Roland Garros: Karolina Pliskova eliminated in the third round by Petra Martic

Roland Garros: Karolina Pliskova eliminated in the third round by Petra Martic


Czech tennis player Karolina Pliskova, the second seed in the series, was eliminated in the third round of the 2016 Grand Slam Tournament at the Roland Garros, losing to Croatian Petra Martic 6-3 6-3.

Pliskova, ranked second in the WTA ranking, was beaten by Martic, ranked 31st in the hierarchy, after an hour and 27 minutes of confrontation.

Pliskova's defeat in the 16th round of the Parisian clay court tournament means that Japan's Naomi Osaka will retain the lead in the world ranking, regardless of the result at Roland Garros, where she will play in the third round on Saturday against Czech Katerina Siniakova.



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