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The Serbian Davis Cup team represents Serbia in the Davis Cup tennis competition. From 5 June 2006 team is playing under name of Serbia, following the split of Yugoslavia.

Serbia
Flag of Serbia.svg
CaptainNenad Zimonjić
CoachBoris Bošnjaković
Jovan Lilić
Dušan Vemić
ITF ranking8 Increase
Highest ITF ranking2 (6 Dec 2010)
ColorsRed, Blue and White
First year1927
Years played85
Ties played (W–L)191 (112–79)
Years in
World Group
21 (21–19)
Davis Cup titles1 (2010)
Runners-up1 (2013)
Most total winsNenad Zimonjić (43–30)
Most singles winsJanko Tipsarević (34–15)
Most doubles winsNenad Zimonjić (30–19)
Best doubles teamJovanović / Pilić (7–8)
Vemić / Zimonjić (7–2)
Most ties playedNenad Zimonjić (55)
Most years playedNenad Zimonjić (22)

Serbia won the Davis Cup title for the first time in 2010, defeating France 3:2 in the Final at Belgrade Arena.[1][2]

The team was also runner-up in 2013, when they were defeated by the Czech Republic 2:3 in the final in Belgrade.

Current teamEdit

The following players are called up for the 2019 Davis Cup Qualifying Round against Uzbekistan in 1–2 February 2019.[3]

Player Singles Rank Doubles Rank First year played No. of ties Total Win/Loss Singles Win/Loss Doubles Win/Loss
Dušan Lajović 23 222 2012 12 10–8 10–8 0–0
Laslo Đere 29 2017 3 1–2 1–2 0–0
Filip Krajinović 77 220 2014 7 6–5 6–2 0–3
Nikola Milojević 174 277 2018 3 1–2 0–0 1–2
Viktor Troicki 186 462 2008 21 23–14 17–11 6–3
 
Djokovic and Zimonjić during the tie against Czech Republic
(Belgrade 18 September 2010)

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players were part of a team in the last five years.

Player Singles Rank Doubles Rank First year played No. of ties Total Win/Loss Singles Win/Loss Doubles Win/Loss Last year played
Novak Djokovic 1 219 2004 25 34–10 31–7 3–3 2017
Peđa Krstin 173 577 2018 2 2–0 2–0 0–0 2018
Danilo Petrović 286 256 2018 1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2018
Miljan Zekić 343 509 2018 1 0–1 0–0 0–1 2018
Janko Tipsarević 505 2000 35 41–18 34–15 7–3 2016
Nenad Zimonjić 462 1995 55 43–30 13–11 30–19 2017

ATP Rankings on 28 January 2019, before the tie with Uzbekistan

HistoryEdit

Serbia competed in its first Davis Cup as an independent nation in 2007.

Within the Yugoslav Davis Cup team, they reached the semifinals of the World Group in 1988, 1989 and 1991.

They competed as the Serbia and Montenegro Davis Cup team from 20042006.

Serbia won the Davis Cup title in 2010.

1927 Overall 85 191
(112–79)
21
(21–19)
Winner 2010

Serbia is considered as the direct successor of former Davis Cup teams (SCG, YUG), which is important in drawing decisions of home/away ties and choice of ground.

Results under present name SerbiaEdit

Year Competition Date Surface Location Opponent Score Result
2007 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1st round 9–11 Feb bye
Europe/Africa Zone Group I 2nd round 6–8 Apr clay Kovilovo, Serbia   Georgia 5 : 0 Won
World Group Play-offs 21–23 Sep clay Belgrade, Serbia   Australia 4 : 1 Won
2008 World Group 1st round 8–10 Feb hard Moscow, Russia   Russia 2 : 3 Lost
World Group Play-offs 19–21 Sep hard Bratislava, Slovakia   Slovakia 4 : 1 Won
2009 World Group 1st round 7–8 Mar clay Benidorm, Spain   Spain 1 : 4 Lost
World Group Play-offs 18–20 Sep hard Belgrade, Serbia   Uzbekistan 5 : 0 Won
2010 World Group 1st round 5–7 Mar clay Belgrade, Serbia   United States 3 : 2 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 9–11 Jul hard Split, Croatia   Croatia 4 : 1 Won
World Group Semifinals 17–19 Sep hard Belgrade, Serbia   Czech Republic 3 : 2 Won
World Group Final 3–5 Dec hard Belgrade, Serbia   France 3 : 2 Champion
2011 World Group 1st round 4–6 Mar hard Novi Sad, Serbia   India 4 : 1 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 8–10 Jul hard Halmstad, Sweden   Sweden 4 : 1 Won
World Group Semifinals 16–18 Sep hard Belgrade, Serbia   Argentina 2 : 3 Lost
2012 World Group 1st round 10–12 Feb hard Niš, Serbia   Sweden 4 : 1 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 6–8 Apr clay Prague, Czech Rep.   Czech Republic 1 : 4 Lost
2013 World Group 1st round 1–3 Feb clay Charleroi, Belgium   Belgium 3 : 2 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 5–7 Apr hard Boise, United States   United States 3 : 1 Won
World Group Semifinals 13–15 Sep clay Belgrade, Serbia   Canada 3 : 2 Won
World Group Final 15–17 Nov hard Belgrade, Serbia   Czech Republic 2 : 3 Runner-up
2014 World Group 1st round 31 Jan–2 Feb hard Novi Sad, Serbia    Switzerland 2 : 3 Lost
World Group Play-offs 12–15 Sep hard Bangalore, India   India 3 : 2 Won
2015 World Group 1st round 6–8 Mar hard Kraljevo, Serbia   Croatia 5 : 0 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 17–19 Jul clay Buenos Aires, Argentina   Argentina 1 : 4 Lost
2016 World Group 1st round 4–6 Mar hard Belgrade, Serbia   Kazakhstan 3 : 2 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 15–17 Jul clay Belgrade, Serbia   Great Britain 2 : 3 Lost
2017 World Group 1st round 3–5 Feb hard Niš, Serbia   Russia 4 : 0 Won
World Group Quarterfinals 7–9 Apr hard Belgrade, Serbia   Spain 4 : 1 Won
World Group Semifinals 15–17 Sep clay Lille, France   France 1 : 3 Lost
2018 World Group 1st round 2–4 Feb clay Niš, Serbia   United States 1 : 3 Lost
World Group Play-offs 14–16 Sep clay Kraljevo, Serbia   India 4 : 1 Won
2019 World Group Qualifying Round 1–2 Feb hard Tashkent, Uzbekistan   Uzbekistan 3 : 2 Won
World Group Finals Group A 20 Nov hard Madrid, Spain   Japan
21 Nov hard Madrid, Spain   France

Head to headEdit

(by No. of ties)

CaptainsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Serbia wins first Davis Cup title". ESPN. 2010-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  2. ^ "Troicki climbs off the floor to win epic first Davis Cup for Serbia". Independent. 2010-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
  3. ^ Moćna Srbija odlazi na megdan Uzbekistancima, Zimonjić nominovao tim

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