Since her professional debut in 2006, Karolina Pliskova has won a number of trophies. Pliskova, who is known for her strong serve and forehand, has won 16 singles and five doubles championships on the WTA circuit, as well as ten singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Circuit and more than $20 million in prize money.
She reached her first Grand Slam final at the 2016 US Open, but was beaten in three sets by Angelique Kerber. Pliskova won the girls’ singles category at the 2010 Australian Open when she was a junior, defeating Laura Robson in the final.
Titles won by Karolina Pliskova
Karolina Pliskova earned her first WTA Tour victory in 2013 at the Malaysian Open. She beat numerous ranked women on her way to the final, when she defeated American Bethanie Mattek-Sands in three sets. Pliskova was a member of the Fed Cup-winning team in 2015. It was her maiden Fed Cup championship, as she triumphed in both singles and doubles finals. In 2016, she won the Western & Southern Open for the first time, defeating Angelique Kerber in straight sets in the final. Pliskova made it to the finals of the 2016 US Open. She advanced to the finals after defeating Venus and Serena Williams, but fell to Kerber in the title match despite winning the second set and being 3–1 up in the final set.
Karolina Pliskova was rated World No. 1 in July after reaching the quarterfinals of the 2017 French Open. She was the sixth player to reach the top of the rankings without ever winning a Grand Slam title. She was the first female player to achieve that achievement, hailing from the Czech Republic. Her most significant victories were in the 2019 Rome Masters and the 2016 Cincinnati Masters. Karolina Pliskova is currently ranked at number 6 in the WTA rankings.