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The 2000 Family Circle Cup was the 28th edition of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament. This WTA Tier I Event was held at the Family Circle Tennis Center in Hilton Head, South Carolina, United States. First-seeded Mary Pierce won the singles title and earned $166,000 first-prize money.[1][2]

2000 Family Circle Cup
DateApril 17–23
CategoryTier I
Draw64S / 32D
Prize money$1,080,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationHilton Head Island, SC, USA
VenueSea Pines Plantation
France Mary Pierce
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
← 1999 · Family Circle Cup · 2001 →

It was the final edition of the tournament held at Hilton Head Island as the event moved to Charleston, South Carolina in 2001.[3]



  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2001). ITF World of Tennis 2001. London: HarperCollins. p. 184. ISBN 9780007111299.
  2. ^ Stephen Nidetz (April 24, 2000). "Pierce Breaks Evert's Record On Way To Family Circle Title". The Chicago Tribune.
  3. ^ "Frazier's first time is Family Circle Cup's last hurrah on Hilton Head". Savannah Morning News. April 20, 2000.

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