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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.

2016 Volvo Car Open
DateApril 4 – 10
Edition44th
CategoryWTA Premier
Draw56S / 16D
Prize money$753,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationCharleston, United States
VenueFamily Circle Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
United States Sloane Stephens
Doubles
France Caroline Garcia / France Kristina Mladenovic
← 2015 · Charleston Open · 2017 →

Sloane Stephens won the singles event while Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic captured the doubles crown.[1]

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 $128,100 $68,180 $33,600 $17,280 $8,955 $4,585 $2,355 $1,070 $640
Women's Doubles $40,300 $21,340 $11,740 $5,975 $3,245 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
  GER Angelique Kerber 3 1
   SUI Belinda Bencic 10 2
  USA Venus Williams 14 3
  CZE Lucie Šafářová 15 4
  ITA Sara Errani 18 5
  GER Andrea Petkovic 21 6
  USA Sloane Stephens 22 7
  USA Madison Keys 24 8
  SRB Jelena Janković 26 9
  AUS Samantha Stosur 27 10
  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 29 11
  AUS Daria Gavrilova 34 12
  ROU Irina-Camelia Begu 35 13
  RUS Daria Kasatkina 36 14
  GER Sabine Lisicki 37 15
  JPN Misaki Doi 44 16
  CAN Eugenie Bouchard 45 17
  • 1 Rankings as of March 21, 2016.

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:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Bethanie Mattek-Sands   CZE Lucie Šafářová 11 1
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 21 2
  FRA Caroline Garcia   FRA Kristina Mladenovic 26 3
  USA Raquel Atawo   USA Abigail Spears 41 4
  • 1 Rankings as of March 21, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

RetirementsEdit

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA: Stephens strikes gold". Retrieved 10 April 2016.

External linksEdit