Plíšková beats compatriot Šafářová in French Open

The Czech women’s number one Karolína Plíšková has knocked another compatriot out of tennis’s French Open. After overcoming Barbora Krejčíková in the first round in Paris, the 26-year-old beat Lucie Šafářová in the second on Thursday.

However, Plíšková had to come from behind before winning 3-6 6-4 6-1 against Šafářová, who has hinted she may quit tennis this year.

Author: Ian Willoughby