2011 Family Circle Cup

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2011 Family Circle Cup
Date:   April 4 – April 10
Edition:   39th
Category:   Premier level
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Charleston, SC, USA
Venue:   Family Circle Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Doubles
India Sania Mirza / Russia Elena Vesnina
Family Circle Cup
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The 2011 Family Circle Cup was a women's tennis event on the 2011 WTA Tour. It took place from April 4 to April 10, 2011. It was the 39th edition of the tournament and one of the Premier level tournaments. The event was hosted at the Family Circle Tennis Center, on Daniel Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It was the only event of the clay court season played on green clay. The total prize money offered at this tournament was US$711,000.[1]

The field was led by top seed and World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and defending champion Samantha Stosur. They were joined by former champions Jelena Janković, Nadia Petrova, and Sabine Lisicki.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Denmark Caroline Wozniacki defeated Russia Elena Vesnina, 6–2, 6–3

  • It was Wozniacki's 3rd title of the year and 15th of her career. It was her 1st Premier-level title of the year and 4th of her career.

Doubles[edit]

India Sania Mirza / Russia Elena Vesnina defeated United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / United States Meghann Shaughnessy, 6–4, 6–4

Prize Money & Points Distribution[edit]

Points Distribution[edit]

Stage Women's Singles[2] Women's Doubles[2]
Champion 470
Runner up 320
Semifinals 200
Quarterfinals 120
Round of 16 60 1
Round of 32 40
Round of 64 1
Qualifier 12
Qualifying Final Round 8
Qualifying First round 1

Prize Money[edit]

The total commitment prize money for this year's event is $721,000.

Stage Women's Singles[3] Women's Doubles
(per team)[3]
Champion $111,000 $35,500
Runner up $57,350 $19,000
Semifinals $29,205 $9,500
Quarterfinals $15,200 $4,900
Round of 16 $7,850 $2,500
Round of 32 $4,000
Round of 64 $2,025
Qualifying Final Round $1,035
Qualifying First round $535

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 1 1
 AUS Samantha Stosur 5 2
 SRB Jelena Janković 7 3
 FRA Marion Bartoli 10 4
 ISR Shahar Pe'er 11 5
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 20 6
 RUS Nadia Petrova 22 7
 RUS Alisa Kleybanova 26 8
 RUS Maria Kirilenko 27 9
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová 30 10
 CHN Peng Shuai 32 11
 GER Julia Görges 35 12
  SUI Patty Schnyder 41 13
 USA Bethanie Mattek-Sands 43 14
 CZE Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová 50 15
 RUS Vera Dushevina 53 16
  • Rankings are as of March 21, 2011.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

The following players withdrew from the tournament for various reasons:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family Cirlce Cup to Expand Qualifying Draw". familycirclecup.com. p. 1. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "WTA Ranking System". wtatour.com. Retrieved January 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "MEDIA / FACT SHEET". familycirclecup.com. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 

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