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Family Circle Cup 2004

Williams sisters commit to Family Circle Cup
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - Sisters Venus and Serena Williams, who generally only play together in Grand Slam tournaments and Miami's Nasdaq 100, have both committed to play in this April's Family Circle Cup.

The two will compete at the tournament April 10-18 on Daniel Island along with defending champion and top-ranked Justine Henin-Hardenne.

The Williams sisters have met in six Grand Slam finals, with Serena Williams winning the last five meetings. Between them, they have 10 Grand Slam singles titles and more than $25 million in earnings.

"Serena and Venus have played such an important role in the success that women's tennis enjoys today," said Family Circle Cup executive director Frankie Whelan. "We are delighted to be one of the few tournaments worldwide that will have the opportunity to showcase the talents of these two remarkable young women athletes."

This year will be the first appearance at the Family Circle Cup for Venus Williams, who is ranked No. 11 in world.

It will be the third appearance for Serena Williams. She lost to Henin-Hardenne in last year's final and to Patty Schnyder in the quarterfinals in the 2002 tournament.

Serena Williams hasn't played on the tour since defeating Venus in the finals last year at Wimbledon final.

She is recovering from knee surgery and pulled out of the Australian Open which is now underway. She is scheduled to return to the tour early next month at the Paris Indoors.

Information from: The Post And Courier

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