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Play suspended for the day at Volvo Car Open

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DANIEL ISLAND, SC (AP) -

It will be a jam-packed finish for the Volvo Car Open on Sunday after Saturday's semifinals were postponed because of rain.
    
Organizers called a halt to a soggy Saturday after several weather delays. No. 5 seeded Julia Goerges of Germany and Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, the eighth seed, began their opening set and were tied at 4-all when the match was postponed.
    
The schedule Sunday calls for American Madison Keys, seeded seventh, to play No. 12 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands at 10:30 a.m., followed by the conclusion of the Goerges-Sevastova match.
    
After a doubles finals, the semifinal winners will compete for the title at the WTA's first clay-court event of the season.
    
All four of the semifinalists are playing for their first Volvo Car Open title.

Statement regarding Powershares series event:

We are forced to postpone Saturday's PowerShares Series event to tomorrow, Sunday, April 8 at 8am before the Volvo Car Open's finals.

We will offer FULL REFUNDS to all ticket buyers, which will happen automatically through your point of purchase. However, if you would still like to attend - you are more than welcome to come and enjoy the tennis free of charge.

Thank you for understanding. As with all weather situations, the safety of our patrons and players is our upmost concern.

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