"I'm very happy to win my first ever WTA title," Pliskova said. "My game was not as expected, however it's not easy to win any tournament.
"Wuhan, it's really one of my favorite cities," said Kvitova after winning her second title in three years in the city.
Angelique Kerber beat Karolina Pliskova in a tight three-set battle in the finals of the Bank of the West Classic on Sunday to match Serena Williams for most tournament titles this season.
Oct 1 (Gracenote) - Result from the Tashkent Open Women's Singles Final on Saturday Kristyna Pliskova (Czech Republic) beat 4-Nao Hibino (Japan) 6-3 2-6 6-3
Karolina Pliskova put in a gritty performance to win her fifth WTA Tour title at the Aegon Open in Nottingham.