Montenegro Davis Cup team

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Montenegro
Flag of Montenegro.svg
Captain Mirko Bjelica
ITF ranking 80 Decrease1
Colors red & yellow
First year 2007
Years played 5
Ties played (W–L) 20 (14–6)
Best finish Europe/Africa Zone group II
first round (2009)
Most total wins Goran Tošić (17–10)
Most singles wins Goran Tošić (12–7)
Most doubles wins Nemanja Kontić (8–2)
Best doubles team Daniel Danilović &
Goran Tošić (3–3)
Most ties played Goran Tošić (17)
Most years played Goran Tošić (5)

The Montenegro Davis Cup team represents Montenegro in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Tennis Federation of Montenegro.

Montenegro made its debut in Davis Cup in 2007 in the Europe/Africa Zone of Group IV. In competition of Andorra, Armenia, Botswana and Rwanda, Montenegro finished first with all four victories, with losing only one set in twelve matches played.

In 2008, Montenegro competed in the Europe/Africa Zone of Group III. With four victories and one defeat from host Bulgaria, Montenegro was second in Venue 1 and was promoted to Europe/Africa Zone of Group II.

In 2009, Montenegro lost first round tie to Monaco 5–0 at Monte Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune Cap Martin, and had to play relegation play-off against Denmark. The tie came to the decisive match, which Montenegro lost in straight sets, and with the final score 2–3 Montenegro lost its second tie in the second group, which led to relegation back to Europe Zone Group III.

Current Team (2013)[edit]

  • Ljubomir Čelebić
  • Ivan Saveljic (junior player)
  • Igor Saveljic (junior player)
  • Pavle Rogan (junior player)

Other Players[edit]

  • Nemanja Kontic (doubles player)

History[edit]

Montenegro has competed in its first Davis Cup in 2007. Montenegro previously competed as part of Serbia and Montenegro and before that, as part of Yugoslavia.

Matches[edit]

Full list of Montenegrin Davis Cup team matches (since independence):

No. Year Opponent Final score
1 2007  Botswana 3–0
2 2007  Rwanda 3–0
3 2007  Andorra 3–0
4 2007  Armenia 3–0
5 2008  Bulgaria 0–3
6 2008  Zimbabwe 3–0
7 2008  Turkey 2–1
8 2008  Ivory Coast 3–0
9 2008  Madagascar 2–1
10 2009  Monaco 0–5
11 2009  Denmark 2–3
12 2010  Armenia 3–0
13 2010  Greece 1–2
14 2010  Albania 3–0
15 2010  San Marino 3–0
16 2010  Moldova 1–2
17 2010  Malta 3–0
18 2011  Georgia 3–0
19 2011  Armenia 2–1
20 2011  Moldova 1–2

Note: Montenegro scores first

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