ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Croatia — just barely — is going to the Davis Cup final.

After eight hours of tennis on Sunday, Borna Coric ended a sustained comeback bid from the United States by rallying from two sets to one down to beat Frances Tiafoe 6-7 (0), 6-1, 6-7 (11), 6-1, 6-3 in the fifth and decisive match of a topsy-turvy semifinal.

Frances Tiafoe of the United States returns a shot to Croatia’s Borna Coric during their Davis Cup semifinal singles match between Croatia and the United States in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Seeking its second title, Croatia will visit defending champion France in the Nov. 23-25 final.

Frances Tiafoe of the United States reacts during his Davis Cup semifinal singles match against Croatia’s Borna Coric in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Earlier, substitute Sam Querrey had rallied from a deep hole to keep the U.S. alive.

Sam Querrey of the United States, right, celebrates with his team Captain Jim Courier after defeating Marin Cilic of Croatia in their Davis Cup semifinal singles match in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Johnson, who was playing in place of Steve Johnson, beat sixth-ranked Marin Cilic 6-7 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 to even the best-of-five series at 2-2.

Marin Cilic of Croatia returns a shot to Sam Querrey of the United State during their Davis Cup semifinal singles match in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Cilic and Coric won the opening two singles matches Friday in straight sets but Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison began an American comeback with a doubles victory Saturday that was decided in a fifth-set tiebreaker over nearly five hours.

Tennis umpire Carlos Ramos, left, prepares to officiate the Davis Cup semifinal singles match between Sam Querrey, center of the United States and Marin Cilic of Croatia, in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

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Source: The Associated Press