ZADAR, 16 June 2020 – As of today, Zadar is officially the home to the Regional Tennis Centre of the Croatian Tennis Association.
The grand opening at Višnjik in Zadar was marked by the symbolic serves from Borna Ćorić and Marin Čilić on the hardcourt in the new Zadar tennis centre.
The centre in Višnjik will be a gathering place for numerous tennis players of all different ages.
At today’s opening ceremony HTS President Nikolina Babić was joined by representatives of local and state authorities, including Member of Parliament Grozdana Perić and Tomislav Družak, State Secretary of the Central State Office for Sports.
A number of Croatian tennis greats were there, including Goran Ivanišević, Croatia Fed Cup coach Iva Majoli, HTS sports director Jelena Kostanić-Tošić, and Croatian Davis Cup national team coach Vedran Martić.
Zadar County Prefect Božidar Longin, Zadar Mayor Branko Dukić, Director of the Višnjik Sports Center Denis Karlović and Lovre Rončević, Head of the HTS were also in attendance.
On Saturday and Sunday, June 20th and 21st, Višnjik hosts the Adria Tour.
Novak Djoković, Čilić, Ćorić and Alexander Zverev are the confirmed stars of the humanitarian tournament organised by Djoković and the Croatian Tennis Association.
Photos by Mario Ćužić/HTS and Nenad Opačić