Who is Katie Boulter? Everything you need to know about Karolina Pliskova's Wimbledon 2022 opponent


With teenage sensation Emma Raducanu eliminated by Caroline Garcia in the second round, Britain's hopes in the Wimbledon 2022 Women's Singles championship looked to have been dashed.

The baton has since been picked up by British wildcard entry Katie Boulter, who will face World No.7 Karolina Pliskova on Centre Court on Thursday afternoon.

The 25-year-old is a relative unknown to casual tennis fans, so let's take a look at her career to date.

Who is Katie Boulter?

Katie Boulter will be aiming to reach the third round of the Wimbledon Women's Singles championship for the first time on Thursday afternoon when she takes on Wimbledon sixth-seed Karolina Pliskova on Centre Court.

The 25-year-old is currently ranked 118th in the world and has never progressed beyond the second round of a Grand Slam tournament.

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The Leicester-born player is a relative unknown in the women's tennis scene having peaked at World No.82, but a first-round straight sets victory over exciting French youngster Clara Burel has turned heads ahead of this massive Centre Court clash.

Where to Watch Katie Boulter vs Karolina Pliskova

British tennis fans will be able to watch Katie Boulter vs Karolina Pliskova live on BBC One. Wimbledon 2022 games will be available on the BBC Red Button throughout the day.

Those with a TV license will be able to stream the game on the go through the BBC iPlayer app.

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