Home » Sport » Iva Majoli Making Remarkable Come Back to Professional Tennis

Iva Majoli Making Remarkable Come Back to Professional Tennis

ivamajoli

Former Croatian tennis star Iva Majoli is to make a remarkable comeback to professional tennis…

Majoli, who won the French Open in 1997 when she beat Martina Hingis in the final, will return to the WTA tour fo the first time after an 11-year break.

Majoli, who is the Croatia Fed Cup coach, will make her return at the WTA Moscow tournament in the doubles. Iva will play alongside World No. 930 Anastasia Bukhanko. It will be the Grand Slam champion’s first professional match since her last match at the ITF $75,000 tournament in Cagnes sur Mer in 2004.

 

Iva with Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig

Iva with Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig

Majoli won 8 titles in her career (Zurich, Fiderstadt, Tokyo, Essen, Hannover, Amburg, Roland Garros, Charleston)

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

First Ever Croatian Lacrosse League to Start

After six years of hard work and effort, Croatian Lacrosse has finally been able to rise above all obstacles and take the story a step further. 2017 will be the inaugural season for Croatia’s first lacrosse league. Four clubs, LK Split Legion, LK Varazdin Royals, LK Zagreb Bulldogs and LK Zagreb Patriots fight will be...

20th Anniversary Maraton Lađa in Neretva this Weekend

An annual traditional sporting event held on the second Saturday in August in Croatia will be held for the 20th time on Saturday 12 August 2017. Maraton lađa is a rowing competition which involves racing of traditional vessels, known as lađa, which are native to the Lower Neretva River which flows through Croatia. Lađa were...

Croatian College Basketballer Dani Koljanin Named All-American

It has been an outstanding season for young Croatian basketball players in the NBA in America. Dario Šarić, playing in his first season with the Philadelphia 76ers, is a strong contender for the NBA Rookie of the Year award, whilst 20-year-old rookie Ivica Zubac has been impressive for the Los Angeles Lakers. Whilst Šarić and...