melbourne Park courts first, followed by world number one Rafael Nadal.
A general view is seen with the city skyline shrouded by smoke haze from bushfires during an Australian Open practice session(REUTERS)
A general view is seen with the city skyline shrouded by smoke haze from bushfires during an Australian Open practice session(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 09:46 AM IST
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WTA Rankings: Ashleigh Barty still on top but gap narrows ahead of Australian Open

Barty is aiming to become the first Australian to win her home Grand Slam since Christine O’Neil in 1976 and continues her preparations this week in Adelaide
Ashleigh Barty of Australia plays a shot during her match.(AP)
Ashleigh Barty of Australia plays a shot during her match.(AP)
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 04:36 PM IST
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Karolina Pliskova outlasts Madison Keys for third Brisbane title

A day after clinching a near three-hour semi-finals duel with Naomi Osaka, the world number two overcame a mid-match blip to triumph 6-4 4-6 7-5 in the final at the Pat Rafter Arena.
Karolina Pliskova poses with the trophy.(AP)
Karolina Pliskova poses with the trophy.(AP)
Updated on Jan 12, 2020 01:03 PM IST
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Karolina Pliskova sees off Naomi Osaka in epic Brisbane semi-final

Pliskova triumphed 6-7 (10/12), 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 win in a two hour, 48 minute marathon and will play eighth seed American Madison Keys in the decider.
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, left, is congratulated by Naomi Osaka of Japan.(AP)
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, left, is congratulated by Naomi Osaka of Japan.(AP)
Updated on Jan 11, 2020 04:49 PM IST
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Ashleigh Barty not concerned despite early Brisbane exit

It was Barty’s first match on home soil since becoming world number one, played at the venue she trains at and in front of thousands of her adoring home fans.
Ashleigh Barty of Australia(AP)
Ashleigh Barty of Australia(AP)
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 07:50 PM IST
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Tennis: ‘I almost died,’ says Osaka after paddleboard mishap

The 22-year-old world number four, who begins the season at the Brisbane International this week, said they had been on vacation in the Turks and Caicos Islands when the incident happened.
Japan's Naomi Osaka attends a news conference(REUTERS)
Japan's Naomi Osaka attends a news conference(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 06, 2020 10:49 AM IST
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Karolina Pliskova looks to former Andy Murray coach for Slam breakthrough

The tall Czech ditched Spaniard Conchita Martinez in November despite winning a single-season career-high four titles in 2019.
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic plays against Ashleigh Barty of Australia.(AP)
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic plays against Ashleigh Barty of Australia.(AP)
Updated on Jan 05, 2020 02:27 PM IST
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