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2016 Volvo Car Open

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Date  April 4 – 10
Category  WTA Premier
Prize money  $753,000
Edition  44th
Draw  56S / 16D
Surface  Clay

The 2016 Volvo Car Open was a women's tennis event on the 2016 WTA Tour. It took place between April 4 – 10, 2016. It was the 44th edition of the Charleston Open tournament and a Premier level tournament. The event was hosted at the Family Circle Tennis Center, on Daniel Island, Charleston, United States. It was the only event of the clay court season played on green clay.


Sloane Stephens won the singles event while Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic captured the doubles crown.


  • 1 Rankings as of March 21, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

  • Frances Altick
  • Louisa Chirico
  • Shelby Rogers
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Cindy Burger
  • Çağla Büyükakçay
  • Sesil Karatantcheva
  • Lesley Kerkhove
  • Aleksandra Krunić
  • Kristína Kučová
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Elena Vesnina
  • The following players received entry as lucky losers:

  • Jana Čepelová
  • Patricia Maria Țig
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Mona Barthel →replaced by Tatjana Maria
  • Petra Cetkovská (right thigh injury) →replaced by Jana Čepelová
  • Mariana Duque Mariño →replaced by Anastasija Sevastova
  • Jelena Janković (right shoulder injury) →replaced by Patricia Maria Țig
  • Varvara Lepchenko →replaced by Alison Riske
  • Retirements

  • Eugenie Bouchard
  • Angelique Kerber
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of March 21, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Hadley Berg / Paige Cline
  • Madison Keys / Sloane Stephens
  • Retirements

  • Abigail Spears (right calf injury)
  • Singles

  • Sloane Stephens def. Elena Vesnina 7–6(7–4), 6–2
  • Doubles

  • Caroline Garcia / Kristina Mladenovic def. Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Lucie Šafářová, 6–2, 7–5
  • References

    2016 Volvo Car Open Wikipedia

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