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Olga Danilovic beats Anastasia Potapova in Moscow River Cup final

2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Day 8

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 04: Olga Danilovic of Serbia returns a shot against Taylor Johnson of the United States and Maria Jose Portillo Ramirez of Mexico in their first round Junior Girls’ Doubles match on Day Eight of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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MOSCOW -- Olga Danilovic of Serbia won her first WTA title when she beat Russian wild card Anastasia Potapova 7-5, 6-7 (1), 6-4 in the Moscow River Cup on Sunday.

Danilovic wasted a match point in the second set but regrouped to persevere in the third despite a wobble in the fifth game when she went a break down to trail 3-2. She broke back in the next game and closed out the match on her fourth match point.

It was the first meeting on the tour between the two 17-year-olds.

Danilovic lost in the first round of qualifying but made the main draw as a lucky loser, and proceeded to knock out top-seeded Julia Georges in the quarterfinals and set up an all-teenage final.

Potapova beat Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 3-6, 6-4, 5-2 in a tense semifinal that lasted more than two hours and ended when her opponent retired because of a gastrointestinal illness.