2009 Family Circle Cup

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2009 Family Circle Cup
Date April 13 – April 19
Edition 37th
Germany Sabine Lisicki
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Russia Nadia Petrova

The 2009 Family Circle Cup was a women's tennis event on the 2009 WTA Tour, which took place from April 13 to April 19. The event was hosted at the Family Circle Tennis Center, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. It was the second and last event of the clay court season played on green clay. The total prize money offered at this tournament was US$1,000,000.



Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Elena Dementieva Russia Russia 3 1
Venus Williams United States United States 5 2
Vera Zvonareva Russia Russia 6 3
Nadia Petrova Russia Russia 10 4
Caroline Wozniacki Denmark Denmark 12 5
Marion Bartoli France France 13 6
Dominika Cibulková Slovakia Slovakia 19 7
Patty Schnyder Switzerland Switzerland 17 8
Aleksandra Wozniak Canada Canada 29 9
Peng Shuai China China 35 10
Alyona Bondarenko Ukraine Ukraine 41 11
Bethanie Mattek-Sands United States United States 38 12
Virginie Razzano France France 42 13
Olga Govortsova Belarus Belarus 59 14
Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová Czech Republic Czech Republic 68 15
Sabine Lisicki Germany Germany 63 16
  • Rankings as of April 13, 2009.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Germany Sabine Lisicki def. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Lisicki's first career title


United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Russia Nadia Petrova def. Latvia Līga Dekmeijere / Switzerland Patty Schnyder, 6–7(5), 6–2, [11–9]

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