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Croatia Davis Cup team

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Current ranking  3
Best result  1 (2005)
Most total wins  Ivan Ljubičić (36–19)
Captain  Željko Krajan
Appearances  15 (14–14)
Runners-up  1 (2016)
Most singles wins  Ivan Ljubičić (23–13)
Location  Croatia
Croatia Davis Cup team

The Croatia Davis Cup team represents Croatia in Davis Cup tennis competition and is governed by the Croatian Tennis Association. It is captained by Željko Krajan.

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Croatia won the Davis Cup once, in 2005, and was runner-up in in 2016.

History

Croatia competed in its first Davis Cup in 1993 in Europe/Africa Group I semifinals beating Zimbabwe 3-2. In 1994 Croatia beat Portugal 4-0 in qualification round thus ensuring its first time appearance in World Group in 1995. Croatia lost in its debut from Germany and failed to qualify in the World Group again until 2002 where they beat Germany and earned its first quarterfinals. In 2005 Croatia won its first Davis Cup over Slovakia as the first unseeded nation to win the title. Croatia reached semifinals in 2009 but lost to Czech Republic 4-1. In 2016 Croatia reached the finals for the second time, again as unseeded nation, but lost to Argentina.

Current team

The following players were called up for the 2017 Davis Cup World Group first round match against Spain in February 2017.

List of matches

Here is the list of all match-ups since 1993, when Croatia started competing as a separate nation.

Statistics

Last updated: Croatia - Spain ; 5 February 2017

Record
  • Champion: 1 time (1 time Away)
  • Runner-up: 1 time
  • Lost in Semifinals: 1 time
  • Lost in Quarterfinals: 5 times
  • Lost in First Round: 5 times
  • Not in World Group: 8 times
  • Total: 32–22 (59.3%)
  • References

    Croatia Davis Cup team Wikipedia


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