Slovenia Davis Cup team

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Slovenia
Flag of Slovenia.svg
Captain Blaž Trupej
ITF ranking
Current ranking 44 Decrease18
Highest ranking 26 (18 September 2013)
First international
1993
World Group
Player stats
Most total wins Grega Žemlja (39–18)
Most singles wins Marko Tkalec (26–7)
Most doubles wins Grega Žemlja (14–8)
Best doubles team Luka Gregorc &
Grega Žemlja (12–3)
Most ties played Marko Tkalec (22)
Most years played Marko Tkalec (14)

The Slovenia Davis Cup team represents Slovenia in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Slovenian Tennis Association.

Slovenia currently compete in the Europe/Africa Zone Group II.

Current team (2017)[edit]

Round 2, against South Africa, 07.-09. April 2017:

Slovenian team lost 0:5, and is now ranked 46th out of 132 Nations competing in the Davis Cup. (10. April 2017 statistic)


Round 1, against Monaco, 03.-05.February 2017:

Slovenian team won 3:2

Previous Teams[edit]

  • 2016

Against Portugal, 16.-18. September 2016:

  • Grega Žemlja
  • Tomislav Ternar
  • Tom Kočevar Dešman
  • Sven Lah

Slovenian team lost 0:5

Against Romania, 04.-06. March 2016:

  • Blaž Rola
  • Grega Žemlja
  • Tomislav Ternar
  • Aljaž Radinski

Slovenian team lost 1:4

  • 2015

Against Lithuania, 30.October-1.November 2015:

  • Blaž Rola
  • Blaž Kavčić
  • Grega Žemlja
  • Tom Kočevar Dešman

Slovenian team won 5:0

Against Israel, 17.-19. July 2015:

  • Grega Žemlja
  • Nik Razboršek
  • Aljaž Radinski
  • David Goršič

Slovenian team won 3:2

Against Slovakia, 07.-09. March 2015:

  • Blaž Kavčić
  • Tom Kočevar Dešman
  • Mike Urbanija
  • Grega Žemlja

Slovenian team lost 0:5

  • 2014

Against Israel, 04.-06. April 2014:

Slovenian team lost 1:4

Against Portugal, 31. January- 02. February 2014:

  • Blaž Kavčić
  • Janez Semrajc
  • Mike Urbanija
  • Tom Kočevar Dešman

Slovenian team won 3:2

  • 2013

Against South Africa, 13.-15- September 2013:

  • Blaž Kavčić
  • Grega Žemlja
  • Blaž Rola
  • Janez Semrajc

Slovenian team won 4:1

History[edit]

Slovenia joined Davis Cup competition 1993, year after being accepted to the ITF (International Tennis Federation).

First win, the Slovenian team made was in 1993 in Zambia against San Marino. In the team were Blaž Trupej and Marko Por. Captain was Aleš Filipčić.

First Game at home for the national team was in 1994 against Greece and took place in Maribor. Slovenia won with 3:2. The same year, Slovenian team also won against Finnland, playing away in Ghana. In 1995, in Portorož, team lost against Zimbabve and later away against Izrael, which has put Slovenia down to second Euro-African Group. From 2002 to 2010 Slovenia was playing in the Second Group until winning against Finnland, Bulgaria and Lithuania in 2010. In March 2011, the team won against Finnland in the great Tivoli Hall in Ljubljana. In 2012, Slovenia won against Denmark in Velenje, but then lost against South Africa, this time playing away. In 2013, Slovenia won against South Africa with 4:1 and later won again, this time against Portugal with 3:2. In March 2016 Slovenia lost 4:1 against Romania, which lead to fall down to the Second Group again. 2017 is a year of fight to get back to the first Euro-African Group, starting with a 3:2 win in Maribor against Monaco team.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

http://www.daviscup.com/en/home.aspx

http://www.slo-daviscup.si/

http://www.tenis-slovenija.si/

External links[edit]