The Australian Open is upon us! Last year's finalist, Marin Čilić, has big expectations after taking 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer five sets down under in 2018. Čilić is the #6 ranked player at the tournament this year and defeated Australian Bernard Tomic in straight sets Monday night in the first round. Čilić has a favorable draw to the quarterfinals … [Read more...] about Croatians Go Perfect 5-0 In Aussie Open 1st Round
DAY 3 Marin Čilić handled Lucas Pouille in straight sets Sunday to avenge his 2016 Davis Cup disappointment to beat France and hand Croatia their second ever Davis Cup championship. It was a fantastic result to cap a year that will be forever engraved in Croatian sports hearts. DAY 2 France didn't tuck their tails between their legs and let … [Read more...] about CROATIA: 2018 DAVIS CUP TENNIS WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!
21 year-old Zagreb native Borna Ćorić defeated 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Saturday but wasn't able to get past Novak Djokovic in the Final; losing 6-3, 6-4. Ćorić is on the rise and could very soon meet fellow Croatian Marin Čilić in the top 10 of world ranked tennis players. Ćorić has played … [Read more...] about Ćorić Falls To Djokovic In Shanghai Masters Final, Moves Up To #13 In The World
DAY 3 It was supposed to be a cakewalk into the Finals. Marin Čilić just needed to beat American Sam Querrey in the fourth rubber match in Zadar, Sunday after, and everything was going as planned. Čilić beat Querrey 7-6 in the first set and was up 6-1 in the second set tiebreak before everything fell apart. Querrey would miraculously come back to win the second set … [Read more...] about Croatia Book Spot In Davis Cup Finals After Ćorić Comes To The Rescue!
21 year-old Zagreb native Borna Ćorić will play in the most important match of his young career Sunday night in New York when he takes on world #3 and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro at the US Open. The two will meet in the 4th Round (final 16) of the year's final Grand Slam. Ranked 20th in the world, this is the farthest Ćorić has ever been at any Grand … [Read more...] about Ćorić To Face Del Potro In Biggest Match Of Career, Čilić Comes Back From The Dead
21 year-old Croatian tennis player Borna Ćorić, who is currently ranked #20 in the world, has made quick work in the first two rounds of the US Open this tournament. In the 1st Round Monday, Ćorić defeated German Florian Mayer in four sets: 6-2, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 to set up a 2nd Round match with Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena Wednesday afternoon. Ćorić cruised through the match … [Read more...] about Ćorić Cruising At US Open, Čilić Too
Take the day off from thinking about the World Cup boys and girls! Go to church and get your prayers in; Croatia has a long way to go in Russia! It was a huge day for Croatian tennis! Marin Čilić defeated Novak Djoković in three sets to win the ATP 500 Queen's Club championship in London while Borna Ćorić took down 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer to win the … [Read more...] about Čilić, Ćorić Take Down Djokovic, Federer To Win Titles Sunday
#3 ranked Marin Čilić made it to where he was expected to make it- the French Open quarterfinals. But he couldn't get over his Juan Martin del Potro hump, now losing to the Argentine for the 11th time in 13 matches. After rain stopped the match in the first set tiebreaker on Wednesday, play resumed Thursday afternoon with del Potro finishing off Čilić 7-5 in the … [Read more...] about Čilić Crumbles In Paris, Loses To DelPo in 4 Sets
DAY 3 Croatia's #1 tennis player, Marin Čilić, made quick work of Mikhail Kukushkin Sunday afternoon in Varaždin, defeating the Kazakh 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 to book Croatia's spot in the Davis Cup semifinals come this September. Croatia will host a solid United States team made up of John Isner, Sam Querrey and Jack Sock. Croatia defeated Kazakhstan 3-1 with two singles … [Read more...] about Čilić Books Croatia’s Spot In Davis Cup Semis