City Recognizes 15th Year Of Family Circle Cup In Charleston

April 16, 2015

CHARLESTON, SC – The Family Circle Cup, the premiere women’s championship tennis tournament, just completed its 15th season in Charleston, South Carolina after moving here from Hilton Head, SC.  Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. said, “The best women’s tennis in America is played right here on Daniel Island at the Family Circle Cup.  Meredith Corporation, which operates the Family Circle Cup, has been an outstanding community partner while generating over $500 Million in total economic impact. We celebrate this milestone anniversary and look forward to many years of excellent tennis on Daniel Island in the City of Charleston.”

At City Council Meeting on Monday, April 13, the City of Charleston introduced a proclamation recognizing the contribution of the Family Circle Cup and the Meredith Corporation. Council recognized that the Family Circle Cup is a valuable incentive here for tennis, especially with our young people and has provided international exposure for the City of Charleston and for the sport of tennis.

Nancy Weber, Executive Vice President of Marketing for the Meredith Corporation and Eleanor Adams, Tournament Director of the Family Circle Cup were present at the city council meeting to accept the proclamation naming April 13, 2015 as Family Circle Cup and the Meredith Corporation Day in the City of Charleston.