Croatia at the Hopman Cup

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Croatia
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First year 1996
Years played 3
Hopman Cup titles 1 (1996)
Most total wins Goran Ivanišević (9–3)
Most singles wins Goran Ivanišević (5–1)
Most doubles wins Goran Ivanišević (4–2)
Iva Majoli (4–2)
Best doubles team Goran Ivanišević & Iva Majoli (4–2)
Most years played Goran Ivanišević (2)
Iva Majoli (2)

Croatia is a nation that has competed at three Hopman Cup tournaments since it gained its independence following the break up of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. It first competed in the Hopman Cup in 1996 and went on to win the title that year, its best showing at the tournament to date.

Players[edit]

This is a list of players who have played for Croatia in the Hopman Cup.

Name Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L First year played No. of years played
Ančić, MarioMario Ančić 2–3 2–1 0–2 2007 1
Ančić, SanjaSanja Ančić 0–5 0–3 0–2 2007 1
Ivanišević, GoranGoran Ivanišević 9–3 5–1 4–2 1996 2
Majoli, IvaIva Majoli 7–6 3–4 4–2 1996 2

Results[edit]

Year Competition Location Opponent Score Result
1996 1 Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth South Africa 1–2 Lost
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth United States 2–1 Won
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth France 3–0 Won
Final Burswood Dome, Perth Switzerland 2–1 Won
1997 Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth France 3–0 Won
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth United States 1–2 Lost
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Australia 2–1 Won
2007 Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Spain 0–3 Lost
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth India 1–2 Lost
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Czech Republic 2–1 Won

1 In the 1996 final, it came down to the mixed doubles to decide the tournament champions. The Swiss team were forced to retire with the score at 5–5 in the final set when Marc Rosset injured his hand after punching an advertising board in anger.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rosset hands Hopman Cup win to Croatia". The Independent (London). 8 Jan 1996. Retrieved 9 Oct 2011. 

See also[edit]

Yugoslavia at the Hopman Cup