Karolina Pliskova wins Malaysian Open title

  • Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated American Bethanie Mattek- Sands in Sunday's final at the Malaysian Open.

    Pliskova won by 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 margin to win her first career WTA singles title.

    Mattek-Sands, playing in her fourth career WTA title match, is yet to win after failing in the finals at Quebec City in 2008 and 2010 as well as losing in the 2011 Hobart title match.