American Collins extended her win streak to 12 matches - a run that saw her claim back-to-back titles in Palermo and San Jose
Dubai Open: Garbine Muguruza fights back from set down to beat Aryna Sabalenka, to face Elise Mertens
The Spaniard, a runner-up in Doha last week, bounced back from a set down to eliminate the third-seeded Sabalenka 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 and set up a showdown with Belgium’s Elise Mertens.
Ankita will become only the second player to crack the doubles top-100 since Sania Mirza, who is a six-time Grand Slam champion.
Australian Open 2021: For some, facing a Grand Slam legend means a dream come true. And a lopsided defeat
It is a tricky balance when someone of Cameron Norrie’s ilk — ranked 69th and, until this week, the owner of a grand total of six wins in Grand Slam matches — goes up against someone of Rafa Nadal’s stature on one of their sport’s biggest stages.
Serena Williams had 31 unforced errors but wore down Russian Anastasia Potapova 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 in 97 minutes on Rod Laver Arena to set up a clash with seventh seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus.
Australian Open 2021: Injury-hit Novak Djokovic overcomes Taylor Fritz to reach last 16; Dominic Thiem ousts Nick Kyrgios
In the now-empty stadium, a grimacing Djokovic, who needed repeated treatment on an abdominal injury, recovered from losing the third and fourth sets to beat Fritz 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2.
Saint Petersburg 2020: Petra Kvitova withdraws from quarter-final clash against Ekaterina Alexandrova through illness
Kvitova said the unspecified illness had bothered her during Thursday's three-set win over Alison van Uytvanck
Australian Open 2020: Serena Williams moves into second round with win over Anastasia Potapova; Coco Gauff ousts Venus Williams
Buoyed by securing her first WTA title as a mother in Auckland two weeks ago, the 38-year-old American great kept her stay out on Rod Laver Arena to a minimum with a 6-0 6-3 trouncing of Anastasia Potapova in under an hour.
Wildcard Coco Gauff had to battle back to register a win in first round after losing the first set in a back-and-forth thriller.
Wimbledon 2019: Anastasia Potapova loses to Petra Martic on Court 16, but she’s likely to feature on Centre Court in future
You get the feeling Potapova feature on Centre Court in the future; she just needs to dial down her aggression long enough for her obvious talent to shine through.
French Open 2019: How Angelique Kerber was ousted by 18-year-old Anastasia Potapova; Muguruza survives Round 1 exit scare
What did not help Kerber's cause was the fact that Potapova, standing firm at the baseline, sent shots all over court, and the German, still recovering from her right ankle injury, was not able to chase them all down
French Open 2019: Angelique Kerber suffers shock first round exit after straight sets loss to Russia's Anastasia Potapova
Fifth-seeded Wimbledon champion Kerber slumped to a 6-4, 6-2 defeat to 18-year-old Potapova who was making her French Open debut.
Australian Open 2019: USA's Madison Keys beats Anastasia Potapova in humid conditions to set up clash with Elise Mertens
American Madison Keys prevailed in humid conditions Thursday to set up a testing Australian Open third round challenge against Belgium's Elise Mertens.
Brisbane International: Naomi Osaka cruises to reach quarter-final; Johanna Konta sends Sloane Stephens packing
Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka cruised past Australian qualifier Destanee Aiava to reach the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International on Tuesday.
17-year-old Olga Danilovic beats Anastasia Potapova in Moscow River Cup final, becomes first player born in 2000s to win a WTA trophy
In a battle of two 17-year-olds at the final of the Moscow River Cup, Serbian Olga Danilovic fought off a determined Anastasia Potapova to become the youngest WTA winner since 2005.
Teenagers Olga Danilovic of Serbia and Anastasia Potapova of Russia reached their first career WTA final at the Moscow River Cup on Saturday.
St Petersburg Ladies' Trophy: Caroline Wozniacki races into quarter-finals; Kristina Mladenovic ends losing streak
Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki handed 16-year-old Russian wild card Anastasia Potapova a 6-0, 6-1 rout at the St Petersburg on Thursday.