Serbia Davis Cup team

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)194 (114–80)
Years in
World Group
21 (24–20)
Davis Cup titles1 (2010)
Runners-up1 (2013)
Most total winsNenad Zimonjić (43–31)
Most singles winsNovak Djoković (34–7)
Janko Tipsarević (34–15)
Most doubles winsNenad Zimonjić (30–19)
Best doubles teamVemić / Zimonjić (7–2)
Jovanović / Pilić (7–8)
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. In 2020, Serbia Won the inaugural ATP Cup

Current teamEdit

The following players are called up for the 2019 Davis Cup Finals in November 2019.[3]

Player Singles Rank Doubles Rank First year played No. of ties Total Win/Loss Singles Win/Loss Doubles Win/Loss
Novak Djokovic 2 139 2004 28 37–11 34–7 3–4
Dušan Lajović 34 109 2012 12 10–8 10–8 0–0
Filip Krajinović 40 452 2014 10 8–6 8–3 0–3
Viktor Troicki 159 716 2008 24 24–16 17–11 7–5
Janko Tipsarević 221 191 2000 37 42–19 34–15 8–4
 
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
Laslo Đere 38 2017 3 1–2 1–2 0–0 2018
Nikola Milojević 156 718 2018 3 1–2 0–0 1–2 2019
Peđa Krstin 248 958 2018 2 2–0 2–0 0–0 2018
Danilo Petrović 170 564 2018 1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2018
Miljan Zekić 669 1663 2018 1 0–1 0–0 0–1 2018
Nenad Zimonjić 407 1995 55 43–31 13–12 30–19 2017

ATP Rankings on 18 November 2019

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 85 194
(114–80)
21
(24–20)
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 3 : 0 Won
21 Nov hard Madrid, Spain   France 2 : 1 Won
World Group Finals Quarterfinals 22 Nov hard Madrid, Spain   Russia 1 : 2 Lost
2020 World Group Finals Group Stage Nov hard Madrid, Spain   Austria
Nov hard Madrid, Spain   Germany

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. ^ Zlatna generacija poslednji put na okupu: Zimonjić saopštio spisak za Dejvis kup

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