(October 7, 2013) 2013 Family Circle Cup champion and World No. 1 Serena Williams, will return to Charleston to defend her title for the 42nd Family Circle Cup, March 29th – April 6th, 2014.
Williams has a 22-4 record at the event, currently on a 15-match winning streak stemming from her 2008, 2012 and 2013 victories.
“With our past champion and World No. 1 returning to Charleston, our fans will experience the very best that women’s tennis has to offer,” said Eleanor Adams, Tournament Manager. “Serena is setting the bar high for our strong player field – no doubt she will be the one every other player and fan will be watching.”
“The Family Circle Cup is one of my favorite stops on the WTA Tour,” said Serena Williams. “Charleston feels like home to me – the fans are so supportive, the restaurants are great and the tournament so historic. I’m looking forward to this spring to defend my title for the second year in a row”.