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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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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...
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...
Young Canadian Eugenie Bouchard didn't care why she was dominating a Grand Slam winner and top-10 player, only that she had finally broken through for the biggest win of her career.
Bouchard, 19, defeated her highest-ranked opponent ever when former U.S. Open champ Samantha Stosur withdrew midmatch with apparent right leg problems.
Bouchard, the reigning Wimbledon Junior singles...
Venus Williams outlasted fellow American Ververa Lapchenko in three sets Friday to start a long day of tennis for the Williams' family at the rain-delayed Family Circle Cup.
Venus was up a set and held a 3-0 lead in the second set before Lapchenko won six of the next seven games to force a third set. Lapchenko led 1-0 before Williams found her game and closed out the set, 6...
Top-ranked Serena Williams ended a long and successful day for the Williams family as she and sister Venus both won twice Friday to reach the Family Circle Cup semifinals and set up their first sibling showdown since 2009.
Serena won her 13th straight match by defeating sixth-seeded Lucie Safarova, 6-4, 6-1. Earlier, she topped two-time NCAA doubles champ Mallory Burdette in a third...
By Stephanie Neppl (April 2, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC – Marina Erakovic is the lone New Zealand tennis player ranked in either the top 100 of the WTA or ATP tours. The 24-year old Kiwi ended New Zealand’s drought of tournament wins in February this year when she won the Memphis hard court title. She [...]
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...