The world's top-ranked woman's tennis player takes to the green clay at Daniel Island in Charleston as the top seeds swing into action at the Family Circle Cup.
Caroline Wozniacki (woz-nee-AK'-ee) is the tournament's top seed. She begins play at the Family Circle on Wednesday, taking on American Irina Falconi, who is ranked No. 128 in the world.
Second-seeded Samantha Stosur, the defending Family Circle champ, third-seeded Jelena Jankovic (YELL'-ee-nuh YANK'-oh-vich), the 2007 champ, and fourth seed Marion Bartoli also open play at the tournament.
The Family Circle has a total purse of nearly $750,000.