43 Facts About Anastasia Potapova


Anastasia Sergeyevna Potapova was born on 30 March 2001 and is a Russian professional tennis player.


Anastasia Potapova is a former junior world No 1, as well as the 2016 Wimbledon Championships girls' singles champion.


Anastasia Potapova has had large success on the junior tour including a semifinal at the 2016 French Open, quarterfinals at the 2016 Australian Open and the 2015 Wimbledon Championships and doubles finals at the 2015 US Open and the 2016 French Open.


Anastasia Potapova won the 2016 Wimbledon Championships girls' title, defeating Dayana Yastremska in the final.


Anastasia Potapova defeated rival Amanda Anisimova in the final at an $25k event held in Curitiba.


Anastasia Potapova then made her debut at a WTA event, having received a wild card to compete in the qualifying rounds of the Premier Mandatory event in Miami, defeating Maria Sakkari for her first top-100 win before falling to Jana Cepelova in straight sets.


Anastasia Potapova was handed another wildcard, this time into the qualifying draw of Wimbledon.


Anastasia Potapova pounced on her chances, steering through all her matches in straight sets to make her Grand Slam main-draw debut defeating Elizaveta Kulichkova in the last round.


Anastasia Potapova started 2018 with a final appearance at the Sharm El Sheikh $15k event, but was upset by world No 769, Yuliya Hatouka.


Anastasia Potapova then played in her second WTA Tour main-draw match at the St Petersburg Trophy, where she finally earned her first main-draw win against Tatjana Maria, in straight sets.


Anastasia Potapova made her Fed Cup debut for Russia, but lost to the higher-ranked Viktoria Kuzmova and was unable to lead her country to the victory on that weekend.


Anastasia Potapova ousted the 64th-ranked Monica Niculescu but was unable to close out her run as she was defeated by second seed Vera Lapko.


Anastasia Potapova was given the chance to participate in yet another WTA event, and entered the Moscow River Cup with the help of a wild card.


Anastasia Potapova defeated two top-100 players and came out of nowhere to make her maiden WTA final, but faltered at the last hurdle as she fell to fellow 17-year-old Olga Danilovic in a historic clash between the new generation.


Anastasia Potapova led by a break in the deciding set, but failed to close out the win but still managed to make her top-150 debut with this amazing run.


Anastasia Potapova lost in the final round of qualifying at the US Open to Julia Glushko but rebounded to qualify for her third WTA Tour main-draw appearance at the Tashkent Open.


Anastasia Potapova defeated Stefanie Vogele and exacted revenge for her Moscow loss against Olga Danilovic in the second round.


Anastasia Potapova then trounced Kateryna Kozlova in the semifinals to set up an all-Russian final with Margarita Gasparyan, where she was defeated with a one-sided scoreline.


Anastasia Potapova's season ended with a tough, but encouraging loss to eventual semifinalist and eighth seed Anett Kontaveit in the opening round of the Kremlin Cup despite leading by a break in the final set.


Anastasia Potapova received entry to the main draw of the Australian Open and played her first match against Pauline Parmentier, defeating her in straight sets.


Anastasia Potapova then backed it up with a strong semifinal finish at the Hungarian Ladies Open, beating Sorana Cirstea in a final-set tiebreak.


Anastasia Potapova partnered Vlada Koval to win the dead doubles rubber.


Anastasia Potapova won her second career WTA Tour doubles title at the Ladies Open Lausanne with Yana Sizikova and proceeded to reach the semifinals of the Baltic Open where she lost to Sevastova in straight sets.


Anastasia Potapova lost in the first round of the US Open to Coco Gauff in three sets, before making the second round at the Korea Open where she injured her ankle against Magda Linette.


Anastasia Potapova ended her season with a first-round loss at the Kremlin Cup to good friend Anna Kalinskaya.


Anastasia Potapova started the new season at the Brisbane International where she lost in the final round of qualifying to Yulia Putintseva.


Anastasia Potapova lost in the third round to tenth seed Serena Williams despite holding multiple set points.


In Doha, Anastasia Potapova lost in the second round of qualifying to Jessica Pegula.


Anastasia Potapova ended up losing to eventual finalist Barbora Krejcikova.


Anastasia Potapova lost in the first round to Anastasija Sevastova.


Anastasia Potapova was defeated in the second round by eventual champion Sorana Cirstea.


Anastasia Potapova was then defeated in the first round of Wimbledon by Donna Vekic.


Anastasia Potapova crashed out of the US Open in the first round against 23rd seed Jessica Pegula in straight sets.


Anastasia Potapova then lost to second seed Petra Kvitova, in three sets.


Anastasia Potapova made her third quarterfinal of the year at the Astana Open, where she defeated Mladenovic for the third time this year.


Anastasia Potapova's season ended with first-round defeats at the Kremlin Cup against Simona Halep and the Transylvania Open against Tomljanovic .


Anastasia Potapova started her season brightly at the Melbourne Summer Set 1, where she reached the quarterfinals but lost to compatriot Veronika Kudermetova in three sets.


Anastasia Potapova suffered first-round exits at the St Petersburg Ladies' Trophy, Monterrey Open and the Indian Wells Open, and failure to defend her points from Dubai in 2021 meant that she fell out of the top 100.


Anastasia Potapova made the semifinals of the Hamburg European Open, losing in straight sets to world No 2, Anett Kontaveit.


Anastasia Potapova reached a career-high ranking of No 52 in doubles on 1 August 2022.


In March 2023, the WTA issued a formal warning to Anastasia Potapova for wearing a T-shirt of Russian soccer team Spartak Moscow before a match in Indian Wells.


Anastasia Potapova's actions were viewed as a public show of support for her country during its invasion of Ukraine.


Anastasia Potapova said she had supported Spartak since she was 13 and saw no provocation in wearing the shirt.