Boskovic leads Serbia over Dominican Republic

TOKYO, Japan, July 25, 2021 – Tijana Boskovic nailed 28 points to lead the comfortable 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-20) victory of Serbia over Dominican Republic to open the actions in Pool A of the women’s volleyball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday.

The Serbian strong serves combined with a faulty reception by the Dominicans translated into a 15-5 difference in the blocking category. Milena Rasic led the reigning world champions with 6 blocks among her total of 10 points.

Jineiry Martinez was the top offensive player for the Dominican side with 8 points, including three blocks.

The Serbians led in attacks 42-26 and in service winners 4-0 while giving away 19 points via unforced errors.