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Kristyna Pliskova upsets twin Karolina

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BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) The first meeting of identical twins in WTA Tour history ended with an upset as Kristyna Pliskova overcame a ranking gap of more than 100 places to beat Karolina at the grass-court Birmingham Classic on Wednesday.

Kristyna, ranked No. 112, won 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7) against her No. 3-ranked sister from the Czech Republic.

It was their first match against each other in the main draw of a WTA event, and the 10th meeting of sisters on the tour.

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