Fila has extended its partnership with Karolina Pliskova, the world number eight and global tennis star.
Pliskova’s endorsement started in 2016 and over the last two years, she has won five singles titles, reaching the finals of the U.S. Open in 2016 and rose to the world number-one ranking in 2017.
“Karolina has proven year-after-year that she is one of the top female athletes in the world and we couldn’t be more excited to continue our partnership with her,” said Gene Yoon, global chairman of Fila. “We look forward to being a part of her continued success for many years to come.”
“I have really enjoyed my partnership with Fila over the last few years, and am excited they will continue to support me and my career,” added Pliskova. “I appreciate their commitment to delivering the highest performance footwear and apparel that not only looks amazing, but also helps me achieve my best on court.”
The 26-year-old Czech tennis player just came off a strong year. She completed the 2018 season by reaching the semifinals of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals; won two singles titles, at Stuttgart and Tokyo, and reached a third final at the Tianjin Open. She advanced to the semifinals at Brisbane and Madrid and added back-to-back quarterfinal appearances at Indian Wells and Miami. As for her Grand Slams performance, she reached the quarterfinals this year at both the Australian and U.S. Open.