1970 Federation Cup (tennis)

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The 1970 Federation Cup was the eighth edition of what is now known as the Fed Cup. 22 nations participated in the tournament, which was held at the Freiburg Tennis Club in Freiburg, West Germany, from 19–24 May. Australia defeated West Germany in the final.

Participating Teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Czechoslovakia

France

Great Britain

Greece

Hungary

Indonesia

Israel

Italy

Japan

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Sweden

Switzerland

South Africa

United States

West Germany

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

All ties were played at the Freiburg Tennis Club in Freiburg, West Germany, on clay courts.


  First Round
19 May
Second Round
20–21 May
Quarterfinals
22 May
Semifinals
23 May
Final
24 May
                                               
        
      United States 3  
        Yugoslavia 0  
      
        
      United States 3  
      South Africa 0  
        
        
      South Africa  
        Hungary w/o  
      
        
      United States 1  
      West Germany 2  
    Japan 1  
    France 2  
      France 2
        Italy 1  
    Poland w/o
    Italy    
      France 0
      West Germany 3  
     Switzerland 2  
    Belgium 1  
       Switzerland 0
        West Germany 3  
      


      West Germany 0
      Australia 3


        
      Great Britain 3  
        New Zealand 0  
    Israel w/o
    New Zealand    
      Great Britain 2  
      Netherlands 1  
    Norway 0  
    Canada 3  
      Canada 0
        Netherlands 3  
    Greece 0
    Netherlands 3  
      Great Britain 0
      Australia 3  
        
        
      Sweden 2
        Indonesia 1  
      
        
      Sweden 0
      Australia 3  
        
        
      Czechoslovakia 0
        Australia 3  
      

First Round[edit]

Japan vs. France[edit]


Japan
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
19 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

France
2
1 2 3
1 Japan
France
Kimiyo Yagahara
Odile de Roubin
4
6
2
6
   
2 Japan
France
Kazuko Sawamatsu
Gail Benedetti
6
2
8
6
   
3 Japan
France
Junko Sawamatsu / Kazuko Sawamatsu
Gail Benedetti / Christiane Spinoza
2
6
3
6
   

[1]

Switzerland vs. Belgium[edit]


Switzerland
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
19 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Belgium
1
1 2 3
1 Switzerland
Belgium
Anne-Marie Studer
Michele Kahn
6
1
6
0
   
2 Switzerland
Belgium
Marianne Kindler
Ingrid Palmieri
6
4
6
2
   
3 Switzerland
Belgium
Rita Felix / Anne-Marie Studer
Ingrid Palmieri / Monique Van Haver
4
6
4
6
   

[2]

Norway vs. Canada[edit]


Norway
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
19 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Canada
3
1 2 3
1 Norway
Canada
Kirsten Robsahm
Jane O'Hara
2
6
1
6
   
2 Norway
Canada
Ellen Grindvold
Andrée Martin
6
3
2
6
4
6
 
3 Norway
Canada
Ellen Grindvold / Kirsten Robsahm
Andrée Martin / Jane O'Hara
1
6
3
6
   

[3]

Greece vs. Netherlands[edit]


Greece
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
19 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Netherlands
3
1 2 3
1 Greece
Netherlands
Dionissia Asteri
Betty Stöve
2
6
2
6
   
2 Greece
Netherlands
Carol-Ann Kalgeropoulos
Marijke Schaar
0
6
1
6
   
3 Greece
Netherlands
Dionissia Asteri / Carol-Ann Kalgeropoulos
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
2
6
5
7
   

[4]

Second Round[edit]

United States vs. Yugoslavia[edit]


United States
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
20 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Yugoslavia
0
1 2 3
1 United States
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Peaches Bartkowicz
Biljana Kostić
6
0
6
0
   
2 United States
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Julie Heldman
Irena Skulj
6
0
6
0
   
3 United States
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Mary-Ann Eisel / Julie Heldman
Alenka Pipan / Irena Skulj
6
2
6
1
   

[5]

France vs. Italy[edit]


France
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
20 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Italy
1
1 2 3
1 France
Italy
Odile de Roubin
Lea Pericoli
2
6
2
6
   
2 France
Italy
Gail Benedetti
Maria-Teresa Riedl
6
0
6
0
   
3 France
Italy
Gail Benedetti / Christiane Spinoza
Sylvana Lazzarino / Lea Pericoli
6
3
8
6
   

[6]

Switzerland vs. West Germany[edit]


Switzerland
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
20 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

West Germany
3
1 2 3
1 Switzerland
West Germany
Anne-Marie Studer
Helga Hösl
3
6
0
6
   
2 Switzerland
West Germany
Marianne Kindler
Helga Niessen
1
6
1
6
   
3 Switzerland
West Germany
Rita Felix / Marianne Kindler
Katja Ebbinghaus / Helga Hösl
2
6
1
6
   

[7]

Great Britain vs. New Zealand[edit]


Great Britain
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
21 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

New Zealand
0
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
New Zealand
Winnie Shaw
Robyn Hunt
6
1
6
2
   
2 United Kingdom
New Zealand
Virginia Wade
Marilyn Pryde
6
3
6
2
   
3 United Kingdom
New Zealand
Winnie Shaw / Joyce Williams
Robyn Hunt / Marilyn Pryde
6
3
6
1
   

[8]

Canada vs. Netherlands[edit]


Canada
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
21 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Netherlands
3
1 2 3
1 Canada
Netherlands
Jane O'Hara
Betty Stöve
3
6
6
1
8
10
 
2 Canada
Netherlands
Faye Urban
Marijke Schaar
2
6
3
6
   
3 Canada
Netherlands
Andrée Martin / Jane O'Hara
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
4
6
3
6
   

[9]

Sweden vs. Indonesia[edit]


Sweden
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
21 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Indonesia
1
1 2 3
1 Sweden
Indonesia
Ingrid Bentzer
Lita Sugiarto
4
6
1
6
   
2 Sweden
Indonesia
Christina Sandberg
Lany Kaligis
6
2
6
3
   
3 Sweden
Indonesia
Ingrid Bentzer / Christina Sandberg
Lany Kaligis / Lita Sugiarto
2
6
6
2
6
3
 

[10]

Czechoslovakia vs. Australia[edit]


Czechoslovakia
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
21 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Australia
3
1 2 3
1 Czechoslovakia
Australia
Vlasta Kodesová
Karen Krantzcke
5
7
1
6
   
2 Czechoslovakia
Australia
Alena Palmeová-West
Judy Dalton
6
4
4
6
2
6
 
3 Czechoslovakia
Australia
Alena Palmeová-West / Vlasta Kodesová
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
0
6
3
6
   

[11]

Quarterfinals[edit]

United States vs. South Africa[edit]


United States
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
22 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

South Africa
0
1 2 3
1 United States
South Africa
Peaches Bartkowicz
Marianna Brummer
6
1
6
2
   
2 United States
South Africa
Julie Heldman
Brenda Kirk
6
4
6
0
   
3 United States
South Africa
Mary-Ann Eisel / Julie Heldman
Brenda Kirk / Wendy Tomlinson
6
4
6
1
   

[12]

France vs. West Germany[edit]


France
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
22 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

West Germany
3
1 2 3
1 France
West Germany
Christiane Spinoza
Helga Hösl
4
6
5
7
   
2 France
West Germany
Gail Benedetti
Helga Niessen
8
6
3
6
2
6
 
3 France
West Germany
Odile de Roubin / Christiane Spinoza
Katja Ebbinghaus / Helga Hösl
1
6
4
6
   

[13]

Great Britain vs. Netherlands[edit]


Great Britain
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
22 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Netherlands
1
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Winnie Shaw
Betty Stöve
6
0
3
6
1
6
 
2 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Virginia Wade
Marijke Schaar
6
0
6
1
   
3 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Winnie Shaw / Virginia Wade
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
6
3
6
1
   

[14]

Sweden vs. Australia[edit]


Sweden
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
22 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Australia
3
1 2 3
1 Sweden
Australia
Ingrid Bentzer
Karen Krantzcke
1
6
3
6
   
2 Sweden
Australia
Christina Sandberg
Judy Dalton
6
1
4
6
2
6
 
3 Sweden
Australia
Ingrid Bentzer / Christina Sandberg
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
1
1
    retired
 

[15]

Semifinals[edit]

United States vs. West Germany[edit]


United States
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
23 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

West Germany
2
1 2 3
1 United States
West Germany
Peaches Bartkowicz
Helga Hösl
6
2
6
2
   
2 United States
West Germany
Julie Heldman
Helga Niessen
0
6
6
8
   
3 United States
West Germany
Mary-Ann Eisel / Julie Heldman
Helga Hösl / Helga Niessen
5
7
6
4
0
6
 

[16]

Great Britain vs. Australia[edit]


Great Britain
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
23 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Australia
3
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Australia
Joyce Williams
Karen Krantzcke
4
6
5
7
   
2 United Kingdom
Australia
Virginia Wade
Judy Dalton
4
6
6
4
5
7
 
3 United Kingdom
Australia
Winnie Shaw / Virginia Wade
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
3
6
3
6
   

[17]

Final[edit]

West Germany vs. Australia[edit]


West Germany
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
24 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Australia
3
1 2 3
1 West Germany
Australia
Helga Hösl
Karen Krantzcke
2
6
3
6
   
2 West Germany
Australia
Helga Niessen
Judy Dalton
6
4
3
6
3
6
 
3 West Germany
Australia
Helga Hösl / Helga Niessen
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
2
6
5
7
   

[18]

1970 Federation Cup Champions
Australia
Australia
Fourth title

Consolation Rounds[edit]

Draw[edit]

  Consolation First Round
21 May
Consolation Quarterfinals
22 May
Consolation Semifinals
23 May
Consolation Final
24 May
                                     
    Greece 0  
    Canada 2  
      Canada w/o  
        Norway    
      
        
      Norway 0  
      Japan 3  
        
        
      New Zealand 0
        Japan 3  
      
        
      Japan 3
       Switzerland 0
        
        
      Indonesia w/o
        Belgium    
      
        
      Belgium 0
       Switzerland 3  
        
        
       Switzerland 2
        Yugoslavia 1  
      

First Round[edit]

Greece vs. Canada[edit]

Greece
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
21 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 Greece
Canada
Alice Alexandri
Jane O'Hara
3
6
0
6
   
2 Greece
Canada
Dionissia Asteri
Andrée Martin
0
6
6
8
   
3 Greece
Canada
 
 
      not
played

[19]

Quarterfinals[edit]

New Zealand vs. Japan[edit]

New Zealand
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
22 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Japan
3
1 2 3
1 New Zealand
Japan
Robyn Hunt
Kimiyo Yagahara
3
6
1
6
   
2 New Zealand
Japan
Marilyn Pryde
Kazuko Sawamatsu
2
6
4
6
   
3 New Zealand
Japan
Robyn Hunt / Marilyn Pryde
Kimiyo Yagahara / Kazuko Sawamatsu
4
6
2
6
   

[20]

Switzerland vs. Yugoslavia[edit]

Switzerland
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
22 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Yugoslavia
1
1 2 3
1 Switzerland
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
         
2 Switzerland
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
         
3 Switzerland
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
         

[21]

Semifinals[edit]

Norway vs. Japan[edit]

Norway
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
23 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Japan
3
1 2 3
1 Norway
Japan
Kirsten Robsahm
Kimiyo Yagahara
4
6
0
6
   
2 Norway
Japan
Ellen Grindvold
Kazuko Sawamatsu
2
6
2
6
   
3 Norway
Japan
Ellen Grindvold / Liv Jagge
Kimiyo Yagahara / Kazuko Sawamatsu
4
6
2
6
   

[22]

Belgium vs. Switzerland[edit]

Belgium
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
23 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Switzerland
3
1 2 3
1 Belgium
Switzerland
Monique Van Haver
Rita Felix
2
6
1
6
   
2 Belgium
Switzerland
Ingrid Palmieri
Marianne Kindler
5
7
1
6
   
3 Belgium
Switzerland
Michele Kahn / Monique Van Haver
Rita Felix / Anne-Marie Studer
4
6
3
6
   

[23]

Final[edit]

Japan vs. Switzerland[edit]

Japan
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany
24 May 1970
Red clay (outdoors)

Switzerland
0
1 2 3
1 Japan
Switzerland
Kimiyo Yagahara
Rita Felix
6
3
8
6
   
2 Japan
Switzerland
Kazuko Sawamatsu
Anne-Marie Studer
6
2
6
3
   
3 Japan
Switzerland
Kimiyo Yagahara / Kazuko Sawamatsu
Rita Felix / Anne-Marie Studer
6
4
6
3
   

[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japan v France". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "Switzerland v Belgium". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Norway v Canada". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Greece v Netherlands". fedcup.com. 
  5. ^ "United States v Yugoslavia". fedcup.com. 
  6. ^ "France v Italy". fedcup.com. 
  7. ^ "Switzerland v West Germany". fedcup.com. 
  8. ^ "Great Britain v New Zealand". fedcup.com. 
  9. ^ "Canada v Netherlands". fedcup.com. 
  10. ^ "Sweden v Indonesia". fedcup.com. 
  11. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Australia". fedcup.com. 
  12. ^ "United States v South Africa". fedcup.com. 
  13. ^ "France v West Germany". fedcup.com. 
  14. ^ "Great Britain v Netherlands". fedcup.com. 
  15. ^ "Sweden v Australia". fedcup.com. 
  16. ^ "United States v West Germany". fedcup.com. 
  17. ^ "Great Britain v Australia". fedcup.com. 
  18. ^ "West Germany v Australia". fedcup.com. 
  19. ^ "Greece v Canada". fedcup.com. 
  20. ^ "New Zealand v Japan". fedcup.com. 
  21. ^ "Switzerland v Yugoslavia". fedcup.com. 
  22. ^ "Norway v Japan". fedcup.com. 
  23. ^ "Belgium v Switzerland". fedcup.com. 
  24. ^ "Japan v Switzerland". fedcup.com.