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 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 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 third-round 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 0-2 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 quarter-finals of the Family Circle Cup after a 7½-hour rain delay on Thursday that prevented a number of players from getting on the court, including Serena and Venus Williams. Serena, riding an 11-match 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    Charlestown: Andrea Petkovic has withdrawn from the Family Circle Cup because of a right calf injury, moving second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki into the quarter-finals. 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 6-2, 6-3 on Tuesday, losing her serve in...