Coric, Johnson to open Croatia-US Davis Cup semifinal clash

Madrid : Croatia's Borna Coric is set to take on Steve Johnson of the United States in the first of the semifinals of the Davis Cup, after the draw conducted on Thursday.

The Croatia-US tie is scheduled to take place at Sportski Centar's outdoor clay court in the Croatian city of Zadar on September 14-16, reports Efe news.

World No. 6 Marin Cilic will face Frances Tiafoe of the US in the second rubber that takes place Friday.

On Saturday, the Croatian duo of Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic is set to square off against the US pair, Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison.

Croatia has won all four previous Davis Cup ties between the two teams in 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2016.