Family Circle Cup – Trivia – Questions and Answers

The first FCC was held in 1973. Who was the singles winner?

Rosie Casals defeated Nancy Richey for the title.

 

 

Who won the FCC’s first doubles competition?

Francoise Durr and Betty Stove outdueled Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King in the doubles finals.

 

 

Where on Hilton Head Island was the FCC played?

Sea Pines Plantation.

 

Who has won the most FCC singles titles?

Chris Evert has claimed the title eight times, from 1974 through 1978 and again in 1981, 1984 and 1985.

 

 

Who is the youngest FCC singles champion?

When Tracy Austin won in 1979, she was 16 years, 4 months old. She won again in 1980.

 

 

Can you name the eight women who have won the singles title more than once?

Chris Evert, Tracy Austin, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Gabriela Sabatini, Conchita Martinez, Martina Hingis and Justine Henin.

 

Who was the first unseeded player to win the FCC singles title?

In 2002, Iva Majoli defeated another unseeded player, Patty Schnyder, for the title.

 

 

Who was the lowest-ranked player to win the FCC singles title?

Sabine Lisicki, ranked 63rd in the world, took the championship in 2009.

 

 

What was the total attendance for the FCC in 2001, the first year it was held in Charleston?

80,625.

 

Who won the first FCC played in Charleston?

Jennifer Capriati defeated Martina Hingis in the finals in 2001.

 

 

Who won the doubles title in the first FCC played in Charleston?

Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs beat Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suarez in the 2001 doubles finals.

 

 

The FCC left Hilton Head for two years in the 1970s. Where was it played in1975 and 1976?

Amelia Island, off the coast of Florida.

 

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