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Family Circle Cup Goal to Grow Game of Tennis
Posted on Mar 2, 2015 2:54pm ET

The Family Circle Cup tennis tournament has made its 2015 mission to grow the game of tennis, starting with its junior fans. In partnership with SunTrust, kids 15 and under will receive free admission all week to the Family Circle Cup, April 4 – 12, 2015, in Charleston, SC on Daniel Island. In addition every junior that takes advantage of the free ticket will be provided one free lesson from MWTennis during the year at the Family Circle Tennis Center.

“It’s important for our tournament to create a program to inspire juniors to get out and play the game of tennis, and to expand that relationship beyond the nine days of the tournament,” said Bob Moran, Family Circle Cup Tournament Director. “We want the Family Circle Cup and the Family Circle Tennis Center to become a vehicle for kids to fall in love with the sport all yearlong.  SunTrust continues to be a fantastic partner to the Family Circle Cup and the Charleston community.  This gesture shows how committed they are to making a difference.”

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Overview - Parking
Posted on Feb 25, 2015 3:11pm ET

2015 Family Circle Cup Parking

A new parking plan is in place for the 2015 Family Circle Cup. Once on Daniel Island, follow signs closely to arrive at the appropriate parking lot. Parking in Lots 2, 3, 4, 6 an 6 require a Parking Hangtag that is distributed prior to the event.

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Daily Activities- 2015
Posted on Feb 25, 2015 12:53pm ET

Epic matches, breathtaking grounds, special events and friendly service have come to define the Family Circle Cup experience, and the 2015 Cup offers all of that and more! We hope you enjoy the best that women’s tennis has to offer as you stroll the grounds, enjoy the company of good friends and make memories for a lifetime.

There’s always so much to do when you’re not watching world-class tennis. Check below for a detailed list of every activity the Family Circle Cup has to offer tournament-goers. We hope you'll celebrate 43 years with us!


DRAW CEREMONY (3:00 – 4:00 PM)
Join us on the Grand Lawn to be a part of Family Circle Cup history as player names are drawn out of the Champions trophy to determine who will battle it out on the courts! Interact with WTA players and help pull the name chips from the Cup!

FAMILY WEEKEND (10:00 AM – 3:00 PM)
The fun starts on Saturday and continues through Sunday afternoon. Adults and kids will experience two fun-filled days of balloon art, face painting, magicians, jump castles, climbing wall and much more. We'll also be celebrating Easter on Sunday with an egg hunt sponsored by Daniel Island Property Owners Association. Free admission for kids 12 and under, and adults are only $10.

LADIES DAY OUT (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Join us for a special day of tennis with your best girls! For the cost of a regular tuesday ticket, you'll enjoy giveaways, shopping and dining, all while watching hours of world-class tennis. So, rally up all of your favorite ladies and join us. 

LADIES LUNCHEON (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
Special guest speaker
Tickets are $60* each and include a gourmet lunch, presentation, Q&A, player appearance and autograph session and suite seating in the stadium for the remainder of the day.

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Volunteer - Ball Crew
Posted on Feb 16, 2015 8:22pm ET

Thank you for your interest in the 2015 Family Circle Cup Ball Crew. Our Ball Crew for the tournament is now full, however if you are available Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, April 6th - 8th, please contact Department Chair Danny Hays 850-980-1308 or FCCBallCrew@gmail.com for consideration.

This is your opportunity to be on-court with the superstars of tennis! We recruit more than 200 adults and juniors, ages 11 & up, for the Ball Crew, offering access to matches and players.

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Tags: Ball Crew, Family Circle Cup, Family Circle Cup Ball Crew Application
Volunteer - Adult
Posted on Jan 16, 2015 1:10pm ET

Volunteer Applications are now available for the 2015 Family Circle Cup!
Please send volunteer applications to Jo Cooper: Jo.Cooper@Familycirclecup.com.

More than 350 adults volunteer their time at the Family Circle Cup every year. Do you want to get involved? It’s easy!

Kerber and Makarova Enter Player Field
Posted on Jan 15, 2015 11:56am ET

Anqelique Kerber, World No. 9, and Ekaterina Makarova, Word No. 10, have joined current champion Andrea Petkovic in the 2015 Family Circle Cup player field. The Family Circle Cup takes place April 4 – 12 in Charleston, S.C.

“We are excited to bring these powerful and talented players to Charleston to join our 43rd tournament player field,” said Eleanor Adams, Family Circle Cup Tournament Manager.  “Kerber and Makarova are fierce competitors to be reckoned with, and we are happy our fans will have the opportunity to watch them play live in Charleston.”

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Ultimate Fan Holiday Package
Posted on Dec 8, 2014 1:47pm ET

The Family Circle Cup Ultimate Holiday Package

Purchase the perfect gift for a tennis fan - plan to attend Finale Weekend of the Family Circle Cup
with our ultimate fan holiday package!

Limited packages available!
To purchase, please call the box office (800)677-2293. Must purchase before 12/19/2014.

Package includes:
- Two exclusive Finale Weekend passes for April 11 -12 in Terrace seating
- Two Tervis Tumbler Family Circle Cup Souvenir Cups
- Two Family Circle Cup t-shirts
- Two Family Circle Cup visors
- $40 food & beverage voucher

Cost per package is $400. To purchase, please call the box office (800)677-2293.

Andrea Petkovic Returns to Family Circle Cup
Posted on Nov 13, 2014 3:16pm ET

2014 Family Circle Cup champion and World No. 13 Andrea Petkovic, will return to Charleston to defend her title at the 43rd Family Circle Cup, April 4th – April 12th, 2015.

Petkovic has made two previous appearances in Charleston, where she holds an 8-1 record. She defeated Jana Cepelova 75, 62 in 2014 for her third WTA title, her first since 2011.

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Tickets On Sale for the 2015 Family Circle Cup
Posted on Sep 19, 2014 12:45pm ET

Single session tickets and ticket packages are now on sale for the 2015 Family Circle Cup. The 43rd Family Circle Cup is scheduled April 4 – April 12, 2015 at the Family Circle Stadium in Charleston, SC.

The nine-day event is the largest women’s only tennis tournament in the world, attracting nearly 90,000 attendees yearly, and more than 70 world-class athletes competing in 92 matches.

Tags: Family Circle Cup, Tickets, Ticket Pacakges, Flex Pass, Ladies Day Out, Family Weekend
Send Shelby to Singapore
Posted on Sep 17, 2014 11:48am ET

Vote Shelby Rogers, our very own Charleston native and Family Circle Cup fan-favorite, in the WTA Rising Stars poll!

If she wins, she will be sent to Singapore for the WTA Finals Rising Star Invitational. Voting ends Friday, October 3rd at 11:59pm ET. Just click the link below and vote for Shelby!

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