Karlovic, Cilic to play vs. U.S.

Updated: July 1, 2009, 11:10 AM ET
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ZAGREB, Croatia -- Wimbledon quarterfinalist Ivo Karlovic and Marin Cilic have been selected for Croatia's Davis Cup team against the United States.

Croatia, which won the Davis Cup in 2005, will face James Blake, Andy Roddick and brothers Mike and Bob Bryan.

Team captain Goran Prpic named his side late on Tuesday, adding Roko Karanusic and Lovro Zovko to the lineup.

Former world No. 7 Mario Ancic was forced to withdraw from the matchup as he continues to recover from mononucleosis.

Croatia has beaten the United States twice in two meetings in Davis Cup competition.

Information from The Associated Press and Reuters was used in this report.

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