Come back in Croatia for Cilic and Croatian players for Davis Cup !
QuaterFinal, Davis Cup
Sportska Dvorana « Zatika », Porec
10 July – 12 July 2009
Team Croatia : Cilic – Karlovic – Karanusic – Zovko
Team USA : Roddick – Blake – B.Bryan – M.Bryan – Fish
Croatia bids to extend its unbeaten record against USA, having won both previous encounters between the two nations. In the last meeting in the 1st round in 2005, Ivan Ljubicic scored 3 points as Croatia produced a notable upset and went on to win the title.
Croatia defeated Chile 5-0 in this year’s 1st round and is looking to win its 4th tie in a row after winning promotion from the Europe/Africa Zone last year. On its way to the title in 2005 is the only time that it has reached the semifinals.
32-time champion USA is bidding to reach the semifinals for the 4th year in a row. It reached the quarterfinals with a 4-1 victory over Switzerland. Last year it lost to eventual champion Spain in the semifinals.