RANDALL’S ISLAND, New York, NY – In World Team Tennis on Friday night the the NY Sportimes defeated teh Philadelphia Freedoms 22-16. Among the players on the Freedoms’ roster are twins out of the Czech Republic – right-handed Karolina and left-handed Kristyna Pliskova.
The 20-year-old Pliskovas are currently ranked 107 (Karolina) and 125 (Kristyna) and are playing their first season of World TeamTennis.
The sisters paired up in women’s doubles to stop Ashley Harkleroad and Martina Hingis of the Sportimes 5-2, while Kristyna lost to Martina Hingis in singles 5-3 and Karolina paired with Jordan Kerr to fall 5-3 in the mixed doubles.
The sisters took time out to talk about the sisters and twins they admire in the game, their respective goals and their favorite cities.
Pliskova twins and WTT July 13, 2012