South Carolina player wins Croatian championship

by Jonathon Braden

Thanks to Miren Ivankovic for this special guest post on the Palmetto State Racket.

South Carolina tennis player Miren Ivankovic participated in his native Croatia at the Croatian World Games, July 21-26, where he represented the United States.

Miren Ivankovic - Servis - CWG 14The Croatian World Games are held every four years in Croatia, and Croatians from around the world come back to participate in different sports, including tennis. The tennis tournament was held at the tennis club Mladost in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, on red clay courts.

Miren played in the men’s 45+ division and won the championship.

The tournament attracted some of the best age group players in the country, and Miren beat top-ranked Croatians throughout the tournament. The games concluded with a medal award ceremony and a gold for Miren and the U.S.