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Volvo Car Open, Charleston

Charleston
One of the oldest professional women's tournament was found in 1973, 48 years ago. The early 70’s were a period of uncertainty for women’s tennis and the support from Family Circle magazine, which became the sponsor of the new tournament, was an important step in the development of women's tennis. It was the first women's tennis event to offer a $100,000 dollars in prize money and it was the first women’s tournament to be broadcast on network television. In 2012, the event celebrated its 40th year by naming the court in honor of Billie Jean KING. Chris EVERT holds the record for most singles titles, with a total of 8. In 2020, the tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Venue: LTP Daniel Island Tennis Center
Surface: Clay

Dates: Apr 05, 2021 - Apr 11, 2021

tournament categories

1973 - 1987
WTA Circuit in past
1988 - 1989
WTA Tier II
1990 - 2008
WTA Tier I
2009 - 2020
WTA Premier
2021
WTA 500

tournament names in previous years

1973 - 1974
Family Circle Cup, Hilton Head
1975 - 1976
Family Circle Cup, Amelia Island
1977 - 1984
Family Circle Cup, Hilton Head
1985 - 1987
Family Circle Mag. Cup, Hilton Head
1988
Family Circle Cup, Hilton Head
1989 - 1998
Family Circle Mag. Cup, Hilton Head
1999 - 2000
Family Circle Cup, Hilton Head
2001 - 2015
Family Circle Cup, Charleston
2016 - 2021
Volvo Car Open, Charleston

Volvo Car Open, Charleston - Current Champions

Women's Singles
Women's Doubles

WTA Charleston - Past Champions