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Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches career-high ranking, Karolina Pliskova climbs five places ahead of French Open
Stefanos Tsitsipas failed to repeat his Madrid last-four win over Rafael Nadal, as the 17-time Grand Slam champion went on to lift his ninth Rome title.
Updated on May 20, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Paris |Agence France-Presse
Pliskova, the 2017 French Open semi-finalist, clinched her 13th career title, in the final major warm-up tournament on clay before Roland Garros starts on May 26.
Updated on May 19, 2019 07:50 PM IST
Rome |Agence France-Presse
The Czech star, a two-time Wimbledon champion and runner-up at the Australian Open in January, succeeds compatriot Karolina Pliskova as champion at the clay-court event.
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 01:28 AM IST
Stuttgart |Agence France-Presse
Ashleigh Barty quit tennis five years ago after finding the mental grind of the tour too much to bear, turning to professional cricket in a bid to find sporting happiness.
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 01:23 AM IST
Miami |Agence France-Presse
“I think I played great the second set. I think (Halep) could maybe do a little bit better. Maybe she was, of course, frustrated about the first set where it didn’t really go her way. I played some good shots, and it turned after the break. But, yeah, that’s how it is, and I’m happy with my level,” WTA quoted Karolina Pliskova as saying after the match.
Published on Mar 29, 2019 05:20 PM IST
World number two Kvitova and seventh-ranked Pliskova led the Czechs to six trophies in the last eight Fed Cups.
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 10:30 PM IST
A slew of errors came at the worst possible time for Venus Williams on Thursday as she blew a first set tiebreak before losing 7-6(3) 6-3 to Angelique Kerber in the BNP Paribas Open quarter-finals in Indian Wells
Published on Mar 15, 2019 11:58 AM IST
Hsieh Su-wei won the last six games to beat fourth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 on Thursday in Dubai and will face a woman she has never beaten, Petra Kvitova, in the semi-finals
Updated on Feb 21, 2019 11:39 PM IST
Dubai |Agence France-Presse
Crowd favourite and third seed Halep coped with the gusty conditions the Aviation Club as she beat Lesia Tsurenko 6-3, 7-5, breaking seven times.
Published on Feb 20, 2019 10:43 PM IST
The world number five joins Caroline Wozniacki, Ashleigh Barty and Caroline Garcia as a player who has pulled out since the tournament started.
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 08:54 PM IST
Naomi Osaka withdrew last week due to a back injury, leaving a big hole to fill for tournament organisers, which they have done with a strong field including three former world number ones.
Updated on Feb 10, 2019 06:46 PM IST
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“I am sorry to have withdraw from Doha this year as I was looking forward to playing and seeing my fans there,” the 21-year-old said in a statement.
Updated on Feb 06, 2019 09:31 AM IST
Osaka is one win away from becoming the first player since Jennifer Capriati to win the next Grand Slam after her maiden major title.
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 03:06 PM IST
The 28-year-old Czech is now one match away from crowning one of the bravest comebacks in tennis after beating Danielle Collins 7-6(2) 6-0 to reach her first final at Melbourne Park this year.
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 11:11 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova defeated Serena Williams to reach the semi-finals of Australian Open 2019.
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 10:13 AM IST
Danielle Collins, ranked 35 in the world, who has ousted three seeds on her way to the final four, said she was relishing playing on the big stage.
Published on Jan 22, 2019 02:27 PM IST
Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams’ embarrassing moment - enters court on welcome for World Number 1 - Watch
After rampaging through the early rounds without dropping a set, Serena Williams was at least forced to work for her victory by Simona Halep, who on paper is the top-ranked player in the world.
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 07:18 PM IST
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Karolina Pliskova downed the 27th seeded Camila Giorgi 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 after a 131 minute arm wrestle to set up a fourth round meeting with Spanish 18th seed Garbine Muguruza.
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 11:40 PM IST
World number one Simona Halep, who narrowly survived a first-round scare, is also back on court against American Sofia Kenin, who won the warm-up Hobart International and is on a six-match win streak.
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Lesia Tsurenko looked headed for the title when serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set, only for Pliskova to come storming back to win 4-6,7-5, 6-2
Updated on Jan 06, 2019 06:17 PM IST
Brisbane, Australia |Agence France-Presse
Grigor Dimitrov, who struggled with an ankle injury towards the end of last season, saved six out of seven break points to down his unseeded opponent in the season-opening tournament.
Updated on Dec 31, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Karolina Pliskova, a former world number one, appeared headed for an early exit when she stumbled against Putintseva late in the first set.
Updated on Dec 31, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Brisbane |Agence France-Presse
Pliskova wore tape on her right calf during the WTA finals in Singapore last month, and her condition has not improved.
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 10:59 AM IST
The world number seven and eight, respectively, will team up with 31st-ranked Katerina Siniakova, the world number one in doubles, and 33rd-ranked Barbora Strycova, who is fifth in doubles.
Published on Oct 31, 2018 05:38 PM IST
Sloane Stephens defeated Karolina Pliskova to set up a summit clash against Elina Svitolina at the WTA Finals.
Updated on Oct 27, 2018 11:02 PM IST
Singapore |Agence France-Presse
Elina Svitolina advances to meet either versatile American Sloane Stephens or big-hitting Czech Karolina Pliskova, who face off later on Saturday, in the final of the season-ending event.
Updated on Oct 27, 2018 05:30 PM IST
Elina Svitolina produced one of the best performances of her career to overcome defending champion Caroline Wozniacki in a pulsating round robin encounter and reach the last four of the WTA Finals.
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Singapore |Agence France-Presse
Pliskova became the first player into the final four after a 6-3, 6-4 triumph in 83 minutes.
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 04:34 PM IST
It’s the highest ranking since July 2017 for Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, who is gunning to win this week’s WTA Finals in Singapore.
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 05:23 PM IST
Paris |Agence France-Presse