• 07-JAN-2017

FILA Tennis Athlete Karolina Pliskova Captures the Brisbane International Title

(FILA Global) - FILA sponsored athlete Karolina Pliskova, has started the 2017 tennis season with a title run at the Brisbane International in Brisbane, Queensland. With this win, Pliskova has secured her 7th WTA Tour title.

Pliskova's dominant serve and powerful play led her to the Brisbane finals. She defeated her opponent Alize Cornet 6-0 6-3 to claim the women's singles crown, dropping only one set the entire tournament.

Following her Brisbane victory, Pliskova will rise to a career-high #5 in the WTA Tour rankings ahead of the this year's first Grand Slam. Pliskova, the women's singles runner-up at the 2016 US Open, will now compete at the Australian Open, beginning on January 16.