Karolina Pliskova Closes Gap To Top-Ranked Ashleigh Barty Ahead of Australian Open
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Karolina Pliskova Closes Gap To Top-Ranked Ashleigh Barty Ahead of Australian Open

Dumped out of the Brisbane International last week, Ashleigh Barty retains a comfortable cushion of 1,607 points over Karolina Pliskova, who went on to win the Brisbane title.

Karolina Pliskova Fires Australian Open Warning By Clinching Brisbane International Title
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Karolina Pliskova Fires Australian Open Warning By Clinching Brisbane International Title

Karolina Pliskova's third Brisbane International title in four years and her 16th on the WTA tour, stamps her as one of the favourites for the Australian Open.

Karolina Pliskova Sees Off Naomi Osaka In Epic Brisbane Semi-Final
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Karolina Pliskova Sees Off Naomi Osaka In Epic Brisbane Semi-Final

Karolina Pliskova triumphed 6-7 (10/12), 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 in a two hour, 48 minute marathon and will play eighth seed American Madison Keys in the decider.

Karolina Pliskova Looks To Andy Murray
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Karolina Pliskova Looks To Andy Murray's Former Coach For Grand Slam Breakthrough

Karolina Pliskova has hired Venezuelan coach Daniel Vallverdu with former Ukraine Fed Cup player Olga Savchuk -- a long-time friend -- also joining her team.

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty Wins WTA Player Of The Year Award
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World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty Wins WTA Player Of The Year Award

Ashleigh Barty won four titles in 2019 including the prestigious WTA Finals and finished the year on top of the WTA rankings.

WTA Finals: Ashleigh Barty To Face Elina Svitolina In Title Decider
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WTA Finals: Ashleigh Barty To Face Elina Svitolina In Title Decider

Ashleigh Barty, playing in her WTA Finals debut, will look to cap off a momentous season when she plays Elina Svitolina in Sunday's final.

WTA Finals: Elina Svitolina And Karolina Pliskova Through To Semis
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WTA Finals: Elina Svitolina And Karolina Pliskova Through To Semis

World No.12 Sofia Kenin replaced Bianca Andreescu after the US Open champion suffered a knee injury against Karolina Pliskova on Wednesday.

WTA Finals: Simona Halep Registers Remarkable Comeback Win Over Bianca Andreescu
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WTA Finals: Simona Halep Registers Remarkable Comeback Win Over Bianca Andreescu

WTA Finals: Simona Halep moved on top of Purple Group alongside defending champion Elina Svitolina who earlier beat No.2 seed Karolina Pliskova.

WTA Rankings: Ashleigh Barty Retains Top Position But Faces Tough Task At Wuhan Open
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WTA Rankings: Ashleigh Barty Retains Top Position But Faces Tough Task At Wuhan Open

WTA Rankings: Ashleigh Barty once again retained the top spot in but will have to produce her top performance at Wuhan Open to retain her No. 1 spot.

Karolina Pliskova Struggles Through While Kei Nishikori Cruises At US Open
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Karolina Pliskova Struggles Through While Kei Nishikori Cruises At US Open

Karolina Pliskova struggled into the second round of the US Open on Monday while 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori of Japan needed only 47 minutes to advance.

Naomi Osaka Returns To Number One In WTA Rankings
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Naomi Osaka Returns To Number One In WTA Rankings

Naomi Osaka benefitted from the second round defeat of former number one Ashleigh Barty and the failure of Karolina Pliskova to reach the semis in Toronto.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Reach French Open Fourth Round
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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Reach French Open Fourth Round

Roger Federer is the oldest man to book a last-16 place since Tunisian-born Italian Nicola Pietrangeli, a two-time champion, at the age of 38 in 1972.

French Open: Uncertainty Over Serena Williams Fitness, Naomi Osaka Form
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French Open: Uncertainty Over Serena Williams Fitness, Naomi Osaka Form

Serena Williams heads into this year's French Open with questions surrounding her fitness while Naomi Osaka needs to rediscover her best form to solidify her position at the top of the women's game.

Ashleigh Barty Defeats Karolina Pliskova To Capture WTA Miami Open Title
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Ashleigh Barty Defeats Karolina Pliskova To Capture WTA Miami Open Title

Ashleigh Barty will rise from 11th to number nine in the world rankings and become the first Australian woman since Sam Stosur in June 2013 to crack the top 10.

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams Crashes Out After Losing To Karolina Pliskova
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Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams Crashes Out After Losing To Karolina Pliskova

Serena Williams' bid for her 24th Grand Slam title was brought to a shuddering halt by Karolina Pliskova.

Australian Open: Serena Williams Handed Tough Draw In Quest For Record 24th Slam
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Australian Open: Serena Williams Handed Tough Draw In Quest For Record 24th Slam

Serena Williams is gunning to match Margaret Court's record of singles majors and claim an eighth Australian Open crown.

Karolina Pliskova Storms Into WTA Finals Semis After Beating Petra Kvitova
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Karolina Pliskova Storms Into WTA Finals Semis After Beating Petra Kvitova

Former world number one Karolina Pliskova booked her spot in the semi-finals for the second straight year having also beaten Wozniacki earlier in the tournament.

Karolina Pliskova Floors US Open Champion Naomi Osaka To Win Pan Pacific Open
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Karolina Pliskova Floors US Open Champion Naomi Osaka To Win Pan Pacific Open

Karolina Pliskova needed just 63 minutes to complete a clinical 6-4, 6-4 victory over Naomi Osaka in Tokyo.

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