No. 4 Karolina Pliskova withdraws from Australian Open due to injury

Tennis Dec 16, 2021

No. 4 Karolina Pliskova withdraws from Australian Open due to injury

World No. 4 Karolina Pliskova has withdrawn from next month's Australian Open with a hand injury that she sustained in training, she said Thursday in a statement released by tournament organizers. The 29-year-old reached the semifinals in Melbourne in 2019, losing to eventual champion Naomi ...

Karolina Pliskova gets off to winning start at WTA Finals

Tennis Nov 11, 2021

Karolina Pliskova gets off to winning start at WTA Finals

Karolina Pliskova got off to a winning start in the singles competition at the WTA Finals by continuing her dominance of Garbine Muguruza with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) victory over the Spaniard. Czech No. 3 seed Pliskova, who at 29 is the oldest player ...

Angelique Kerber set to compete in Toray Pan Pacific Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 17, 2018

Angelique Kerber set to compete in Toray Pan Pacific Open

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber of Germany will play in September's Toray Pan Pacific Open, organizers announced Friday. Kerber, currently ranked fourth in the world, will be joined by two other former world No. 1 players, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and Spain's Garbine Muguruza. ...

Pliskova at peace after splitting with coach

More Sports / Tennis Sep 19, 2017

Pliskova at peace after splitting with coach

Former world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova said Tuesday her decision to split with coach David Kotyza will be the breath of fresh air she needs down the stretch run of the season toward the WTA Finals in Singapore next month. Pliskova enjoyed a measure of ...

Pliskova eliminates Nara in second round

More Sports / Tennis Sep 24, 2015

Pliskova eliminates Nara in second round

Kurumi Nara exited the Pan Pacific Open in a straight-sets second-round defeat to fourth seed Karolina Pliskova on Thursday. Nara, ranked 80th in the world, lost 6-2, 6-4 to the 11th-ranked Czech in 1 hour, 21 minutes at Tokyo's Ariake Tennis Forest Park. Nara was ...