Plíšková at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships
|Full name||Kristýna Plíšková|
|Country (sports)||Czech Republic|
21 March 1992 |
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 8 ITF|
|Highest ranking||86 (28 January 2013)|
|Current ranking||111 (22 July 2015)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2013)|
|French Open||1R (2013)|
|US Open||2R (2012)|
|Career titles||3 WTA, 7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||51 (15 September 2014)|
|Current ranking||81 (02 July 2015)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||2R (2015)|
|US Open||1R (2012, 2014)|
|Last updated on: 02 July 2015.|
Plíšková has won three doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as eight singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 28 January 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 86. On 15 September 2014, she peaked at world number 51 in the doubles rankings.
Her identical twin sister Karolína is also a professional tennis player. In WTA history, they are the first twin sisters to win a title in doubles.
- 1 Personal life
- 2 Junior career
- 3 Professional career
- 4 WTA finals
- 5 ITF finals
- 6 Singles performance timeline
- 7 Junior Grand Slam finals
- 8 References
- 9 External links
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.
In 2009, Plíšková reached her first ITF circuit singles final in Pesaro, but was defeated by Anastasia Grymalska.
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.
|Runner-up||1.||14 July 2013||Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy||Clay||Karolína Plíšková|| Kristina Mladenovic
|1–6, 7–5, [8–10]|
|Winner||1.||13 October 2013||Generali Ladies Linz, Linz, Austria||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Gabriela Dabrowski
|Winner||2.||13 July 2014||Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria||Clay||Karolína Plíšková|| Andreja Klepač
María Teresa Torró Flor
|4–6, 6–3, [10–6]|
|Winner||3.||14 September 2014||Hong Kong Open, Hong Kong||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
|6–2, 2–6, [12–10]|
|Runner-up||1.||16 August 2009||Pesaro, Italy||Clay||Anastasia Grymalska||6–2, 1–6, 2–6|
|Winner||1.||16 May 2010||Kurume, Japan||Clay||Karolína Plíšková||5–7, 6–2, 6–0|
|Runner-up||2.||13 February 2011||Rancho Mirage, United States||Hard||Ashley Weinhold||3–6, 6–3, 5–7|
|Winner||2.||23 January 2012||Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France||Hard (i)||Anna Remondina||6–2, 6–2|
|Runner-up||3.||30 January 2012||Grenoble, France||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková||6–7(11–13), 6–7(6–8)|
|Winner||3.||14 October 2013||Limoges, France||Hard (i)||Tamira Paszek||3–6, 6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||4.||28 October 2013||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Marta Sirotkina||7–6(7–5), 3–6, 6–7(6–8)|
|Winner||4.||3 March 2014||Preston, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Çağla Büyükakçay||6–3, 7–6(7–4)|
|Runner-up||5.||5 May 2014||Fukuoka, Japan||Grass||Naomi Broady||7–5, 3–6, 4–6|
|Winner||5.||2 June 2014||Nottingham, United Kingdom||Grass||Zarina Diyas||6–2, 3–6, 6–4|
|Winner||6.||2 February 2015||Glasgow, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Ana Bogdan||6–2, 6–2|
|Winner||7.||6 April 2015||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Nina Zander||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||6.||20 April 2015||Istanbul, Turkey||Hard||Shahar Pe'er||6–1, 6–7(4–7), 5–7|
|Winner||8.||4 May 2015||Fukuoka, Japan||Grass||Nao Hibino||7–5, 6–4|
|Runner-up||1.||16 May 2010||Kurume, Japan||Clay||Karolína Plíšková|| Sun Shengnan
|Winner||1.||13 February 2011||Rancho Mirage, United States||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Nadejda Guskova
|6–7(6–8), 6–1, 6–4|
|Winner||2.||7 August 2011||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Jamie Hampton
|5–7, 6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||2.||6 November 2011||Taipei, Taiwan||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Chan Yung-jan
|6–7(5–7), 7–5, 3–6|
|Runner-up||3.||20 November 2011||Bratislava, Slovakia||Hard||Karolína Plíšková|| Naomi Broady
|7–5, 4–6, [2–10]|
|Winner||3.||23 January 2012||Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Julie Coin
|6–4, 4–6, [10–5]|
|Winner||4.||30 January 2012||Grenoble, France||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Valentyna Ivakhnenko
|Runner-up||4.||17 September 2012||Shrewsbury, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Vesna Dolonc
|1–6, 7–6(7–3), [13–15]|
|Winner||5.||12 November 2012||Zawada, Poland||Carpet (i)||Karolína Plíšková|| Kristina Barrois
|Winner||6.||28 October 2013||Barnstaple, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Naomi Broady|| Raluca Olaru
|6–3, 3–6, [10–5]|
|Runner-up||5.||21 April 2014||Seoul, South Korea||Hard||Irena Pavlovic|| Chan Chin-wei
|Winner||7.||4 May 2015||Fukuoka, Japan||Grass||Naomi Broady|| Eri Hozumi
Singles performance timeline
|Grand Slam tournaments|
Junior Grand Slam finals
|Winner||2010||Wimbledon||Grass||Sachie Ishizu||6–3, 4–6, 6–4|
- 2010 Wimbledon Championships: Girls' champion Pliskova adds to family success (3 July 2010)
- Kristýna Plíšková at the International Tennis Federation
- Quayle, Emma (29 January 2010). "Another sister act". The Age. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
- "US Open: Minella und Muller sind erfolgreich". Luxemburger Wort (in German). 29 August 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
- "Stats Corner: Twins Make History In Linz". Women's Tennis Association. 13 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
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- Kristýna Plíšková at the International Tennis Federation