Ivanisevic to Take Part in Grand Cayman Legends Event

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Ivanisevic to Take Part in Grand Cayman Legends Event
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Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic is scheduled to take part in this week’s Legends Championships Tennis Tournament at the Ritz-Carlton in Grand Cayman. This event is part of the eight events in this season’s Outback Champions Series. The $150,000 event will have single-elimination format with the champion receiving a $60,000 check.

The Outback Champions Series feature retired tennis players 30 years and above. In order to qualify, the player has to meet certain requirements - such as reaching at least a Grand Slam final, being ranked in the world’s top 5 or have taken part in a winning Davis Cup team. The Croatian achieved a career-high number two ranking during his ATP tour days and won the Wimbledon in 2001 after finishing runner-up three times prior.

Other players competing in this event are:

  • Jimmy Arias
  • Jim Courier
  • Wayne Ferreira
  • Karel Novacek
  • Mikael Pernfors
  • Mats Wilander
  • Mark Philippoussis

For more information, check out the Champions Series website at: http://www.championsseriestennis.com/

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