Family Circle Cup 2013

  • Serena Williams rallies to win Family Circle Cup April 8, 2013

    Charleston: It took a feisty exchange with Jelena Jankovic for Serena Williams to calm down. Then, settled and able to return to business, she was a winner once more. Williams defeated Jankovic 36, 60, 62 Sunday for her second consecutive Family Circle Cup title. Momentum swung for good at the start...
  • Eugenie Bouchard reaches quarters after Sam Stosur withdraws April 5, 2013

    Charleston: Australian tennis player Sam Stosur retired with a calf injury from her thirdround match at a WTA tour event here in South Carolina. The third seed on Thursday was trailing Canadian qualifier Eugenie Bouchard by a set and was 02 down in the second when she felt she couldn't...
  • Jankovic advances to quarters at rainy Family Circle Cup April 5, 2013

    Charleston: Former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Family Circle Cup after a 7hour rain delay on Thursday that prevented a number of players from getting on the court, including Serena and Venus Williams. Serena, riding an 11match winning streak in Charleston, was scheduled to play...
  • Andrea Petkovic withdraws from Family Circle Cup April 4, 2013

    Charlestown: Andrea Petkovic has withdrawn from the Family Circle Cup because of a right calf injury, moving secondseeded Caroline Wozniacki into the quarterfinals. Petkovic was scheduled to play Wozniacki to open Thursday's round of 16. However, she announced in the morning she could not play. Petkovic apologized for pulling out, but...
  • Serena Williams starts her clay season with a win April 3, 2013

    South Carolina: Serena Williams only had three days to make the transition from hard courts to clay and it showed a few times as she won her opening match at the Family Circle Cup. The world No. 1 player beat Camila Giorgi 62, 63 on Tuesday, losing her serve in...