ZAGREB, 11 December 2019 – Vedran Martic has been named the new coach of the Croatia Davis Cup team, the Croatian Tennis Association (HTS) confirmed on Wednesday.
Martic, who is one of the leading Croatian tennis coaches, takes over from Zeljko Krajan who mutually parted ways with HTS ahead of last month’s Davis Cup Finals in Madrid.
Martic has coached a number of top players during his coaching career, including Goran Ivanisevic, Karen Khachanov, Petra Martic, Anke Huber and Natalia Medvedeva.
The new Davis Cup coach will also take on a number of roles as the association trainer, including following the form of players, preparing players for the Olympic Games and following the development of young and upcoming tennis players in Croatia.
As the association trainer, Martic will participate in giving out invitations to players for home tournaments, and with training camps for Croatia’s A and B team selections.
His first task will be leading the Croatia team in the Davis Cup Finals play-off tie against India on 6-7 March 2020.