Family Circle Cup set to swing back into action

(File photos of Family Circle Cup/WCIV)

DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) -- Fast-paced, hard-hitting tennis action is set to return to the Lowcountry.

The Family Circle Cup is the largest women's only tennis tournament in the world, and it will run from Saturday, March 31 - April 8.

Two of the premier competitors at this year's tournament will include sisters Venus and Serena Williams. Both have won the FCC title over the past decade.

The Family Circle Cup will be offering a number of special activities this year in honor of the tournament's 40th anniversary.

Also, organizers are paying tribute to active duty military by offering them the chance to see next Wednesday's matches for free.

Stay with ABC News 4 for continuing updates and results from the 2012 Family Circle Cup.