2015 Family Circle Cup

The 2015 Family Circle Cup was a women's tennis event on the 2015 WTA Tour. It took place between April 6–12, 2015. It was the 43rd edition of the 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.

2015 Family Circle Cup
DateApril 6 – 12
Edition43rd
CategoryWTA Premier
Draw56S / 16D
Prize money$731,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationCharleston, United States
VenueFamily Circle Tennis Center
Attendance86,176 [1]
Champions
Singles
Germany Angelique Kerber
Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / India Sania Mirza
← 2014 · Charleston Open · 2016 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Women's Singles 470 305 185 100 55 30 1 25 13 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q2 Q1
Women's Singles $124,000 $66,000 $32,525 $16,725 $8,670 $4,440 $2,280 $1,035 $620
Women's Doubles $39,000 $20,650 $11,360 $5,785 $3,140 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
  CAN Eugenie Bouchard 7 1
  RUS Ekaterina Makarova 9 2
  GER Andrea Petkovic 10 3
  ITA Sara Errani 13 4
  GER Angelique Kerber 15 5
  SRB Jelena Janković 17 6
  USA Madison Keys 18 7
  FRA Caroline Garcia 25 8
  AUS Samantha Stosur 26 9
  USA Varvara Lepchenko 31 10
  KAZ Zarina Diyas 32 11
   SUI Belinda Bencic 34 12
  ROU Irina-Camelia Begu 35 13
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 38 14
  GER Mona Barthel 39 15
  GBR Heather Watson 41 16
  • 1 Rankings as of 23 March 2015.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following player received entry using a protected ranking into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
   SUI Martina Hingis   IND Sania Mirza 8 1
  USA Raquel Kops-Jones   USA Abigail Spears 20 2
  TPE Chan Hao-ching   TPE Chan Yung-jan 52 3
  HUN Tímea Babos   GER Anna-Lena Grönefeld 55 4
  • 1 Rankings as of March 23, 2015.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gene Sapakoff (August 30, 2015). "Tourney to take a ride with Volvo Tennis cup's new sponsor might help draw big names". The Post and Courier.

External linksEdit