New year, new gear III. Pliskova moves to Fila
More player movements to report on, with thanks to Emman Damian who gave us the original heads up. Karolina Pliskova has switched from Li-Ning to Fila. Here she is wearing some of the brand’s current Platinum line.
UPDATE 9/9 – Here’s what Pliskova is wearing at the U.S. Open 2016:
FILA has confirmed the multi-year endorsement agreement with Pliskova of the Czech Republic.
“We are thrilled to welcome Karolina Pliskova to the FILA family. Karolina’s combination of athleticism, drive and grace, align with our core values and make her a wonderful addition to our tennis roster. She has already achieved great success in her young career and we look forward to watching her continue to climb the ranks.” – Gene Yoon, Global Chairman of FILA.
Her outfit above is also from Fila’s latest Platinum group.
Pliskova, age 23, is currently the #11 ranked player on the WTA Tour. She turned pro in 2009 and has since been a top competitor. In August 2015, she achieved a career-high ranking of #7. She has won four singles titles and four doubles titles on the WTA Tour. She also played for the Czech Fed Cup team that won its ninth title in November 2015.
“I am excited to join the elite group of athletes who have worn FILA throughout the years. I appreciate the company’s commitment to performance and style and I can’t wait to showcase FILA’s latest range of apparel on the court.”,” – Karolina Pliskova