Nanjing, China, August 2, 2017 – Brankica Mihajlovic tallied 25 points to lead the Serbian 3-2 (25-22, 25-17, 23-25, 18-25, 15-11) comeback win over USA in opening match of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Group 1 Finals at Nanjing Olympic Sports Center on Wednesday.
Mihajlovic had a prolific night on offence with 21 attacks and helped out on defence with four blocks. Tijana Boskovic also delivered big numbers to help Serbia with 22 markers. Michelle Bratsch top scored for USA with 17 points, then Lauren Gibbemeyer added 17 points. The Europeans edged the North Americans in attacks 60-49 and in blocks 16-12.