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KRISTYNA PLISKOVA RUMORS

Kristyna Pliskova beats Hibino in Tashkent for 1st title

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic won her first WTA tournament on Saturday at the Tashkent Open, beating defending champion Nao Hibino of Japan in the final. Pliskova fired in 10 aces on her way to a 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 win over the fourth-seeded Hibino, who was aiming to become the first woman to retain the Tashkent title. World No. 100 Pliskova is...
Via Associated Press
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Hibino reaches final in bid to retain title at Tashkent Open

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) Nao Hibino is one match away from retaining her title at the Tashkent Open after beating Denisa Allertova 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday. The fourth-seeded Japanese player can become the first woman to win the Tashkent title twice if she beats another Czech player, Kristyna Pliskova, in Saturday's final. Pliskova, the identical twin sister of sixth...
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September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

2nd-seeded Witthoeft needs 3 sets to advance in Tashkent

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) Second-seeded Carina Witthoeft was taken to three sets in her opening match of the Tashkent Open before advancing to the second round on Monday. Witthoeft beat Kristyna Pliskova of Czech Republic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. The German player will take on Donna Vekic or Kiki Bertens next in the Uzbekistan capital. Margarita Gasparyan, the No. 6 seed from Russia, beat...
Via Associated Press
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Schmiedlova, Van Uytvanck rally for 1st round victories

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Second-seeded Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia and eighth-seeded Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium were stretched to three sets on Monday in the first round of the Korea Open. Schmiedlova defeated Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in just over two hours. Pliskova served five of her nine aces in the third set but saw 31st-ranked Schmiedlova...
Via Associated Press
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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