The WTA Charleston Open is a clay court tennis tournament that is held annually (usually in April) in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
The women’s tournament in Charleston is one of the longest-running tournaments on the WTA Tour, with the first tournament taking place in 1973.
The 2024 tournament will be held at the Credit One Bank Stadium on Daniel Island which has a capacity of up to 10,200 tennis fans.
Charleston Open 2024
|Tour Level:||WTA 500|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Clay Court|
|Draw Size:||64 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Total Prize Money:||$780,637 (2023)|
The 2024 Charleston Open will take place from the 1st to the 7th of April 2024, with the 2024 tournament being held in the same week as the tennis tournaments in Bogota, Houston, Marrakech, and Estoril.
NB: Singles qualifying will be held on the 30th and 31st of March 2024.
Tickets for the 2024 tournament in Charleston are for sale through the tournament’s official website, with single-session and multi-day tickets available to buy online.
The official player entry list for the 2024 tournament in Charleston has not yet been released but in 2023 top WTA Tour players including Ons Jabeur, Belinda Bencic, and Victoria Azarenka as well as home favorites Jessica Pegula and Madison Keys participated in the singles draw.
- Jessica Pegula
- Ons Jabeur
- Daria Kasatkina
- Belinda Bencic
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Victoria Azarenka
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Magda Linette
- Madison Keys
- Zhang Shuai
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Paula Badosa
- Danielle Collins
- Jil Teichmann
- Irina-Camelia Begu
- Marie Bouzková
Below is the schedule for the 2024 tournament in Charleston, with the singles and doubles finals being played on Sunday, the 7th of April 2024.
|Saturday, 30 March 2024||Qualifying|
|Sunday, 31 March 2024||Qualifying|
|Monday, 1 April 2024||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 2 April 2024||1st and 2nd Round|
|Wednesday, 3 April 2024||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 4 April 2024||3rd Round|
|Friday, 5 April 2024||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday, 6 April 2024||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 7 April 2024||Finals|
If you are looking for the official schedule for the 2024 Charleston tennis tournament, it is available to view on the tournament’s official website.
The draw for the 2024 singles and doubles tournaments in Charleston will be released on the WTA Tour website a few days before the start of the tournament.
Women’s Singles Main Draw: TBC
Women’s Singles Qualifying Draw: TBC
Women’s Doubles Draw: TBC
Prize Money and Points
The total prize money for the 2024 Charleston Open has not yet been confirmed but in 2023 it was $780,637, with the prize money and points being split as follows.
The winner of the women’s singles event in 2023 received $120,150 in prize money and 470 ranking points, while the runner-up won $74,155 and 305 ranking points.
|Performance||$ – Payout||Point(s)|
The winners of the 2023 women’s doubles event received $40,100 ($20,050 each) in prize money and 470 points, with the runners-up receiving $24,300 ($12,150 each) and 305 points.
|Performance||$ – Payout||Point(s)|
|Round of 16||$4,350||1|
Past Winners and Runners Up
The current champion in the singles event is Ons Jabeur who beat Belinda Bencic 7-6, 6–4 in the final of the 2023 singles tournament (see match highlights from the final below).
Chris Evert holds the record for most titles in Charleston with eight titles to her name, followed by Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova with four titles each.
The below list of past winners and runners-up in the singles event in Charleston goes back to 2012. For a full list, check the official WTA Tour website.
|2023||Ons Jabeur||Belinda Bencic||7-6, 6-4|
|2022||Belinda Bencic||Ons Jabeur||6-1, 5-7, 6-4|
|2021||Veronika Kudermetova||Danka Kovinic||6–4, 6–2|
|2019||Madison Keys||Caroline Wozniacki||7–6, 6–3|
|2018||Kiki Bertens||Julia Görges||6–2, 6–1|
|2017||Daria Kasatkina||Jeļena Ostapenko||6–3, 6–1|
|2016||Sloane Stephens||Elena Vesnina||7–6, 6–2|
|2015||Angelique Kerber||Madison Keys||6–2, 4–6, 7–5|
|2014||Andrea Petkovic||Jana Cepelova||7–5, 6–2|
|2013||Serena Williams||Jelena Jankovic||3–6, 6–0, 6–2|
|2012||Serena Williams||Lucie Safarova||6–0, 6–1|
Desirae Krawczyk and Danielle Collins are the current champions in the doubles event after beating Giuliana Olmos and Ena Shibahara 0-6, 6-4, 14-12 in the doubles final in 2023.
Martina Navratilova holds the record for the most doubles titles at Charleston with seven titles to her name with seven different partners.
The below list of past winners and runners-up in doubles in Charleston goes back to 2012. For a full list, check the official WTA Tour website.
|2023||Desirae Krawczyk and Danielle Collins||Giuliana Olmos and Ena Shibahara||0-6, 6-4, 14-12|
|2022||Andreja Klepac and Magda Linette||Lucie Hradecká and Sania Mirza||6-2, 4-6, 10-7|
|2021||Nicole Melichar and Demi Schuurs||Marie Bouzková and Lucie Hradecká||6–2, 6–4|
|2019||Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Alicja Rosolska||Irina Khromacheva and Veronika Kudermetova||7–6, 6–2|
|2018||Alla Kudryavtseva and Katarina Srebotnik||Andreja Klepač and María José Martínez Sánchez||6–3, 6–3|
|2017||Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Šafářová||Lucie Hradecká and Kateřina Siniaková||6–1, 4–6, 10–7|
|2016||Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic||Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Šafářová||6–2, 7–5|
|2015||Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza||Casey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak||6–0, 6–4|
|2014||Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova||Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan||7–6, 6–2|
|2013||Kristina Mladenovic and Lucie Šafářová||Andrea Hlaváčková and Liezel Huber||6–3, 7–6|
|2012||Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Šafářová||Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova||5–7, 6–4, 10–6|