Who Is Karolína Plíšková’s Husband Michal Hrdlička?

Published 12/22/2019, 1:28 PM EST


Currently ranked No. 2 in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Karolína Plíšková has several wins to her name. She has won fifteen singles and five doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as 10 singles and six doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. In 2017, she was ranked as world No. 1. Her personal life is extremely secretive but a lot is known about Karolína Plíšková’s husband.

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Plíšková is married to Michal Hrdlička, who has worked as sports commentator and presenter. He is also Plíšková’s manager. According to various news outlets, he was fired from his job at TV Nova after videos of him urinating on the road while drunk emerged online in 2016.

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Karolína Plíšková’s husband also has a daughter named Linda, who was born on June 25, 2014, with Lucie Borhyová who was his colleague at TV Nova.

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The couple got married in July 2018 at a secretive ceremony in Monte Carlo. Only Plíšková’s and Hrdlička’s closest friends and family were present. Michl’s daughter Linda was also present.

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The two dated for 3 years before getting engaged.

“We had it in Monaco, so you had to plan a few things, the dress and everything. For me, I just didn’t want to talk about it. I had tournaments, different schedules. That’s why for you guys it was a surprise”, Plíšková was reported as saying.

Karolína confirmed the engagement at a press conference at the 2017 US Open. She also revealed that they had been engaged since Wimbledon, something a lot of fans had suspected.

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Karolína Plíšková has a twin sister, Kristýna Plíšková, who is also a tennis player. Kristýna is 2 minutes older than Karolína. Her highest world rankings have been No. 35 (singles) in 2017, and No. 51 (doubles) in 2014. Kristýna has won one singles and four doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as nine singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit.

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Aryan Sharma

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Aryan Sharma is a WWE and Tennis author and editor at EssentiallySports. Being a journalism graduate from Delhi University, he combines his love for creating content with an astute knowledge of almost three eras of professional wrestling. He's also a Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova fan and likes to write on the social impact of these two legends beyond their achievements on the tennis court.

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