USA was looking to win for the first time against Croatia in the 2016 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas quarterfinals in Portland, Oregon. An incredible first rubber saw Jack Sock fight back from two sets down to beat Croatian No. 1 Marin Čilić 46 36 63 64 64. John Isner followed up to beat Borna Čorić in straight sets 64 64 63 giving the Bryan brothers a chance to win the tie for USA.
Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig came out firing in a decisive doubles rubber to win 62 26 62 64 starting the Croatian comeback.
Čilić brought Croatia level with a straight sets win over John Isner setting up a thrilling winner take all fifth rubber up. Čorić defeated Sock 64 36 63 64 to complete the first-ever win for Croatia from 2-0 down.