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
CaptainNenad Zimonjić
CoachBoris Bošnjaković
Jovan Lilić
Dušan Vemić
ITF ranking8
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.

Current team

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 Djokovic213920042837–1134–73–4
Dušan Lajović3410920121210–810–80–0
Filip Krajinović404522014108–68–30–3
Viktor Troicki15971620082424–1617–117–5
Janko Tipsarević22119120003742–1934–158–4


Recent call-ups

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 Đere38201731–21–20–02018
Nikola Milojević156718201831–20–01–22019
Peđa Krstin248958201822–02–00–02018
Danilo Petrović170564201811–00–01–02018
Miljan Zekić6691663201810–10–00–12018
Nenad Zimonjić40719955543–3113–1230–192017

ATP Rankings on 18 November 2019

History

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 Serbia

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
Nov hard Madrid, Spain

Head to head

(by No. of ties)

Captains

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