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Decisions, decisions. What’s a teenager to do? Daria Kasatkina was crowned champion of the 2017 Volvo Car Open on a sun-drenched Sunday on Daniel Island. She raised the victor’s trophy to the sky, accepted a paycheck for $132,380 and then learned Lex Kerssemakers, Volvo’s senior vice president of...
Corey Hertzog’s 91st minute goal lifted the Pittsburgh Riverhounds to a 2-1 win over the Charleston Battery Saturday night at MUSC Health Stadium. Charleston started the match on the front foot and jumped out to an early lead. Ataulla Guerra scored his first goal of the season after receiving a...
The Hanahan Invitational Tournament will celebrate its 48th year when the first pitch is thrown out Monday at eight area sites. Like all great tourneys, HIT has evolved through the years and that will be reflected in this year’s format. Because of pitch-count limitations in place by the South...
For 26 years, tennis fan Heda Van Deventer was a fiery, funny fixture in the stands of the Volvo Car Open tournament, formerly known as the Family Circle Cup. Unfortunately, this year Mrs. Van Deventer will be missed. Mrs. Van Deventer or “Heda Tennis” as she was known to her family, passed away in...
It was a tale of two halves in the first of three Southern Derbies this season at Transamerica Field in Charlotte Saturday night. Second-half goals from Romario Williams and Forrest Lasso helped the Charleston Battery to a 2-0 win over their North Carolina rivals. Playing their USL season opener,...
The Carolina Tarheels topped Gonzaga for the national championship Monday night! The final was a match-up between the two top seeds, with Carolina coming out the winner, 71-65. Congratulations to our local contest winners, listed below. Round five winners were: First place - Gary Wellborn; second...
They are some of the best female athletes in the world. And you know several of them by their first names alone - Venus, Madison, Caroline, and Sam. They all work hard at their craft, they travel thousands of miles each year to grit it out on tennis courts around the globe, and beginning this...
Residents and visitors to Daniel Island refer to the community as “charming,” “peaceful,” and “beautiful,” among other positive qualifiers. Over the next 10 days, as tennis professionals take center court in our island town during the Volvo Cup Open, Daniel Islanders will extend an exuberant hand...
In addition to the matches playing out on the Volvo Car Open courts each day during the tournament, there are number of FAN-tastic activities taking place throughout the week. Check out the list below to find out the best way to ace this year’s action both on and off the clay! For more information...
While 2016 Volvo Car Open champion Sloane Stephens will not be defending her title, due to injury, a field of top-ranked players will be vying for this year’s VCO title prize in the first clay tournament of the season. Three of the top five seeds in this year’s VCO have reached the quarterfinals in...

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