Karolina Pliskova is a Czech-born professional tennis player. The athlete was born as a twin in the town of Louny, Czech Republic, on 21st of March, 1992, to her parents Radek and Martina Pliskova. She is one of the most successful tennis players to grace the sport and is popular for powerful right-handed services, which gave her the “Ace-Queen” nickname. She has dominated and won several tournaments in the course of her career.
Karolina Pliskova Career Details
Karolina picked up the tennis sport at the young age of 4 and went on to begin her professional career in 2009. In 2010, she won her first major tennis tournament at the 2010 Australian Open junior title after defeating Laura Robson in the girl’s final. Her first Grand Slam tournament was at the French Open in 2012. A year later, she won her first Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) title at the Malaysian Open tournament.
She rose to the positions to be ranked number one in the WTA ranking in 2017, making her just the sixth woman to achieve this feat in the history of professional tennis. Karolina came close to winning her first Grand Slam finals in the 2016 US Open but lost to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the finals. Some of her notable face-offs in which she came out victorious include, defeating Johanna Konta in the 2019 Rome’s Internazioni BNL d’Italia to claim her biggest title on clay and clinch the number two spot in the women’s ranking. Earlier in the year, she defeated top opponents like Simona Halep, in the Miami Open semi-finals, and Serena Williams in the Australian Open tournament. Her current coach is Daniel Vallverdu. The tennis star announced her current coach after she decided to part ways with Conchita Martinez.
She has won sixteen singles career titles, five doubles career titles and boasts of over 600 wins in 900 matches played. According to the WTA Tour website, she is currently ranked as the sixth-best player in the world and has not fallen outside the top ten since she made her debut into the top ten rankings in 2015.
Karolina Pliskova Net Worth
According to Forbes, Karolina has an estimated net worth of $15 million. She is one of the highest-earning athletes in the female category. She got a clothing endorsement deal from Fila in 2016 and used to wear Mizuno clothing before that. Also, she used Babolat racquets as well.
Karolina Pliskova Dating History And Marriage Details
Karolina Pliskova is married to Michael Hrdlicka, her longtime boyfriend and agent. In 2018, the couple got married in a secret unexpected marriage at Monte Carlo. It was reported by Tennisworldusa.org that the marriage took place in front of only 20 guests. Her husband worked as a television presenter before becoming her agent. Karolina has not been reported to having any kids.
Karolina Pliskova Family Details With Parents And Siblings
Her parents are Radek and Martina Pliskova, while her sibling is Kristyna Pliskova, who is her identical twin. Karolina has openly attributed her successful career to her parents’ involvements. She stated in an interview with tennis.com that she and her sister started playing tennis because of her parents. Her father, Radek used to play ice hockey, and he was the only athlete that they looked up to in the family.
Karolina’s sister, Kristyna, is also a professional tennis player. The sisters have competed together in a tennis doubles tournament in several occasions. She reached a WTA ranking of number 35 in 2017 and has won the sole meeting against Karolina in a tournament. The sisters got the inspiration to play tennis while watching former tennis stars like Martina Hingis, Marat Safin and Monica Seles.
Karolina Pliskova Body Measurements
Karolina has the best physical attributes that a female tennis athlete could ever wish for. She stands at a height of 6”1 and weighs close to 72 kg in weight. Other body measurements include a bust size of 35 inches, a waist size of 25 inches and 35 inches in hip size. Her eye colour is green and her hair colour is blonde.
Cars And Houses
Karolina Pliskova has several cars including a Porshe car that came as a prize alongside the win in Stuttgart Open. She also drives a BMW car. Presently, the tennis superstar lives in a luxurious house with her husband in Monte Carlo, Monaco.