Second quarterfinal at the 46th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Anastasia Potapova vs Caroline Garcia
On the schedule today at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix are the quarterfinals. The day’s second singles will see Anastasia Potapova, who knocked out Coco Gauff in the last 16, take on Caroline Garcia. The Frenchwoman beat Porsche Team Germany’s Tatjana Maria in the previous round. Did you know that...
...Anastasia Potapova and Caroline Garcia have met twice to date and they have one win apiece? The last meeting came on a hard court in Ostrava in 2021 – Potapova was a straight sets 6-2, 7-6 (6) winner.
...Caroline Garcia has already finished a runner-up twice this year? The Frenchwoman reached the finals of the WTA tournaments in Monterrey and Lyon, but missed out on winning a title.
...Anastasia Potapova has already reached the last eight four times on this season’s WTA Tour. In addition to Stuttgart, she was a quarterfinalist in Miami, Lyon and Linz.
...Caroline Garcia won four titles in 2022? She claimed the WTA Finals in Fort Worth as well as at the tournaments in Cincinnati, Warsaw and Bad Homburg. She was thus the only player come away with a title on all three surfaces.
...Anastasia Potapova has beaten four Top 10 players to date in her career? The first came against the Porsche Brand Ambassador Angelique Kerber in the first round of the 2019 French Open.
...Caroline Garcia defeated the world No. 1 Iga Swiatek last year at her home tournament in Warsaw? She was thus the only player on the WTA Tour that managed to beat the Pole on clay.
...Anastasia Potapova has already won a WTA tournament on clay? In 2022, the 22-year-old secured the title in Istanbul.
...Caroline Garcia played her first professional match on the 2007 ITF Tour at the tender age of 13?
...Anastasia Potapova won the Wimbledon juniors title in 2016?
...Caroline Garcia is making her fifth appearance at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix? Her best singles result came in 2018 when she went all the way to the semifinals. In 2016, she won the doubles together with Kristina Mladenovic.
...Caroline Garcia has claimed three of her 11 career titles on clay? The 29-year-old triumphed in Bogota (2014), Strasbourg (2016) and Warsaw (2022).
...Anastasia Potapova was world ranked No. 122 this time last year? She has now moved up to No. 24.
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