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Wimbledon 2015: Women’s Draw Analysis

The women’s draw for Wimbledon was announced Friday morning. Here it is: And here is the full women's draw for #Wimbledon. Let the games begin!! (In three days) pic.twitter.com/g3Uel4HfCO — Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) June 26, 2015 The first thing which stands out about the women’s draw is that the bottom half is a vast green field (word choice intentional, since this...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon 2015: Women’s Draw Analysis

The women’s draw for Wimbledon was announced Friday morning. Here it is: And here is the full women's draw for #Wimbledon. Let the games begin!! (In three days) pic.twitter.com/g3Uel4HfCO — Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) June 26, 2015 The first thing which stands out about the women’s draw is that the bottom half is a vast green field (word choice intentional, since this...
Via Bloguin Best
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Angelique Kerber rallies in final of Aegon Classic for her first grass title

  Angelique Kerber beat sixth-seeded Karolina Pliskova 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4) Sunday in the final of the Aegon Classic to clinch her first grass-court title. The big-serving Pliskova had 11 aces but Kerber's ability to contain this threat, along with greater flexibility in longer rallies, eventually turned the match the German's way. ''It was an amazing match, and perfect for a final...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kerber rallies to beat Pliskova in WTA Birmingham final

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Angelique Kerber beat sixth-seeded Karolina Pliskova 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4) Sunday in the final of the Aegon Classic to clinch her first grass-court title. The big-serving Pliskova had 11 aces but Kerber's ability to contain this threat, along with greater flexibility in longer rallies, eventually turned the match the German's way. ''It was an amazing match...
Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pliskova, Kerber to meet in WTA Birmingham final

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reached her first grass-court final when she beat Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-2, 7-6 (6) in the Aegon Classic on Saturday. Pliskova's final hurdle will be Angelique Kerber, who won the other semifinal against German compatriot Sabine Lisicki, the former Wimbledon finalist, 6-3, 6-3. The sixth-seeded Pliskova and...
Via AP on Fox
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Halep loses to Mladenovic in quarterfinals at Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Top-seeded Simona Halep lost 2-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4) Friday in a back-and-forth match against Krisytina Mladenovic of France in the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic. Mladenovic was outplayed in the first set but then won the second in only 20 minutes as Halep imploded with five double-faults. She failed to serve out the match at 5-3 in the third, but clinched...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Pliskova rallies to win Prague Open for fourth title

PRAGUE -- Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to claim her fourth WTA title by defeating qualifier Lucie Hradecka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in an all-Czech final of the Prague Open on Saturday. The 14th-ranked Pliskova wasted three match points when she was 5-2 up in the final set. But she served out the match in the following game, converting her fifth match point with a forehand...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova wins Prague Open for 4th title

PRAGUE (AP) Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to claim her fourth WTA title by defeating qualifier Lucie Hradecka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in an all-Czech final of the Prague Open on Saturday. The 14th-ranked Pliskova wasted three match points when she was 5-2 up in the final set. But she served out the match in the following game, converting her fifth match point with a...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Top seed Pliskova reaches final of Prague Open with straight-sets win

PRAGUE -- Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova produced an ace on her first match point Friday and advanced to the Prague Open final by beating Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium 6-4, 7-5. It was one of 11 aces for the hard-hitting, 14th-ranked Czech. Pliskova will face qualifier Lucie Hradecka in an all-Czech final. Hradecka beat another Czech, unseeded Katerina Siniakova, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Pliskova...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova reaches final of Prague Open

PRAGUE (AP) Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova aced her first match point to reach the Prague Open final, beating Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium 6-4, 7-5 on Friday. It was one of 11 aces for the hard-hitting, 14th-ranked Czech. Pliskova failed to serve out the match at 5-4 in the second set but Wickmayer double-faulted to drop her serve in the following game. In her third final of the year...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Pliskova makes Prague Open semifinals

PRAGUE (AP) -- Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to the semifinals of the Prague Open Thursday with a 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 victory over wild-card entry Denisa Allertova in an all-Czech match. The 14th-ranked Pliskova got three breaks in the final set and converted her first match point with a backhand return winner to beat Allertova in their first encounter. Pliskova took the first...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova makes Prague Open semifinals

PRAGUE (AP) Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to the semifinals of the Prague Open Thursday with a 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 victory over wild-card entry Denisa Allertova in an all-Czech match. The 14th-ranked Pliskova got three breaks in the final set and converted her first match point with a backhand return winner to beat Allertova in their first encounter. Pliskova took the first set...
Via AP on Fox
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Safarova eliminated, Pliskova advances at Prague Open

PRAGUE -- Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to advance to the quarterfinals of the Prague Open on Wednesday with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) victory over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. Pliskova will next face either fifth-seeded Alize Cornet of France or Czech wild-card entry Denisa Allertova. Second-seeded Lucie Safarova, ranked 13th, was eliminated in the first round...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pliskova advances, Safarova eliminated at Prague Open

PRAGUE (AP) Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to advance to the quarterfinals of the Prague Open on Wednesday with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) victory over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. Pliskova will next face either fifth-seeded Alize Cornet of France or Czech wild-card entry Denisa Allertova. Second-seeded Lucie Safarova, ranked 13th, was eliminated in the first round...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Pliskova reaches Prague Open second round

  Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic overcame a slow start, cold and rain to defeat Annika Beck of Germany in the first round of the Prague Open on Tuesday. The 14th-ranked Pliskova came back to defeat her 80th-ranked opponent 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 for her fourth victory over the German in five meetings. The match was held up by more than three hours because of rain and...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Pliskova reaches 2nd round of Prague Open

PRAGUE (AP) Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic overcame a slow start, cold and rain to defeat Annika Beck of Germany in the first round of the Prague Open on Tuesday. The 14th-ranked Pliskova came back to defeat her 80th-ranked opponent 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 for her fourth victory over the German in five meetings. The match was held up by more than three hours because of...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Fast Five With Karolina Pliskova

We caught up with Karolina in the BNP Paribas Player's Lounge last week and ended up asking her a few more than 5 questions but she kindly obliged. What’s your favorite cell phone app right now? WhatsApp. All the time online. (Laughing) Have you ever heard the term binge watch? No. I’m not watching any shows. How do you keep yourself entertained on the tour? I still have to...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Top seed Halep beats Pliskova at Dubai to win second WTA title of year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Top-seeded Simona Halep scored her second title of the season with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Karolina Pliskova at the Dubai Championsips on Saturday. Halep, who won the Shenzhen title last month, benefited from a large contingent of Romanian fans, who constantly cheered ''Si-mon-a'' from the stands. Pliskova surrendered her serve in the seventh game of...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Halep wins 2nd WTA title of year at Dubai Championships

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Top-seeded Simona Halep scored her second title of the season with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Karolina Pliskova at the Dubai Championsips on Saturday. Halep, who won the Shenzhen title last month, benefited from a large contingent of Romanian fans, who constantly cheered ''Si-mon-a'' from the stands. Pliskova surrendered her serve in the seventh game...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubai: Karolina Pliskova plays through sand storm to reach final

  Karolina Pliskova played through a sand storm and advanced to the final of the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 Friday. The 17th-seeded Pliskova reached her second final of the year. She will next face either top-seeded Simona Halep and third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki.
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pliskova advances to Dubai Tennis Championships final

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Karolina Pliskova played through a sand storm and advanced to the final of the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 Friday. The 17th-seeded Pliskova reached her second final of the year. She will next face either top-seeded Simona Halep and third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki.
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Karolina Pliskova reaches Dubai semis, again beating Safarova

  For the second consecutive week, Karolina Pliskova advanced to the semifinals of a tournament by beating Lucie Safarova. On Thursday at the Dubai Tennis Championships, Pliskova recovered from a set and a service break down to win 3-6, 7-6 (5) 6-1. The 18-year-old Pliskova, seeded 17th, defeated Safarova in straight sets last week in Antwerp, Belgium. She will next face unseeded...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Karolina Pliskova again beats Safarova to reach semifinals

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) For the second consecutive week, Karolina Pliskova advanced to the semifinals of a tournament by beating Lucie Safarova. On Thursday at the Dubai Tennis Championships, Pliskova recovered from a set and a service break down to win 3-6, 7-6 (5) 6-1. The 18-year-old Pliskova, seeded 17th, defeated Safarova in straight sets last week in Antwerp, Belgium...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dubai Tennis Championships: Pliskova plays on fourth continent in 4 weeks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Playing on her fourth continent in the last four weeks, Karolina Pliskova advanced to the second round at the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-4 Monday. The 17th-seeded Pliskova reached the third round at the Australian Open, then went to Canada to play for the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup. After that, she reached...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pliskova makes the trip to Dubai and reaches 2nd round

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Playing on her fourth continent in the last four weeks, Karolina Pliskova advanced to the second round at the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-4 Monday. The 17th-seeded Pliskova reached the third round at the Australian Open, then went to Canada to play for the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup. After that, she reached...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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