07 Jun 2017

Potapova and Kecmanovic honoured at Champions dinner

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Photo: Paul ZimmerMiomir Kecmanovic (SRB) and Anastasia Potapova (RUS)

Anastasia Potapova and Miomir Kecmanovic were honoured along with other ITF World Champions during a ceremony at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines in Paris last night.

Anastasia Potapova became Junior Girls World Champion in her first full season on the ITF Junior Circuit. The 15-year-old from Russia reached the quarterfinals or better at all four Grand Slam tournaments, winning her first major title at Wimbledon. She was also a semifinalist at Roland Garros, and captured a total of three singles and one doubles 

Miomir Kecmanovic is the first Serbian player to be named ITF Junior World Champion following a triumphant end of season. The 17-year-old from Belgrade enjoyed an 18-match winning streak in winning the titles in Mexico City, the Eddie Herr tournament and Orange Bowl to seal the year-end No. 1 ranking. He won a total of four singles and two doubles titles, and was runner-up at the US Open.