Former World No.3 Svitolina Set for Return in Charleston
By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Friday March 17, 2023
Elina Svitolina will make her long-awaited return to the tour at the Credit One Charleston Open. The tournament announced that the former World No.3, who has been out on maternity leave after giving birth to her child, Skaï Monfils, in October.
The 16-time WTA titlist and wife of ATP star Gael Monfils, is an Olympic Bronze medal winner.
Elina Svitolina. Is. Back. 🎾 The former World No. 3 has accepted a main draw wild card to the #CharlestonOpen. 🙌 This marks the Ukrainian’s first time back on Tour since March 2022 & to the #Lowcountry since 2014. Join us in welcoming her back to the courts this April. pic.twitter.com/eSTQaPcNAK
— Credit One Charleston Open (@CharlestonOpen) March 17, 2023
Additionally, Svitolina has partnered with the Charleston Open and WTA Charities to host a special Tennis Plays for Peace Pro-Am in April, benefitting Ukraine and the Elina Svitolina Foundation.
The Credit One Charleston Open will take place from April 1-9 this year.