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      Family Circle Cup completes list of players

      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)-- Players from 24 nations, including six former Cup champions are headed to Charleston for the Family Circle Cup.The 2012 Family Circle Cup singles player field has been officially provided to the tournament by the WTA. Marking the tournament's 40th year, the Family Circle Cup will be held March 31 - April 8 at the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island. "Our world-class player field includes four Top 10 players, nine of the Top 20, Venus Williams, and incredible depth provided by many of the young stars of tomorrow," said Eleanor Adams, Family Circle Cup Tournament Manager. "We're so glad to have six former champions return for our 40th year celebration, and we know that our fans will be thrilled to watch one of the most exciting draws we've had in Charleston unfold."Four players had previously committed to the Family Circle Cup and have been announced by the tournament, including Samantha Stosur, Vera Zvonareva, Serena Williams, and Venus Williams.Players are as follows:Agnieszka Radwanska, PolandSamantha Stosur (2010 Champ), AustraliaMarion Bartoli, FranceVera Zvonareva, RussiaSerena Williams (2008 Champ), United StatesSabine Lisicki (2009 Champ), GermanyJelena Jankovic (2007 Champ), SerbiaJulia Goerges, GermanyShuai Peng, ChinaYanina Wickmayer, BelgiumLucie Safarova, Czech RepublicAnabel Medina Garrigues, SpainNadia Petrova (2006 Champ), RussiaJie Zheng, ChinaChristina Mchale, United StatesPolona Hercog, SloveniaJarmila Gajdosova, AustraliaMarina Erakovic, New ZealandChanelle Scheeper, South AfricaTamira Paszek, AustriaGalina Voskoboeva, KazakhstanIrina-Camelia Begu, RomaniaElena Vesnina, RussiaBarbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech RepublicVania King, United StatesLucie Hradecka, Czech RepublicAnna Chakvetadze, RussiaRomina Oprandi, SwitzerlandAnastasiya Yakimova, BelarusGreta Arn, HungaryAyumi Morita, JapanKateryna Bondarenko, UkraineKimiko Date-Krumm, JapanAnna Tatishvili, GeorgiaJelena Dokic, AustraliaBethanie Mattek-Sands, United StatesOlga Govortsova, BelarusEleni Daniilidou, GreeceVenus Williams (Wc) (2004 Champ), United States

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