CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The Williams sisters are back at the Family Circle Cup.
The tournament said Thursday that defending champion Serena Williams will join sister Venus at this year's clay-court tournament in April. Serena Williams has won her last 10 matches at the event, winning the championship in her last two appearances at Daniel Island in 2008 and 2012.
Venus Williams had previously committed to play in the Family Circle. Venus was part of at Washington Kastles team that captured the World Team Tennis title at the Family Circle Tennis Center last September.
Williams said the Family Circle is one of her favorite tournaments and she enjoys all the area has to offer. She has a 17-4 match record in six previous trips to the Family Circle Cup.