Croatia at the Hopman Cup

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Croatia
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First year1996
Years played3
Hopman Cup titles1 (1996)
Most total winsGoran Ivanišević (9–3)
Most singles winsGoran Ivanišević (5–1)
Most doubles winsGoran Ivanišević (4–2)
Iva Majoli (4–2)
Best doubles teamGoran Ivanišević & Iva Majoli (4–2)
Most years playedGoran Ivanišević (2)
Iva Majoli (2)

Croatia is a nation that has competed at three Hopman Cup tournaments since it gained its independence following the breakup 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
Mario Ančić 2–3 2–1 0–2 2007 1
Sanja Ančić 0–5 0–3 0–2 2007 1
Goran Ivanišević 9–3 5–1 4–2 1996 2
Iva 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