NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Petrova enters Family Circle Cup
2006 Family Circle Cup champion Nadia Petrova has entered the 2009 tournament, which is held on Daniel Island--right outside Charleston--in April. The Family Circle Cup, played on green clay, is the oldest all-women's tennis tournament in the U.S. Last year, the tournament celebrated its 35th anniversary with a number of special events. Bud Collins served as tournament host, and guests included Chris Evert, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Martina Navratilova, and Rosie Casals.