NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Dementieva and Safina enter Family Circle Cup
Elena Dementieva practices on the green clay of Charleston
Last year's finalist, Dinara Safina, has entered the 2008 Family Circle Cup. Also entering is recent Dubai winner Elena Dementieva, who was the finalist in Charleston in 2005.
This will be the 35th anniversary of the Family Circle Cup. Other entrants include former champions Justine Henin, Nadia Petrova and Jelena Jankovic, as well as Marion Bartoli, Patty Schnyder, Venus and Serena Williams, and Anna Chakvetadze.