Eugenie Bouchard Receives Wild Card into Family Circle Cup

March 30, 2015

World No. 7 receives main draw wild card into tournament


DANIEL ISLAND, SC – Eugenie Bouchard will return to Charleston for the 43rd Family Circle Cup, April 4 – 12 on Daniel Island.

The tournament has extended a main draw wild card to the World No. 7 Bouchard. This will be her third appearance at the Family Circle Cup, where she boasts an 8-2 record.

“We are thrilled to offer Genie a wild card for our 2015 tournament,” said Eleanor Adams, Tournament Manager for the Family Circle Cup. “Our spectators in Charleston have become part of ‘Genie’s Army’ fan base, and we know they will be excited to hear of her return. We are delighted to welcome back the talented, young tennis star to our tournament.”

Bouchard made the quarterfinals of the Family Circle Cup in 2013 and the semifinals in 2014.

2014 was a historic season for Bouchard marked with a top 5 rankings debut and breakthroughs at Grand Slams, including reaching her first two Grand Slam semifinals at the Australian and French Opens, as well as her first Grand Slam final in Wimbledon. She also won her first WTA title at Nurnberg.

The Family Circle Cup’s 56-player draw is made up of 43 direct entries into the tournament, five wild cards and eight qualifiers. View full player field here:


About the Family Circle Cup

The Family Circle Cup is the largest women’s only tennis tournament in the world, and Family Circle is the longest running title sponsor of a sporting event in the United States, as well as in all of professional tennis, worldwide. With more than 21 million readers, Family Circle is one of the most widely read monthly magazines in America and is one of 14 leading subscription magazines owned by Meredith Corporation, which speaks to 80 million women nationwide.  The Family Circle Cup receives four days of live broadcast domestically on ESPN2, and is viewed internationally in more than 143 countries, featuring more than 200 hours of live and delayed global broadcast time, reaching 9+ million viewers worldwide.