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Sports Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013 - 9:53:12 AM


Family Circle Cup field is complete
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Mar 6, 2013 - 9:51:57 AM

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The 2013 Family Circle Cup singles player field is officially complete for the 41st tournament, March 30th – April 7th. The main draw contains players from 28 countries, and is highlighted by five former Cup champions including Serena Williams (2008 & 2012), Samantha Stosur (2010), Venus Williams (2004), Jelena Jankovic (2007) and Sabine Lisicki (2009).
“Our world-class player field includes an incredible range of players, many the young stars of tomorrow,” said Eleanor Adams, Family Circle Cup Tournament Manager.  “We’re so happy to welcome five former champions back to Charleston, as well as many of our fan favorites.”
Highlights from the Main Draw include:
• International player field featuring 28 nation
• Five former Family Circle Cup Champions
• Seventeen of the top 40 players in the WTA Ranking
• 2010 French Open Champion & 2011 French Open finalist Francesca Schiavone
Main Draw Player Field:
Serena Williams - USA                                            
Sara Errani - Italy                                               
Samantha Stosur - Australia                              
Sloane Stephens - USA                         
Lucie Safarova - Czech Republic                              
Venus Williams - USA                                     
Jelena Jankovic - Serbia                           
Julia Goerges - Germany                           
Varvara Lepchenko- USA                                    
Tamira Paszek - Austria                                    
Mona Barthel - Germany                    
Carla Suarez Navarro - Spain                                        
Sorana Cirstea - Romania                        
Elena Vesnina - Russia                         
Yaroslava Shvedova - Kazakhstan         
Sabine Lisicki - Germany                          
Heather Watson - Great Britain                      
Kaia Kanepi - Estonia                           
Laura Robson - Great Britain                         
Christina McHale - USA                     
Francesca Schiavone - Italy           
Lucie Hradecka - Czech Republic                       
Lourdes Dominguez Lino - Spain        
Anna Tatishvili - Georgia                        
Kristina Mladenovic - France        
Romina Oprandi - Switzerland                      
Chanelle Scheepers - Russia               
Anabel Medina Garrigues - Spain
Marina Erakovic - New Zealand                       
Jamie Hampton - USA                    
Olga Govortsova - Belarus                     
Andrea Hlavackova - Czech Republic                
Arantxa Rus - Netherlands                           
Daniela Hantuchova - Slovakia               
Petra Cetkovska - Czech Republic                      
Madison Keys - USA                         
Pauline Parmentier - France                  
Camila Giorgi - Italy                           
Polona Hercog - Slovenia             
Mathilde Johansson - France                
Melanie Oudin - USA                          
Silvia Soler-Espinosa - Spain              
Ksenia Pervak - Kazakhstan                         
For more information on the Family Circle Cup player field, please visit http://www.familycirclecup.com/players/field/. The Family Circle Cup will also issue four wildcard entries into its player field, to be announced at a later date.
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