Croatia returns to the Davis Cup final for the first time in 11 years and will host the final on November 25-27 against Argentina.
Croatia defeated France 3-2 at the end of a weekend where Marin was the hero for the nation.
After Borna’s defeat 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-1 against Richard Gasquet in the first rubber, Marin won both his singles and doubles with Ivan Dodig on Saturday to stun top-ranked doubles pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert.
In the fourth rubber on Sunday, Marin beat Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-2 7-5 to give Croatia an unassailable 3-1 lead with one singles rubber left to play.
Marin Draganja replaced Borna Coric for the dead final rubber and lost 6-4 6-4 to Lucas Pouille.