Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova is Czech tennis player. She reached her best WTA ranking position on 17th July 2017, when she became number 1. She was born on 21st March 1992 in Louny, Czech Republic. Her twin sister Kristina Pliskova is also tennis player currently at 40th place in WTA Ranking (as of 21 August 2017)


Born: 21st March 1992
BirthPlace: Louny, Czech Republic
Height: 1.86 meters
Weight: 72 kg
Best WTA Ranking: No. 1 (from 17 July 2017)

Karolina Pliskova tennis life

Karolina Pliskova turned pro in the year 2006 when she played her first match on ITF Prague tournament. Her home club is based in Prague and called Sparta Prague. Karolina Pliskova won 9 WTA tournaments in her career and earned more than 9 million US dollars in prize money. She was part of winning Czech Fed Cup team in 2015 and 2016. She is part of extraordinary Czech ladies tennis generation, which includes Petra Kvitova (former no.1), Lucia Safarova (current doubles no.1), Barbora Strycova, Lucie Hradecka and Andrea Hlavackova. All are proud followers of Martina Navratilova, former WTA no.1 with Czech origin and Jana Novotna, Wimbledon 1998 singles winner. (Read more about Czech ladies tennis uprising)

Karolina Pliskova plays with the right hand. Thanks to her height, she is strong hitter from baseline.

Karolina Pliskova tennis racket

Karolina Pliskova plays with Babolat Pure Drive racket.

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Karolina Pliskova tennis dress

She signed a multi-year agreement with Fila in January 2016 and wears Fila branded tennis apparel (dress, shirts, skirts).

Fila roots come from Italy, where it was founded by Giansevero Fila in Biella, Italy in 1911. Currently, the company is operated and owned from South Korea. Fila is endorsed also by Marin Cilic, Sam Querrey, and Andreas Seppi and in past, Bjorn Borg was the tennis face of the company.

Currently, on US Open 2017 (from 28th August till 10th September 2017) she will wear Fila tennis dress from current Fall Heritage collection.

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FILA Women's Heritage Tennis Dress

Fila Women's Heritage Striped Dress

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Simon is the leading editor of TennisProGuru.com from 2015. He is an avid tennis player from age of 5, however, he never reached the pro level. Still, he likes playing tennis on different courts, with different rackets, and against different opponents. In his free time, you can find him watching all possible tennis matches he can find on the web or tv. Challenger or Grand Slam? It does not matter, just tennis matters.

He currently plays with:
Racket: Wilson Clash 100
Strings: Babolat RPM Blast
Grip: Head Xtreme Soft
Shoes: Asics Gel-Game 5 Clay (for clay courts), Lotto Court (for hard courts)
Balls: Dunlop Fort All Courts and Head Championship

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