Zagreb, March 7th, 2020 - Croatia's male tennis team defeated India 3-1 in Zagreb and won theperformance in Davis Cup finals in Madrid on November 23-29. Borna Gojo against Prajnesh Gunneswaran and twice Marin Čilić - against Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal - brought Croatia points in individual matches, while the Indians celebrated in doubles (veterans Bopanna and Paes against Pavić and Škugor). Thus, in a bit over eight months, Vedran Martić's selectees will once again be one of 18 teams to fight for the silver cup in the second season of the new Davis Cup format. We will find out who they will be with in a group on Thursday (March 12th) at the draw in London.
The leading Croatian Olympic Committee's (COC) officials - President Zlatko Mateša and Secretary General Josip Čop - congratulated the tennis team on entering the Davis Cup finals:
Our dear tennis players,
Your latest success has reaffirmed your belonging to the elite of world tennis in team competition, in a competition that you have marked with two unforgettable triumphs. We congratulate all the members of the national team, head coach and expert staff, as well as the leadership of the Federation on this venture. Keep sticking together, be compact,- a team of pride, and bring a lot of winning pleasure to the Croatian Olympic family and the entire sports public from the final tournament in Madrid.