The Family Circle Cup attracts a world class field every year - plus some world class photographers.
From former Family Circle Cup finalists returning to one of their favorite WTA tournaments...
To former champions at the Premier-level event trying to get back to the finals and the trophy...
To Brazil's No.1 player playing for crowds around the world at the WTA level for the first time...
All the big moments were captured on camera at the beautiful Family Circle Tennis Center this year.
Sara Errani made a welcome return to form in Charleston, making it to the quarterfinals.
Errani just fell out of the Top 10 for the first time in almost two years going into Charleston.
Daniela Hantuchova also got her best result of the year so far, making the quarterfinals herself.
Jelena Jankovic has had a fantastic last 12 months and kept it going with her own run to the quarters.
Jana Cepelova had never been to the semifinals of any WTA event, let alone a Premier-level final.
It was Andrea Petkovic who stole the show, though, winning the whole title as the No.14 seed.
Expert commentators Pam Shriver and Cliff Drysdale covered all the action for TV with ESPN.
Meanwhile, Eugenie Bouchard kept in touch with some of her fans via an online chat sesh.
Some of the most enthusiastic fans of the week weren't actually there for one of the players...
They were there for veteran chair umpire Kader Nouni - and they met their shining star too.