Kristyna Pliskova is a Czech professional tennis player. She has won one singles and four doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit. On July 31, 2017, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No 35.
Kristyna Pliskova was born in Louny, Czech Republic, and has an identical twin sister, Karolina Pliskova, who is also a tennis player, and a former world No 1. She began competing professionally in 2005. She played her first ITF junior final at the Malta ITF Junior Tournament in 2006, losing to Cristina Sanchez Quintanar. Kristyna Pliskova made her Grand Slam debut at the 2010 Australian Open and reached the semifinals.
Kristyna Pliskova won the 2010 Wimbledon Championships Junior Girls tournament, beating Sachie Ishizu in straight sets.
She currently holds the record for the most aces (31) in a match on the WTA Tour, which she set in a second-round match against Monica Puig at the 2016 Australian Open.
The highest Grand Slam achievement for Kristyna Pliskova was reaching the third round on Australian Open in 2017 and Wimbledon in 2015. She had also reached second round at French Open in 2020 and the US Open in 2012, 2017, 2019.