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|Real Name/Full Name||Karolina Hrdlickova|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Karolina Pliskova|
|Birth Place:||Louny, Czechoslovakia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||21 March 1992|
|Age/How Old:||30 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 187 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 72 Kg|
In Pounds – 160 lbs.
|Parents Name:||Father – Radek Pliskova |
Mother – Martina Pliskova
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Michal Hrdlicka|
|Profession:||Professional Tennis player|
|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Karolina Pliskova is a famous Czech professional tennis maestro. Her fame hit the highest notch when she secured the first position in the Women’s Tennis Association in July 2017 in the ladies’ singles. Her skill and power at serving and her forehand are her marks of distinction in the game.
Biography and Early Life
Pliskova was born back on 21 March 1992, when the Czech Republic was still known as Czechoslovakia. She was lucky to have both her parents, Radek Plisek and Martina Pliskova. She has a sister, Krystina, who is her twin, just two minutes older than she is. They grew up together in Louny, Czechoslovakia, together with her twin sister. Krystina is also a tennis player, which may not come as a surprise since they are twins with so much in common.
The two spent most of their time perfecting their skill in tennis as they grew older. Karolina was brought up in a God-fearing family with Christian values.
Information on Karolina’s academic experience is not available. She is not vocal about her educational qualifications. It is known, though, that she completed her high school studies at a local high school in Louny, in the Czech Republic. Without a doubt, she has a decent level of education that can be deduced from the decorum she showcases in the public, her decency and modesty notwithstanding. Whether or not she studied further is not available in the public domain.
Personal Life: Husband, Boyfriend, Kids, Wedding,
Karolina is in a beautiful marriage with her long-time boyfriend, Mechel Hrdlicka, with whom they have been together for about four years now. Mechel is a former sports analyst and anchor at TV Nova.
They had been dating for some years before she got engaged to Mechel in 2017, as the London Wimbledon season was on. Their exchange of vows remained a secret until later in the year when they broke the news in a press conference in the US Open, after which they held a public wedding in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Only family members and close friends were in attendance. They are deeply in love, and they often flaunt their photos on social media. Mechel has a daughter, Linda, from a previous relationship with Lucie Borhyova, a TV Nova workmate. There are no rumors of any difficulties in their marriage whatsoever.
Is Karolina Pliskova Lesbian/Gay?
Karolina is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. There is no information that points towards her being either gay or bisexual. As a matter of fact, she is in a happy relationship with her husband, Mechel, who is also her sports manager.
Karolina started her professional tennis career in 2010, winning her first match against Laura Robson. She participated in the 2012 French Open and proceeded all the way to the finals, where she lost. She won her first WTA title in the Malaysian Open and the Generali Ladies Linz, where they played doubles with her sister. In 2014, she did different tournaments and ended the year at the 24th rank.
She did better in 2015, winning victory for her national team. She nevertheless lost in six final matches in spite of her grand performance. She shot to the 3rd rank globally in 2017 after succeeding in the Australian Open quarter-finals. She hit the number one position in July 2017, becoming the first contender for attaining the position without playing the Grand Slam Tournament, which marked the apex of her career.
She also won the mixed doubles held in Brisbane, Australia, in 2020, alongside many other record performances in Australia. Right before the COVID-19 virus disruptions, she was the world’s third-best tennis player for the ladies. 2021 was not favorable for her. Her performances were considered poor, and her position dropped to World No. 9. Currently, she is in great form, playing doubles with her sister in the 2021 French Open.
Awards and Achievements
Karolina was awarded her first Bagel award in 2017. In the same year, she was awarded the Best Tennis Player of The Year. Alongside these awards, she has received colossal amounts of career prize money after her victorious performances.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Karolina Pliskova in 2023
Karolina’s net worth is estimated at $15 Million. Her mainstream source of income is her professional tennis career. More money flows from other sponsorship deals and endorsements.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Pliskova is a tattoo fan and has three know tattoos on her skin.
- She is popular on Instagram, has a following of over 380K people.
- Her boyfriend proposed to her with a diamond ring.
- She donates some of her funds for charity
- Paulo Coelho is a high inspiration for her.
Karolina is an icon to be emulated. Her focus, resilience, and dedication to her career behold lessons everyone could learn from.