Pliskova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup after Kvitova pulls out

Tennis 01/30/19, 11:30

Karolina Pliskova will be the top player for defending Fed Cup champion Czech Republic in its first-round meeting with Romania, after Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova pulled out.Pliskova lost in the Australian Open semifinals this month to Naomi Osaka, who then defeated Kvitova in the final.Katerina Siniakova, who won both ...

Ram-Krejcikova combine to win Australian Open mixed doubles

Tennis 01/26/19, 09:05

First-time partners Rajeev Ram and Barbora Krejcikova are Grand Slam mixed doubles champions.The U.S.-Czech combination beat Australian wildcards John-Patrick Smith and Astra Sharma 7-6 (3), 6-1 to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title on Saturday.Krejcikova, who is ranked No. 1 in doubles, shared the 2018 French Open and Wimbledon ...

Stosur, Zhang upset women’s doubles top seeds in Australia

Tennis 01/21/19, 21:52

Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai have combined for an upset 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) women's doubles quarterfinal win over top-ranked Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Day 9 at the Australian Open.Krejcikova and Siniakova won the French Open and Wimbledon doubles titles last year and reached the semifinals at the ...

Czechs beat defending champion US 3-0 in Fed Cup final

Sports 11/11/18, 11:07

Katerina Siniakova won the first reverse singles on Sunday to lead the Czech Republic to its sixth Fed Cup title in eight years.Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic returns with a backhand to Sofia Kenin of the United States during their tennis match of the Fed Cup Final between Czech ...

Czechs lead defending champ US 2-0 in Fed Cup final

Sports 11/10/18, 15:20

Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova won their singles for the Czech Republic to take a commanding 2-0 over the defending champion United States in the Fed Cup final on Saturday.Strycova rallied from a set down to defeat Sofia Kenin 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4.Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic celebrates after ...

Kenin to open Fed Cup final for US against Strycova

Tennis 11/09/18, 08:38

Sofia Kenin will face Barbora Strycova in the opening singles match when the defending champion United States plays the Czech Republic in Fed Cup final.Alison Riske was drawn to play Katerina Siniakova in the second singles match on Saturday on an indoor hardcourt at the O2 Arena.In Sunday's reverse singles, ...

Pliskova out of Fed Cup final, Krejcikova in for Czechs

Tennis 11/03/18, 17:05

World No. 8 Karolina Pliskova has been ruled out of the Czech Republic team in the Fed Cup final against the defending champion United States next weekend due to calf muscle and wrist injuries.The Czech team says Pliskova was injured last week during the WTA Finals in Singapore, where she ...

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