Kristyna Pliskova is a Czech tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is world number 86, which she reached on 28 January 2013. Her career high in doubles is world number 92, which she reached on 11 June 2012. sHE was born to Radek and Martina Pliskova, and has a twin sister Karolina, who is also a tennis player. Pliskova began competing professionally in 2005. She played her first ITF junior final at the Malta ITF Junior Tournament in 2006. Pliskova made her Grand Slam debut at the 2010 Australian Open and reached the semifinals. Pliskova played her first WTA Tour qualifications at the 2006 ECM Prague Open, losing to Kirsten Flipkens. In 2007, Pliskova was awarded with a wild card at the 2007 ECM Prague Open but lost to the first seed Marion Bartoli. In 2008, Pliskova won a wild card for the 2008 ECM Prague Open in both singles and doubles. Pliskova won her first ITF title in May 2010 in Kurume, beating her sister in the final. In 2011, Pliskova was given a wild card into the qualifying rounds of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. The following year, Pliskova qualified for the 2012 Wimbledon Championships and won her first grand slam main draw match.