(FILA Global) - FILA sponsored tennis athlete Karolina Pliskova and the Czech Republic team, have defeated France to win the 2016 Fed Cup title. This marks the second Fed Cup crown for Pliskova, as she also helped lead the Czech team to victory in 2015. During this year's final, Pliskova secured an impressive a 6-3 4-6 16-14 win over Kristina Mladenovic, with the longest ever third set played in a Fed Cup final. Her doubles victory with teammate Borbara Strycova, sealed the title for the Czech Republic.
The Czech Republic continues its dominance in Fed Cup play. With this victory, the team captured its fifth title in six years and third consecutive title. Pliskova is currently the top ranked Czech player and the #6 ranked player on the WTA Tour.
The Fed Cup win caps off a successful 2016 season for Pliskova. She also won the Western & Southern Open title in Cincinnati and she was a women's singles finalist at the US Open.