Plíšková knocked out in quarter-finals in Melbourne

Karolína Plíšková has failed to reach the semi-finals of tennis’s Australian Open. The Czech, who was ranked 30th in Melbourne, was beaten 6-3 7-6 by Magda Linette of Poland in Wednesday’s quarter-finals.

By contrast Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková did make it to the semi-finals in the doubles. The Czechs overcame the US-Dutch pairing of Desirae Krawczyk and Demi Schuurs 6-3 6-2.

Author: Ian Willoughby