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Charleston Open player field expands with serious star power

Charleston Open player field expands with serious star power

Grand Slam champions and former Charleston champions have joined the growing player field for the 2024 Credit One Charleston Open, taking place March 30 - April 7, 2024 in Charleston, South Carolina at the state-of-the-art Credit One Stadium.

World No. 10 and 2017 Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko, World No. 12 and 2017 Charleston Open champion Daria Kasatkina and World No. 19 and 2021 Charleston Open champion Veronika Kudermetova will compete at the largest women’s-only professional tennis tournament in North America next month. The Credit One Charleston Open was recently named the WTA 500 Tournament of the Year for the second consecutive season. 

Source: Credit One Charleston Open. 

More players were recently announced as well — 2012 and 2013 Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and 2021 Roland Garros champion Barbora Krejcikova have also committed to playing next month's Credit One Charleston Open.

Source: Credit One Charleston Open. 

“The Credit One Charleston Open will welcome a sensational player line-up to the Lowcountry next month,” said Bob Moran, Tournament Director of the Credit One Charleston Open and President of Beemok Sports & Entertainment. 

A look at the larger player field reveals a star-studded line-up including:

  • Four Top 10 Players: Jessica Pegula, Ons Jabeur, Maria Sakkari, Jelena Ostapenko

  • Five Grand Slam Champions: Victoria Azarenka (2012 and 2013 Australian Open), Jelena Ostapenko (2017 Roland Garros), Sloane Stephens (2017 US Open), Sofia Kenin (2020 Australian Open), Barbora Krejcikova (2021 Roland Garros)

  • Five Charleston Open Champions: Ons Jabeur, Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens, Veronika Kudermetova, Daria Kasatkina 

  • Nine American Competitors: Jessica Pegula, Madison Keys, Emma Navarro, Sloane Stephens, Caroline Dolehide, Sofia Kenin, Danielle Collins, Amanda Anisimova and Ashlyn Krueger

Four additional players will join the main draw via wild card entry, to be announced at a later date. To round out the field, six players will earn entry into the main draw via qualifying competition beginning March 30. 

In other recent news, Fifth Third Bank has committed to invest in women's tennis and sports with a new sponsorship of three upcoming professional WTA tennis tournaments in Charleston.  They are the title sponsor of the Fifth Third WTA 125, which kicks off next week at LTP Mount Pleasant. They will also sponsor the upcoming WTA 500 Credit One Charleston Open. 

Source: Credit One Charleston Open. 

The nine-day Credit One Charleston Open showcases a singles draw of 48 players, a qualifying draw of 24 players, and a doubles draw of 16 players. The event traditionally hosts more than 90,000 attendees on Daniel Island. The tournament recently released its Fan Hub, which showcases special events, food and beverage options, partner activities and more happening throughout the nine-day tournament.

Charleston Tennis, LLC, which manages Credit One Stadium under a lease from the City of Charleston, renovated and modernized the 20-year-old facility in 2022. The city-owned venue underwent upgrades to enhance the stadium experience for patrons, performers, tennis players and event management, allowing the venue to attract world-class athletes and talent to Daniel Island.

The Credit One Charleston Open has been a pioneer in women’s professional sports since 1973, paving the path for female tennis players to receive equal recognition, respect and pay in the sport. Originally held on Hilton Head Island, the event moved to Charleston in 2001 and is played on Daniel Island at the LTP Daniel Island tennis center, home to the Credit One Stadium.

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling (843) 856-7900. For additional information, please email or visit


Source/Photos/Video courtesy of: Credit One Charleston Open

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