Top seed and defending champion Bojana Jovanovski advanced to the second round of the Baku Cup, overcoming a rough start to beat Nigina Abduraimova of Uzbekistan 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday.
Jovanovski, of Serbia, lost the first three games before taking the next six. In the second set, she broke serve twice but dropped her serve in each subsequent game and twice double-faulted on match...
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July 22, 2013
The Pliskova twins are the latest sister act to grace the WTA.
The tennis world has long been familiar with sibling acts in the both the ATP and WTA. First it was the McEnroe brothers, followed by the (three) Maleeva sisters. Next came the Williams sisters and Bryan twins, followed the the Bondarenkos and the Radwanskas. Often times, one sibling sees considerably more success than...
BNP PARIBAS KATOWICE OPEN Katowice, Poland April 8-14, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Indoors Results – Monday, April 8, 2013 Singles – First Round (3) Klara Zakopalova (CZE) d. Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 76(2) 62 Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) d. (8) Laura Robson (GBR) 57 76(7) 61 (saved 1mp) Annika Beck (GER) d. (WC) Marta Domachowska (POL) 63 [...]
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...
World TeamTennis Pro League – Results for Tuesday, 7/10
(Home teams in capital letters)
FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete:
Sacramento Capitals def. PHILADELPHIA FREEDOMS 22-16 (OT)
Women’s Doubles – Asia Muhammad\Yasmin Schnack (Capitals) def. Karolina Pliskova\Kristyna Pliskova (Freedoms) 5-4
Men’s Doubles – Mark Knowles\Alex Kuznetsov (Capitals) def. James Blake...
Identical twin sisters Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic topped the 2012 WTT Roster Player Draft on Tuesday when the 19-year-olds were selected with the top overall pick by the Philadelphia Freedoms. Players from 11 countries were chosen in Tuesday’s Roster Draft as teams completed their lineups for the League’s 37th season, which runs July 9-28.