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French Open 2017: Marin Čilić into Quarter-Final

Croatia’s number one tennis player Marin Čilić has advanced through to the quarter-final of the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris on Monday. Čilić, who is the tournament’s 7th seed, was leading Kevin Anderson 6-3, 3-0 when the South African retired with a muscle injury. After Čilić had claimed ...

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Davis Cup 2017: Croatia 2-3 Spain

Spain have fought back from 2-1 down to beat an under-strength Croatia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group first round match in Osijek on Sunday. Franko Škugor gave Croatia the perfect start to the tie when he beat World No.26 Pablo Carreno Busta on Friday 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, ...

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Croatian Jana Fett Storms into WTA Semi Final in Hobart

Young Croatian tennis player Jana Fett has stormed into the WTA semi final at the Hobart International in Australia. The 20-year-old, who is ranked 340th in the world, is expected to see her ranking shoot up after an impressive run in Hobart which saw her beat former French Open champion ...

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Croatian Ana Konjuh is the 2017 ASB Classic’s Runner-Up

By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar The 2017 ASB Classic is a tennis tournament which celebrated its 32nd edition, for women competitions, from the second of January until the seventh. The matches took place in Auckland, New Zealand. Croatian tennis player Ana Konjuh, who went into the tournament ranked 47th in the ...

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Davis Cup Tennis Returns to Slavonia After 20 Years

Croatia will play a Davis Cup tennis tie in the eastern region of Slavonia for the first time in 20 years. Croatia will play their World Group 1st Round tie against Spain in the city of Osijek from 3 – 5 February 2017. “I am extremely glad to announce that ...

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2016 Davis Cup Final: Croatia 2 – 3 Argentina

An historic win for Argentina in the final of the 2016 Davis Cup in Zagreb on Sunday. Argentina’s Federico Delbonis beat Ivo Karlović in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the final rubber to give Argentina a thrilling 3-2 win and their first ever Davis Cup title. Karlović, who would ...

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Zagreb Confirmed as Davis Cup Final Host

The Croatian Tennis Federation has confirmed on Sunday that Croatia will face Argentina in the Davis Cup final from 25-27 November 2016 at Arena Zagreb… International Tennis Federation (ITF) rules, which state that the final has to be placed in an arena with a capacity of at least 12,000 seats ...

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Croatian Mate Pavić Wins US Open Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Title

Croatia now has its 6th Grand Slam champion… 23-year-old Croatian tennis player Mate Pavić has won the US Open mixed doubles title with his German partner Laura Siegemund in New York on Friday. Pavić and 28-year-old Siegemund were too good for their American opponents Coco Vandeweghe and Rajeev Ram, winning 6:4, 6:4. ...

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