World Group action starts in

Group II Europe/Africa 1st Round

01 Feb - 03 Feb 2013, Tennis Hall "Sofia'', Sofia, Bulgaria, Hard, Indoor

Team nominations

    • Grigor DIMITROV
    • Date of birth:  16 May 1991
    • Singles ranking:  11
    • Doubles ranking:  222
    • Aleksandar LAZOV
    • Date of birth:  09 Jul 1990
    • Singles ranking:  324
    • Doubles ranking:  455
    • Dimitar KUZMANOV
    • Date of birth:  28 Jul 1993
    • Singles ranking:  327
    • Doubles ranking:  632
    • Tihomir GROZDANOV
    • Date of birth:  29 Apr 1987
    • Singles ranking:  1007
    • Doubles ranking:  995
  • Captain Dimitar GOSPODINOV
    • Micke KONTINEN
    • Date of birth:  18 Dec 1992
    • Singles ranking:  392
    • Doubles ranking:  784
    • Juho PAUKKU
    • Date of birth:  19 Jul 1986
    • Singles ranking:  1124=
    • Doubles ranking: 
    • Harri HELIOVAARA
    • Date of birth:  04 Jun 1989
    • Singles ranking:  1433=
    • Doubles ranking: 
    • Henri KONTINEN
    • Date of birth:  19 Jun 1990
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking:  32
  • Captain Kim TIILIKAINEN

News from the tie


  • Grigor Dmitrov (BUL) and Juho Paukku (FIN)
  • Team Bulagria
  • Tie Summary

    Bulgaria will host Finalnd in this Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group II tie. Bulgaria lead the head to head 2-1 and have won the last two meetings, most recently in 2005. Every match between the two nations has gone the distance.

    Bulgaria are in the Zone Group II after storming through Zone Group III winning all three of their matches 3-0. They only spent one year in Zone Group III, and gained promotion in style. Bulgaria will be looking to earn back-to-back promotions this year.

    Finland, on the other hand, join Group II having suffered relegation from Group I at the hands of Denmark. They spent three years i Group I before losing all three matches last year. They will be looking to make a swift return to Group I.

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  • All-time head to head

    2 Total 3
    All-time head to head record

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