Bencic Wins Her First Clay Title At Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 11, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) This week’s 50th edition of the Credit One Charleston Open at Daniel Island in the South Carolina lowcountry has been a golden celebration of what’s good about tennis. An ideal Championship Sunday […]

Charleston Open Draw Down To Two, Jabeur And Bencic

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 10 Ons Jabeur staged multiple comebacks during her Credit One Charleston Open semifinal against No. 15 seed Amanda Anisimova Saturday afternoon at Daniel Island. Like the weather, which was unseasonably […]

Bencic Returns To Charleston Semifinals Eight Years Apart

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 9, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) What a difference a year has made in the lives of Spain’s Paula Badosa and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who met Friday in the quarterfinal round of the WTA 500 Credit One […]

Keys Loves Winning In Charleston And The City Loves Her Back

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) In the 50-year storied history of the Credit One Charleston Open, there have been nine past champions who have won the title more than once. The list includes eight-time winner Chris Evert, […]

Fruhvirtova: Belief In Herself Is Translating Into Big Wins

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 6, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Sixteen-year-old Linda Fruhvirtova of the Czech Republic christened the renovated stadium court at the WTA 500 Credit One Charleston Open in Charleston, S.C., with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Croatia’s Ana […]

Swiatek Headlines Credit One Charleston Open Preliminary Main Draw

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON (by Michael Dickens) The Credit One Charleston Open, North America’s largest women’s-only tennis tournament, announced its preliminary main draw field on Friday, including two of its five wild cards. This year’s tournament field of the WTA 500 series […]

Credit One Bank New Title Sponsor Of Charleston WTA 500 Event

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On Wednesday, Charleston Tennis, LLC unveiled Credit One Bank as the new title sponsor of the annual WTA 500 tennis tournament hosted in Charleston, S.C., and of its state-of-the-art tennis stadium located at […]

Astra-Nominal! Sharma Wins First WTA title

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 19, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The singles final of the MUSC Health Women’s Open on green clay, one that featured multiple cultures and continents, came down to one last set – winner take all. With their eyes […]