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The Slovakia Davis Cup team represents Slovakia in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Slovak Tennis Association.

Slovakia
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CaptainMiloslav Mečíř
ITF ranking17 Increase3 (as of July 20, 2015)
Highest ITF ranking3 (Dec 6, 2005[1])
Lowest ITF ranking36 (Sep 16, 2013[2])
ColorsBlue, red & white
First year1994
Years played22
Ties played (W–L)51 (32–19)
Years in
World Group
7 (5–7)
Runners-up1 (2005)
Most total winsKarol Kučera (33–18)
Dominik Hrbatý (33–25)
Most singles winsDominik Hrbatý (28–14)
Most doubles winsMichal Mertiňák (12–7)
Best doubles teamMichal Mertiňák &
Filip Polášek (5–3)
Most ties playedDominik Hrbatý (26)
Most years playedDominik Hrbatý (14)

Slovakia finished as runners-up in 2005, losing 3–2 to Croatia in the final. They currently compete in the Europe/Africa Zone of Group I. They last competed in the World Group in 2006.

Contents

Current teamEdit

Players that were nominated for any Davis Cup tie in the last year. Statistics include the results of the tie against Hungary.

Source:[3]

Rankings as of: Feb 7, 2017 [4]

Name Born First Last Ties Win/Loss Ranks
Year Tie Sin Dou Tot Sin Dou
Martin Kližan (1989-07-11)July 11, 1989 2007 2017   Hungary 15 16–8 3–1 19–9 36 213
Andrej Martin (1989-09-20)September 20, 1989 2013 2017   Hungary 8 3–4 3–3 6–7 145 91
Jozef Kovalík (1992-11-04)November 4, 1992 2016 2017   Hungary 3 1–2 0–0 1–2 115 1162
Lukáš Lacko (1987-11-03)November 3, 1987 2006 2017   Hungary 18 17–13 0–4 17–17 104 577
Norbert Gomboš (1990-08-13)August 13, 1990 2014 2016   Australia 5 2–7 0–1 2–8 133 1128
Igor Zelenay (1982-10-02)October 2, 1982 2003 2016   Australia 8 0–0 5–3 5–3 1221 114

HistoryEdit

Slovakia competed in its first Davis Cup in 1994. Slovak players had previously played for Czechoslovakia.

Following the 2005 Davis Cup World Group competition, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced that Karol Beck, one of the players for Slovakia, had tested positive for the beta agonist clenbuterol during the semifinal against Argentina, which Slovakia won 4–1.[5]

Recent performancesEdit

1990sEdit

2000sEdit

2010sEdit

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Surface Score Result
2010 Group I Euro-African Zone, Quarter-final 5–7 March Bad Gleichenberg (AUT)   Austria Hard (i) 2–3 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play Off 17–19 September Minsk (BLR)   Belarus Hard 4–1 Won
2011 Group I Euro-African Zone, Quarter-final 4–6 March Cruz Quebrada (POR)   Portugal Clay 1–4 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play Off 16–18 September Bratislava (SVK)   Ukraine Hard 4–1 Won
2012 Group I Euro-African Zone, 1st Round 10–12 February Glasgow (GBR)   Great Britain Hard (i) 2–3 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play Off 14–16 September Bratislava (SVK)   Portugal Hard (i) 3–1 Won
2013 Group I Euro-African Zone, 1st Round 1–3 February Kremenchug (UKR)   Ukraine Hard (i) 2–3 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play Off 13–15 September Bratislava (SVK)   Sweden Hard (i) 3–2 Won
2014 Group I Euro-African Zone, 1st Round 31 Jan–2 Feb Bratislava (SVK)   Latvia Hard (i) 5–0 Won
Group I Euro-African Zone, 2nd Round 4–6 April Bratislava (SVK)   Austria Hard (i) 4–1 Won
World Group, Play Off 12–14 September Chicago (USA)   United States Hard (i) 0–5 Lost
2015 Group I Euro-African Zone, 1st Round 6–8 March Bratislava (SVK)   Slovenia Hard (i) 5–0 Won
Group I Euro-African Zone, 2nd Round 17–19 July Constanța (ROU)   Romania Clay 5–0 Won
World Group, Play Off 18–20 September Gdynia (POL)   Poland Hard (i) 2–3 Lost
2016 Group I Euro-African Zone, Quarter-final 15–17 July Budapest (HUN)   Hungary Clay 3–0 Won
World Group, Play Off 16–18 September Sydney (AUS)   Australia Grass 0–3 Lost
2017 Group I Euro-African Zone, Quarter-final 3–5 February Bratislava (SVK)   Hungary Hard (i) 1–3 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play-Off 15–17 September Bratislava (SVK)   Poland Clay 4–1 Won
2018 Group I Euro-African Zone, Quarter-final 2–4 February Bratislava (SVK)   Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay (i) 2–3 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play-Off 26–27 September Bratislava (SVK)   Belarus Clay (i) 3–1 Won
2019 World Group Qualifying Round 1–2 February Bratislava (SVK)   Canada Clay (i) 2–3 Lost
Group I Euro-African Zone, Relegation Play-Off 13–14 September Bratislava, (SVK)    Switzerland

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.sme.sk/c/2497394/rebricek-itf-daviscupovych-timov.html
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130921182829/http://www.daviscup.com/en/rankings/current-rankings.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.daviscup.com/en/teams/team/profile.aspx?id=SVK
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 2014-10-07.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Beck hit with two-year doping ban". BBC Sport. BBC. 13 February 2006. Retrieved 18 January 2011.

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