K. Plíšková Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Karolína Hrdličková Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Czech professional tennis player K. Plíšková was born on March 21, 1992. On July 17, 2017, she ascended to the top of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings and remained there for eight weeks.

K. Plíšková Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

On October 31, 2016, she was ranked as high as No. 11 in the world when playing doubles.

Karolína Hrdličková Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

K. Plíšková, who is famous for her strong serve and forehand, has won over $20 million in prize money and 16 singles and 5 doubles titles on the WTA tour.

She has played in the finals of the US Open (2016) and the Wimbledon Championships (2021) in the singles competition. In 2010, while still a junior, K. Plíšková won the Australian Open junior girls’ singles title. In Fed Cup competition, she has also represented the Czech Republic.

K. Plíšková, a Czech native, was chosen to represent her country at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. She will compete in the women’s singles event alongside Petra Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion and bronze medalist from Rio, K. Plíšková.

The 2021 French Open champion, and Marketa Vondrousova, the 2019 French Open runner-up. She’s also planning to play women’s doubles with Vondrousova. K. Plíšková won 16 WTA singles titles and advanced to the Wimbledon Final for the first time in her career.

In 2017, she ascended to the position of women’s tennis world number one. Her record in doubles is equally impressive, as she has won five WTA titles. Additionally, she has won the Fed Cup a total of three times. K. Plíšková was in good spirits during her layover in Prague on her way to her first Olympic competition in Tokyo on Monday, following her victory in the Wimbledon final.

K. Plíšková, who lost in three sets in the Wimbledon final to Ashleigh Barty, reflected positively on the tournament two days after the loss and credited a shift in perspective for her success. Her best other Grand Slam appearance was the 2016 US Open final, which she lost in three sets to Angelique Kerber.


K. Plíšková was born in Louny to parents Radek Plek and K. Plíšková; her older sister Kristna is an identical twin and a fellow tennis player two minutes her senior. She has made Monte Carlo her permanent home at the present time.

She tied the knot with her long-time beau K. Plíšková in 2018. After marrying him, she changed her name to K. Plíšková.


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