Posted April 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
Andrea Petkovic has withdrawn from the Family Circle Cup because of a right calf injury, moving second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki into the quarterfinals.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 felt she might do more damage to her leg if she competed. Wozniacki, the 2011 Family Circle champion, will play either 10th-seeded Julia Goerges or Stefanie Voegele in the quarterfinals. Play has been delayed Thursday because of rain in Charleston, South Carolina.

Petkovic Withdraws from Charleston

  By Stephanie Neppl (April 4, 2013) CHARLESTON – Persistent rain is delaying the start of Day 4 of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, and there has already been a withdrawal. Andrea Petkovic of Germany was forced to withdraw from the tournament due to a right calf injury. Petkovic injured her knee in late [...]

WTA Charleston Monday Gallery: Petkovic, Stephens, Bouchard, Cirstea and more

CHARLESTON, SC (April 1, 2013) — The Family Circle Cup kicked off their main draw play today with a few surprise winners, marathon matches and plenty of fans! Monday’s gallery includes photos of Andrea Petkovic, Sloane Stephens, Tatjana Malek, Sorana Cirstea, Eugenie Bouchard, Kristina Mladenovic, Laura Robson, Varvara Lepchenko, Caroline Garcia and Jessica Pegula. ...

WTA Charleston Wednesday Gallery: Petkovic, Stosur, Robson, Bouchard and more

CHARLESTON, SC (April 4, 2013) — Tennis Grandstand photographer Christopher Levy was on hand Wednesday for all the action at the Family Circle Cup. Players on court that day included Andrea Petkovic, Sabine Lisicki, Sam Stosur, Eugenie Bouchard, Laura Robson, Caroline Garcia, Mallory Burdette, Anastasia Rodionova and Ashleigh Barty. [Show as slideshow] ...

Checking in with the Germans at Family Circle Cup

  By Stephanie Neppl (April 3, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC – A talented German contingency is in Charleston for the 2013 Family Circle Cup, but it has been a mixed week for its top stars.   A year ago, four Germans were in the top 20: Andrea Petkovic (11), Sabine Lisicki (13), Julia Goerges (15) and [...]

Wozniacki wins at Family Circle

Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki opened with a strong showing at the Family Circle on Wednesday, crushing Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-1, 6-1 for her sixth straight victory here. Wozniacki only entered the tournament Saturday when a scheduled trip to Haiti with boyfriend Rory McIlroy was postponed. The 2011 Family Circle champion showed little rust from her last-minute decision to play...

Wozniacki wins Family Circle opener

An early exit at the Sony Open and a postponed humanitarian trip to Haiti left Caroline Wozniacki with a big hole in her schedule - something she was glad to fill with a trip to the Family Circle Cup. The 2011 Family Circle champion won her sixth straight match here with a dominating 6-1, 6-1 victory over Silvia Soler-Espinosa on Wednesday. Venus Williams, who won this tournament...

WTA – Charleston Wednesday Results, Thursday Schedule

FAMILY CIRCLE CUP Charleston, SC, USA April 1-7, 2013 $795,707/Premier Green Clay/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Singles – Second Round (2/WC) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) d. Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 61 61 (3) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Marina Erakovic (NZL) 61 62 (5) Venus Williams (USA) d. Monica Puig (PUR) 62 57 63 (6) Lucie [...]
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