17-time singles Grand Slam champion Serena Williams was schedule to play next WTA tournament at the Family Circle Cup, which will kick off from 29th March on clay courts at the Family Circle Tennis Center, on Daniel Island.
32-year-old Serena Williams has begin the 2014 season at the Brisbane International and went on to clinch the title after beating World No. 4 Victoria Azarenka in two sets with a 6-4, 7-5 score line. American star also continued similar performance in the Australian Open, but she was thrashed by the former World No. 1 Ana Ivanovic in fourth round in three sets last month. Serena Williams also lost Dubai Tennis Championships semi final to Frenchwomen Alize Cornet in consecutive sets.
World number one Serena Williams will be eyeing to clinch the WTA Family Circle Cup for fourth time in her career, where she has won previous titles in 2008, 2012 and 2013. She has defeated former World number one Jelena Jankovic in three sets with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 in last year’s Family Circle Cup final. Serena Williams is likely to join along with her elder sister and seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams in the Family Circle Cup.