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2014 Family Circle Cup - Championship Singles Match
Posted on Apr 7, 2014 9:56am ET

See photos of Andrea Petkovic and Jana Cepelova from the Family Circle Cup final.

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2014 Family Circle Cup - Championship Doubles Match
Posted on Apr 7, 2014 9:56am ET

See photos from Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova's run to the doubles crown at the Family Circle Cup.

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Tournament Wrap: Nine Memorable Moments from the Cup
Posted on Apr 7, 2014 9:53am ET

For the 14th year, the Family Circle Cup was held on Daniel Island in Charleston and perhaps coincidentally, the 14th seed walked away its winner, Andrea Petkovic coming through a loaded draw that was littered with upsets.

Before Andrea won the biggest title of her career, Charleston experienced a week full of action. We run down the best story lines - from Jana Cepelova’s Cinderella run to an iconic photoshoot on a harbor dock.

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Tags: Family Circle Cup, Andrea Petkovic, Charleston tennis, Serena Williams, Jana Cepelova, WTA, women's tennis
 
14 in '14: Petkovic Captures Cup Crown
Posted on Apr 6, 2014 3:27pm ET

At the 2014 installment of the Family Circle Cup, the 14th seed walked away with the title, a dancing Andrea Petkovic winning 7-5, 6-2 over Jana Cepelova to capture the biggest title of her career.

Petkovic came through a draw that was filled with plenty of surprises and upsets, the former world No. 9 rising to the top with wins over former champion Sabine Lisicki, 2012 finalist Lucie Safarova, Australian Open semifinalist Genie Bouchard and a streaking Cepelova, who had defeated Serena Williams in the second round.

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Medina Garrigues/Shvedova Win Doubles Crown
Posted on Apr 6, 2014 1:34pm ET

Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova capped an impressive week of doubles Sunday with a 7-6 (4), 6-2 win over sisters Hao-Ching and Yung-Jan Chan in the Family Circle Cup final.

Medina Garrigues/Shvedova won their third title as a pair and second this year after winning in Florianopolis in February. In Charleston, the unseeded duo worked their way through the draw, winning two match tiebreaks as well as beating the No. 3 seeds Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in the semifinals.

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Tags: Anabel Medina Garrigues, Yaroslava Shvedova, Family Circle Cup, Charleston tennis, Charleston doubles
 
Sunday Weather Update
Posted on Apr 6, 2014 12:37pm ET
Matches for Sunday, April 6th are scheduled as planned, with the doubles final at 11:00 am and singles final not before 1:00 pm at the Family Circle Cup.

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Photos: 2014 Family Circle Cup - Saturday, April 5th
Posted on Apr 6, 2014 12:07pm ET

See images from semifinal Saturday at the Family Circle Cup, where Andrea Petkovic worked her way into the final.

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Petkovic, Cepelova Chase Maiden Cup Title
Posted on Apr 6, 2014 9:00am ET

Standing in the Billie Jean King Stadium Court player’s tunnel on Tuesday evening, Jana Cepelova looked every bit the role of the kid who was just a stop on a champion’s road to the final.

But that night Cepelova would beat said champion – three-time Family Circle Cup winner Serena Williams – and five days later take her own path to the final in Charleston, a monumental week for a player ranked No. 78 in the world.

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Tags: Family Circle Cup, Charleston tennis, Andrea Petkovic, Jana Cepelova, Family Circle Cup final, women's tennis preview, WTA
 
Petkovic's Local Connection: A USC Dad
Posted on Apr 6, 2014 8:53am ET

(Photos: Left courtesy of University of South Carolina; right Family Circle Cup)

Andrea Petkovic has only been to Charleston twice in her career, but for a player who was born in Bosnia and who grew up in Germany, she has quite the surprising South Carolina connection: her dad played four years of tennis for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

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Unseeded Doubles Teams Aim for Title
Posted on Apr 5, 2014 11:50pm ET

Ever a hit with fans at the Family Circle Cup, the doubles draw in 2014 has not been disappointing – in fact, far from it.

Sunday two talented teams take to the Charleston final as sisters Han-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan will play against Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova.

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Tags: Family Circle Cup, Charleston tennis, Anabel Medina Garrigues, Yaroslava Shvedova, Han-Ching Chan, Yung-Jan Chan
 
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