• 11-JUL-2017

FILA Tennis Athlete Karolina Pliskova Becomes New WTA Tour World #1

(FILA Global) - FILA tennis athlete Karolina Pliskova will become the new #1 player on the WTA Tour, when the rankings are released on Monday. This marks a career-high ranking for Pliskova and she is the 23rd woman to hold the #1 spot.

Pliskova's dominant serve and consistent, powerful play have been among the factors that have led to her 2017 success thus far. She has already secured three WTA titles this season, including wins at the Brisbane International and the Qatar Open. Most recently, she was crowned the women’s singles champion at the Eastbourne International. In addition, Pliskova reached the quarterinal round at the 2017 Australian Open and the semifinal round at the 2017 French Open.