The favorite Croatian tennis player who has built a new life and career in the USA is happy that top tennis is returning to her native Makarska.
Everything is ready for the WTA Makarska Open hosted by Valamar. From May 30 to June 5, this Dalmatian town becomes the center of women's tennis. This also delighted the famous Croatian tennis player Mirjana Lučić Baroni, born in Makarska who has been living in America for years. In a video message to tournament director Felks Lukas, she congratulated him on bringing the WTA to Makarska.
"It's a big deal for a small town. A small town gifted with sport and talents. I believe a lot of girls will come to watch the top tennis players train, prepare and play. I hope one of those girls watching the tournament today will one day play and win it. I wish all the best to all the players and of course I hope that one of our girls will win the tournament and bring the trophy home. Greetings to everyone from Florida ", said Mirjana, the two-time winner of the WTA Croatia Bol Ladies Open, which moved from Brač to Makarska after 16 years.
See Mirjana Lucic's statement here.Back