Charleston native, Shelby Rogers, returns to 2018 Volvo Car Open

Shelby Rogers (Twitter/@Shelby_Rogers_)

Charleston native, Shelby Rogers has joined the player field for the 2018 Volvo Car Open.

Rogers participated in the tournament’s ball crew program before turning pro, and in 2017 she reached the quarterfinals of the tournament for the first time.

The Volvo Car Open will take place on Saturday, March 31 through Sunday, April 8 this year on Daniel Island.

The Daniel Island native will be joining Caroline Garcia, Johanna Konta, Sloane Stephens, Petra Kvitová, Madison Keys, Daria Kasatkina and Cici Bellis.

Growing up in Charleston, Rogers trained at the Family Circle Tennis Center and participated in the ball crew program for the Volvo Car Open.

Rogers made her debut in the Volvo Car Open in 2010 when she competed in its qualifying rounds. This year will mark her tenth time competing in front of her hometown crowd.

"I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to compete each year in the Volvo Car Open," said Rogers. "The support I feel from the fans is truly incredible. I wouldn't miss coming to Charleston and playing in this tournament for the world!"

The Volvo Car Open is the largest women’s-only tennis tournament in North America.

Tickets for the 2018 Volvo Car open are available now.

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