Kristyna Pliskova is a professional tennis player. Kristyna Pliskova now owns the WTA Tour record for most aces (31) in a single match. She has won one singles title and four doubles win on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit.
Despite this, she attained her career-high ranking of world No. 35 in singles in 2017.
Similarly, she has rated no. 69 in the singles as of 2021, while she has ranked no. 1 in the doubles. 48.
Education and Childhood
Kristyna Pliskova was born on March 21, 1992, in Louny, Czech Republic.
Radek Plisek and Martina Pliskova are her parents.
In addition, she has a twin sister named Karolina Pliskova.
She is two minutes older than Kristyna, which is interesting.
Similar to her twin sister Karolina, she began playing tennis at the age of four.
Unfortunately, no information on her educational background has been discovered.
Earnings & Net Worth
Kristyna Pliskova has approximately $5 million in net worth as of 2022.
She had also won $3.1 million in prize money from various events to date.
As of 2022, her twin sister Karolina’s net worth is expected to be $15 million.
Besides, she has won $19.9 million in prize money so far in her career.
Facts of Kristyna Pliskova
|Full Name||Karolina Pliskova|
|Birth Date||March 21, 1992|
|Birth Place||Louny, Czechoslovakia|
|Nick Name||Not available|
|Father’s Name||Radek Pliskova|
|Mother’s Name||Martina Pliskova|
|Siblings||Karolina Pliskova (Twins)|
|Age||30 years old|
|Height||6 feet (1.84 m)|
|Weight||161 lbs (73 kg)|
|Shoe Size||Not available|
|Body Measurement||36-26-36 inches|
|Boyfriend/ Fiance||Yes; David Hancko|
|Career Earnings||$2.8 million|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Career Titles||1 (Singles), 5 ( Doubles)|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Tennis Merch||Bags, Racket|
|Last Update||June 2022|
Kristyna had been playing tennis since she was a child and began her junior career at the age of 15.
In 2006, she competed in her first ITF junior tournament, the Malta ITF Junior Tournament. In the final, she was defeated by Cristina Sanchez Quintanar.
She made her Grand Slam debut at the 2010 Australian Open when she defeated Timea Babos in the semifinals.
However, she was defeated in the semifinals by Laura Robson. Surprisingly, Robson was defeated in the final by his twin sister Karolina.
She also lost in the first round of the 2010 French Open to Danka Kovini. She also competed in the Aegon International junior event in 2010. She then defeated Tara Moore to become the title.
Pliskova then defeated Sachie Ishizu to win the 2010 Wimbledon Championships – Girls’ Singles.
A Professional Life
At the 2006 ECM Prague Open, the Czech tennis sensation competed in her first WTA Tour qualifiers, but she was defeated by Kirsten Flipkens.
As a result, she began competing on the ITF Circuit.
At the 2007 ECM Prague Open, she was also given a wild card entrance. However, things did not go as planned, and she ended up losing the match to Marion Bartoli.
She also competed in the doubles tournament with her sister Karolina, however, they were eliminated in the first round by Lucie Hradecka and Renata Voracova.
Finally, she won both the singles and doubles events at the 2008 ECM Prague Open. She won the singles title in straight sets against Roberta Vinci.
She also made her first ITF singles final in Pesaro in 2009, when she was defeated by Anastasia Grymalska.
Pliskova won her maiden ITF championship at Kurume, Japan, in 2010, where she defeated her sister in the final.
She did, however, lose in the first round of the 2010 Prague Open to fifth seed Anabel Medina Garrigues. The twins were eliminated in the first round of the doubles event by Klaudia Jans and Alicja Rosolska.
After that, she qualified for the US Open for the first time as a senior in 2011. In the final qualifying round, she was defeated by Lourdes Dominguez Lino.
In 2012, the tennis player defeated Polona Hercog in her debut grand slam main draw match. Meanwhile, she fell in straight sets against Francesca Schiavone, the 24th seed, in the second round.
She also qualified for the 2012 US Open, where she defeated Julia Gorges in the first round. She lost against Mandy Minella in the second round after failing to win the first.
For her, the year 2013 was a barren one. At the Apia International Sydney, Open GDF Suez, Dubai Tennis Championships, and BNP Paribas Open, she fell in the first round of qualification.
At the Brisbane International, Sony Open Tennis, Family Circle Cup, and BNP Paribas Katowice Open, she also lost in the final round of qualification.
She also competed in a $25,000 ITF tournament in Grenoble, France, where she lost to Sandra Zahlavova in the quarterfinals. Then there was another loss at the Oaks Club Challenger.
Kristyna, the second seed, also lost in the Lale Cup quarterfinals. She also lost to Katerina Siniakova in the second round of the Empire Slovak Open.
Injury and the WTA Tournament
Pliskova won two more WTA Tour titles in 2014, this time in doubles with her sister Karolina.
She ultimately won her maiden WTA title in 2016, when she defeated defending champion Nao Hibino in the final of the Tashkent Open.
Aside from that, she set a new WTA record for most aces in a match (31) with her performance.
Krystina’s passion and hard work added color to her profession. In 2017, she was able to bring home four prizes.
The Ricoh Open, Mallorca Open, Aegon International, and Wimbledon Championships were among her victories.
Similarly, she reached the final of an ITF 80K event in Prague but had to withdraw from the following two events due to an electric fan injury to her finger.
Then she fell in the second round of the US Open to Magdalena Rybarikova.
Karolina takes on Kristyna
Krystina and her sister Karolina competed in the main draw of the 2019 Birmingham Classic.
They became the first identical twins to compete against each other in WTA history.
Surprisingly, she triumphed over her sister.
Similarly, she lost in the semifinals of the 2020 Prague Open to Elise Mertens.
She also began the 2021 season at the Yarra Valley Classic, where she was defeated by Vera Zvonareva in the second round.
Similarly, she was upset in the first round of the Australian Open by Heather Watson.
Speaking of her twin sister Karolina, a former world No. 1 singles player who ascended to the top of the WTA rankings on July 17, 2017, and remained there for eight weeks.
Similarly, as of October 2020, she is rated No. 6 in the world.
The most impressive aspect is that she has consistently ranked in the top ten since late 2016.
Karolina is also recognized for her strong serve and forehand.
She has won 16 WTA singles titles and 5 doubles win, as well as 10 ITF singles and 6 doubles titles and over $4 million in prize money.
Bonding between sisters
The relationship between the twin sisters appears to be stunning. Furthermore, they had both been playing tennis since they were four years old.
Similarly, they had won trophies as a team in doubles at other competitions. Aside from that, they’d also squared off in court.
As a result, they were the first identical twins to compete against each other in WTA history.
They are, nevertheless, each other’s most ardent supporters and fiercest adversaries on the court.
Boyfriend, Engagement, and Kids
Kristyna Pliskova is dating David Hancko at the moment.
He is a Slovak professional footballer who currently plays for Sparta Prague in the Czech First League.
They began dating in 2020, according to a social media post. The couple appears to be content and attractive. On social media, they express their love and support.
Aside from that, the two just married in December 2021. In addition, they revealed that the couple was expecting their first child.
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Height, Weight, and Age
Kristyna Pliskova is 30 years old as of 2022. In addition, she has a birthday on March 21st.
Her zodiac sign is Aries, according to her birth date.
The Aries lady, on the other hand, is noted for being ambitious, daring, and outspoken.
Pliskova is also 6 feet (1.84 meters) tall with blonde hair and green eyes.
She also weighs 161 pounds (73 kg). Aside from that, she has the ideal physical measurements of 36-26-36.
Social Media Presence
She is more active on Instagram than most. Moreover, she frequently shares photos of herself with her boyfriend and sister on Instagram.
She has 135k followers on Instagram, 21.7K Twitter followers, and 21.7k likes on Facebook.