Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova will square off in the semifinal of WTA Finals for the 5th time of their career. They are scheduled to compete on Saturday at 8 pm on Centre Court.

Ashleigh Barty: results and record

Currently world no. 1 Ashleigh reached the semifinal after defeating Belinda Bencic 5-7 6-1 6-2 and Petra Kvitova 6-4 6-2.

Her best result of the season was winning the title in Miami where she overcame Karolina Pliskova in the final 7-6(1) 6-3 and in Paris where she beat Marketa Vondrousova in the final 6-1 6-3 and in Birmingham where she defeated Julia Goerges in the final 6-3 7-5.

Ashleigh has a 50-12 win-loss record in 2019, 2-1 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).

Barty on her season

The Australian commented: “It’s really exciting. I think this year’s been an incredible year, and this week we’ve kind of come into it like a bonus week. It’s an opportunity to play against the best of the best, and to have another opportunity now, in the semifinals of a massive tournament, is really exciting.”

Last year in Shenzhen

Ashleigh didn’t play in Shenzhen in 2018.

Karolina Pliskova: results and record

Ranked no. 2, Karolina reached the semifinal after defeating Bianca Vanessa Andreescu 6-3 ret. and Simona Halep 6-0 2-6 6-4 after a sheer roller coaster.

Her best result of the current season was managing to win the title in Brisbane where she defeated Lesya Tsurenko in the final 4-6 7-5 6-2 and in Rome where she overcame Johanna Konta in the final 6-3 6-4 and in Eastbourne where she defeated Angelique Kerber in the final 6-1 6-4 and in Zhengzhou where she beat Petra Martic in the final 6-3 6-2.

Karolina has a 51-15 win-loss record in 2019, 2-1 on indoor hard courts (See FULL STATS).

Karolina on playing Barty

After beating Simona HAlep, the Czech reflected on playing the semifinal against Ashleigh to comment:

“Of course, she’s World No.1, it’s going to be extremely difficult. She’s also great on this surface. It suits her well. We did practice last week. It’s not impossible. Of course, my goal now is to go little bit more than last two years.”

Last year in Shenzhen

Karolina didn’t compete in Shenzhen in 2018.

WTA Finals Live score and result Ashleigh Barty vs. Karolina Pliskova

Follow the live score and result of this match as soon as it starts

1st
Barty
Pliskova
4-6
4
6
4
5
3
5
3
4
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0
2nd
Barty
Pliskova
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
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2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Barty
Pliskova
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
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2
2
2
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1
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3rd
Barty 6-3
Barty
Pliskova
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3
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3
5
2
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2
2
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1
1
1
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Serves
BartyPliskova
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3
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BartyPliskova
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3
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BartyPliskova
5
2
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
2
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BartyPliskova
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2nd
Barty 6-2
Barty
Pliskova
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BartyPliskova
6
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BartyPliskova
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0
BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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1st
Pliskova 6-4
Barty
Pliskova
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4
5
3
5
3
4
2
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Serves
BartyPliskova
4
6
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A
BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
3
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BartyPliskova
3
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15
BartyPliskova
2
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BartyPliskova
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A
BartyPliskova
2
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A
BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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BartyPliskova
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Prediction and head to head Ashleigh Barty vs. Karolina Pliskova

This will be the 5th time that Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova play each other. The head to head is 2-2 for Barty and Pliskova (see full H2H stats), but they have never competed against each other on indoor hard courts.

The last time that they squared off, Barty won 7-61 6-3 in the final in Miami back in March 2019.

Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Barty
WWWLWLWWWW
Pliskova
LWWLLLWWWW
2019 2018 2017
52 - 12
51 - 16
29-8
Hard
32-9
4-1
I Hard
2-2
11-2
Clay
8-3
8-1
Grass
9-2

 

Upcoming matches

  • Ashleigh BartyBartyKarolina PliskovaPliskova (2-2) – See H2H details
  • Elina SvitolinaSvitolinaBelinda BencicBencic (1-2) – See H2H details

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