Australian Open 2019: Seventh seed Karolina Pliskova through to second round

WION Web Team
Melbourne VIC, Australia Updated: Jan 15, 2019, 02:36 PM(IST)

Karolina Pliskova celebrates her victory over fellow Czech Karolina Muchova in Australian Open. Photograph:( AFP )

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The 26-year-old took just 69 minutes to defeat her compatriot. 

Seventh seed Karolina Pliskova brushed aside fellow Czech Karolina Muchova 6-3, 6-2 to reach the Australian Open second round on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old took just 69 minutes to defeat her compatriot. 

"It's a good start, I'm happy I didn't have to spend too much time on the court. I don't know why but I always play good tennis here (in Australia)," she said.
 
Pliskova has made the quarter-finals in her last two appearances at Melbourne Park and entered this year's tournament on a high after winning the Brisbane International warm-up.

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