Belgium Fed Cup team

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Belgium
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Captain Ann Devries
ITF ranking 9 Decrease3
Colors red & black
First year 1963
Years played 43
Ties played (W–L) 122 (63–59)
Fed Cup titles 1 (2001)
Runners-up 1 (2006)
Most total wins Sabine Appelmans (32–22)
Most singles wins Sabine Appelmans (25–13)
Most doubles wins Els Callens (17–6)
Best doubles team Monique van Haver/Michele Gurdal (11–9)
Most ties played Sabine Appelmans (33)
Most years played Sabine Appelmans & Kirsten Flipkens (12 each)

The Belgian Fed Cup team, managed by the Belgian Tennis Federation, has been competing in the International Tennis Federation sanctioned Fed Cup since the very beginning: 1963. It has won the competition once, in 2001. Both Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin won their singles matches to seal the first victory for Belgium against Russia in Madrid.

Players[edit]

Note: players in bold are part of the 2015 Fed Cup team.

Name DOB Years First Last Ties Win/Loss
Tot Sin Dou
Appelmans, SabineSabine Appelmans (1972-04-22)April 22, 1972 12 1988 1999 33 32–22 25–13 7–9
Bedoret, MoniqueMonique Bedoret (1932-10-25)October 25, 1932 2 1964 1966 2 1–2 0–1 1–1
Bellens, ElzaElza Bellens (1932-05-14)May 14, 1932 1 1963 1963 1 0–1 0–1 0–0
Bonaventure, YsalineYsaline Bonaventure (1994-08-29)August 29, 1994 3 2012 2014 4 1–3 0–0 1–3
Butkiewicz, LeslieLeslie Butkiewicz (1992-05-26)May 26, 1992 2 2005 2006 2 0–2 0–1 0–1
Callens, ElsEls Callens (1970-08-20)August 20, 1970 11 1994 2005 28 26–13 9–7 17–6
Clijsters, KimKim Clijsters (1983-06-08)June 8, 1983 9 2000 2011 17 24–4 21–3 3–1
Clijsters, ElkeElke Clijsters (1985-01-18)January 18, 1985 3 2002 2004 3 0–4 0–1 0–3
Courtois, LaurenceLaurence Courtois (1976-01-18)January 18, 1976 8 1993 2002 25 19–10 8–3 11–7
De Crop, MarianneMarianne De Crop (1960-12-23)December 23, 1960 1 1977 1977 1 0–1 0–1 0–0
De Ruysscher, IlseIlse De Ruysscher (1962-07-13)July 13, 1962 2 1985 1986 5 4–3 1–1 3–2
De Witte, MarionMarion De Witte (1953-12-20)December 20, 1953 2 1981 1982 7 6–8 3–4 3–4
De Wouters, MarleneMarlene De Wouters (1963-02-18)February 18, 1963 2 1981 1983 4 0–4 0–2 0–2
Devries, AnnAnn Devries (1979-02-27)February 27, 1979 5 1985 1991 15 12–13 6–6 6–7
Feber, NancyNancy Feber (1976-02-05)February 5, 1976 4 1993 1997 14 11–3 2–2 9–1
Feys, DebbrichDebbrich Feys (1984-12-20)December 20, 1984 2 2007 2008 2 1–2 0–1 1–1
Flipkens, KirstenKirsten Flipkens (1986-01-10)January 10, 1986 12 2003 2015 22 11–27 10–18 1–9
Gabriel, AnnAnn Gabriel (1963-08-14)August 14, 1963 4 1981 1984 11 7–9 6–5 1–4
Gurdal, MichèleMichèle Gurdal (1952-11-30)November 30, 1952 9 1972 1980 28 24–25 13–15 11–10
Hendler, TamarynTamaryn Hendler (1992-08-12)August 12, 1992 4 2007 2012 6 0–8 0–6 0–2
Henin, JustineJustine Henin (1982-06-01)June 1, 1982 7 1999 2010 12 15–4 15–2 0–2
Kahn, MicheleMichele Kahn (1939-02-14)February 14, 1939 3 1966 1970 6 2–6 1–4 1–2
Mabille, NicoleNicole Mabille (1961-03-15)March 15, 1961 3 1980 1984 6 3–6 2–1 1–5
Maes, CarolineCaroline Maes (1982-11-09)November 9, 1982 5 2002 2008 7 2–7 0–3 2–4
Marechal, MaryMary Marechal 1 1963 1963 1 0–1 0–0 0–1
Mercelis, ChristianeChristiane Mercelis (1931-10-05)October 5, 1931 6 1963 1969 8 2–11 0–5 2–6
Mestach, An-SophieAn-Sophie Mestach (1994-03-07)March 7, 1994 5 2010 2015 8 5–5 1–1 4–4
Monami, DominiqueDominique Monami (1973-05-31)May 31, 1973 9 1991 2000 21 22–11 17–7 5–4
Oyen, SofieSofie Oyen (1992-02-04)February 4, 1992 2 2009 2010 2 0–2 0–0 0–2
Palmieri, IngridIngrid Palmieri (1948-01-12)January 12, 1948 4 1967 1970 7 2–9 1–6 1–3
Schuurmans, KathleenKathleen Schuurmans (1966-07-03)July 3, 1966 2 1984 1985 6 3–4 1–2 2–2
Van Haver, MoniqueMonique Van Haver (1948-08-31)August 31, 1948 10 1970 1980 30 22–28 10–18 12–10
Van Renterghem, CarolineCaroline Van Renterghem (1972-01-31)January 31, 1972 2 1988 1989 5 1–6 0–2 1–4
Van Uytvanck, AlisonAlison Van Uytvanck (1994-03-26)March 26, 1994 4 2012 2015 11 9–11 6–5 3–6
Vanhyfte, EvelineEveline Vanhyfte (1984-03-19)March 19, 1984 1 2005 2005 1 0–2 0–1 0–1
Vermoezen, AudeAude Vermoezen (1989-07-25)July 25, 1989 1 2007 2007 1 0–1 0–0 0–1
Wasserman, SandraSandra Wasserman (1970-03-10)March 10, 1970 6 1985 1992 16 14–11 8–6 6–5
Wickmayer, YaninaYanina Wickmayer (1989-10-20)October 20, 1989 9 2007 2015 17 23–12 20–8 3–4
Willems, IngridIngrid Willems (1959-12-01)December 1, 1959 1 1982 1982 3 2–1 0–0 2–1


World Group record[edit]

  • 1990 – 2nd round
  • 1991 – 1st round
  • 1992 – not qualified
  • 1993 – not qualified
  • 1994 – not qualified
  • 1995 – not qualified
  • 1996 – not qualified
  • 1997 – Semi-final
  • 1998 – 1st round
  • 1999 – not qualified
  • 2000 – 1st round
  • 2001 – Champion
  • 2002 – Quarter-final
  • 2003 – Semi-final
  • 2004 – Quarter-final
  • 2005 – 1st round
  • 2006 – Final
  • 2007 – 1st round
  • 2008 – not qualified
  • 2009 – not qualified
  • 2010 – not qualified
  • 2011 – Semi-final
  • 2012 - Qualified

Results[edit]

1963–1969[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
1963 World Group, 1st round 17 June London (GBR) Australia Australia 0–3 Lost
1964 World Group, 1st round 2 September Philadelphia (USA) Argentina Argentina 0–3 Lost
1966 World Group, 1st round 10 May Turin (ITA) Hungary Hungary 1–2 Lost
1967 World Group, 1st round 6 June West Berlin (FRG) Italy Italy 0–3 Lost
1968 World Group, 1st round 21 May Paris (FRA) Soviet Union Soviet Union 0–3 Lost
1969 World Group, 2nd Round 22 May Athens (GRE) United Kingdom Great Britain 0–3 Lost
World Group, Consolation Qualifying Round 23 May Canada Canada 2–1 Won
World Group, 1st Round 24 May South Africa South Africa 1–2 Lost

1980–1989[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
1980 World Group, 1st round 19–25 May West Berlin (FRG) Italy Italy 3–0 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Israel Israel 3–0 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, Quarter-final France France 0–2* Lost
1981 World Group, 1st round 9–15 November Tokyo (JPN) United Kingdom Great Britain 0–3 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Canada Canada 3–0 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, 2nd round Israel Israel 2–1 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, Quarter-final Spain Spain 1–2 Lost
1982 World Group, 1st round 19–25 July Santa Clara (USA) Mexico Mexico 1–2 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Portugal Portugal 3–0 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, Quarter-final Italy Italy 0–3 Lost
1983 World Group, 1st round 17–24 July Zürich (SUI) Sweden Sweden 0–3 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Norway Norway 2–1 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, 2nd round Austria Austria 2–1 Lost
1984 World Group, 1st round 15–22 July Sao Paulo (BRA) Colombia Colombia 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd round Australia Australia 0–3 Lost
1985 World Group, Qualifying Round 6–14 October Nagoya (JPN) Uruguay Uruguay 3–0 Won
World Group, 1st round Hungary Hungary 0–3 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Philippines Philippines 1–2 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Thailand Thailand 3–0 Lost
1986 World Group, Qualifying Round 20–27 July Prague (TCH) Finland Finland 3–0 Won
World Group, 1st Round West Germany West Germany 0–3 Lost
World Group Consolation Rounds, 1st round Egypt Egypt 3–0 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, 2nd round Sweden Sweden 3–0 Won
World Group Consolation Rounds, Quarter-final Hungary Hungary 1–2 Lost

1990–1999[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
1990 World Group, 1st round 21–29 July Atlanta (USA) Sweden Sweden 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd round United States United States 0–3 Lost
1991 World Group, 1st round 23 July Nottingham (GBR) Spain Spain 0–2* Lost
World Group Play-offs, 1st round 25 July Japan Japan 1–2 Lost
World Group Play-offs, Repechage Round 26 July Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3–0 Won
1992 World Group, 1st round 14 July Frankfurt (GER) Spain Spain 1–2 Lost
World Group Play-offs 16 July South Africa South Africa 1–2 Lost
1993 Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/B, Round Robin 11 May Nottingham (GBR) Republic of Ireland Ireland 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/B, Round Robin 12 May Norway Norway 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/B, Round Robin 13 May Senegal Senegal 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, 1st round 15 May Slovenia Slovenia 2–1 Won
World Group, 1st round 19–20 July Frankfurt (GER) Latvia Latvia 1–2 Lost
World Group Play-offs 21–22 July Croatia Croatia 1–2 Lost
1994 Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/A, Round Robin 19 April Bad Waltersdorf (AUT) Turkey Turkey 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/A, Round Robin 21 April Estonia Estonia 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, 1st round 22 April Turkey Turkey 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Quarter-final 23 April United Kingdom Great Britain 2–0* Won
World Group, 1st round 18–19 July Frankfurt (GER) Sweden Sweden 1–2 Lost
1995 Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/D, Round Robin 17 April Murcia (ESP) Croatia Croatia 2–1 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/D, Round Robin 18 April Romania Romania 2–1 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/D, Round Robin 19 April Israel Israel 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I, 1st round 20 April Romania Romania 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, Group I, Semi-finals 21 April Hungary Hungary 3–0 Won
World Group II Play-offs 22–23 July Ostend (BEL) South Korea South Korea 3–2 Won
1996 World Group II 27–28 April Jakarta (INA) Indonesia Indonesia 3–2 Won
World Group I Play-offs 12–13 July Bloemfontein (RSA) South Africa South Africa 4–1 Won
1997 World Group I, 1st round 1–2 March Sprimont (BEL) Spain Spain 5–0 Won
World Group I, Semi-finals 12–13 July Nice (FRA) France France 2–3 Lost
1998 World Group I, 1st round 18–19 April Ghent (BEL) France France 2–3 Lost
World Group I Play-offs 25–26 July Bratislava (SVK) Slovakia Slovakia 1–4 Lost
1999 World Group II 17–18 April 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) Netherlands Netherlands 5–0 Won

2000–2009[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2000 World Group, Round Robin (Group C) 27 April Moscow (RUS) Australia Australia 2–1 Won
World Group, Round Robin (Group C) 29 April France France 2–1 Won
World Group, Round Robin (Group C) 30 April Russia Russia 2–1 Won
World Group, Semi-final 21 November Las Vegas (USA) United States United States 1–2 Lost
2001 World Group, Round Robin (Group B) 7 November Madrid (ESP) Germany Germany 3–0 Won
World Group, Round Robin (Group B) 9 November Australia Australia 3–0 Won
World Group, Round Robin (Group B) 10 November Spain Spain 3–0 Won
World Group, Final 11 November Russia Russia 2–1 Champion
2002 World Group, 1st round 27–28 April Brussels (BEL) Australia Australia 3–1* Won
World Group, Quarter-final 20–21 July Bologna (ITA) Italy Italy 1–4 Lost
2003 World Group, 1st round 26–27 April Bree (BEL) Austria Austria 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarter-final 19–20 July Charleroi (BEL) Slovakia Slovakia 5–0 Won
World Group, Semi-final 19–20 November Moscow (RUS) United States United States 1–4 Lost
2004 World Group, 1st round 24–25 April Bree (BEL) Croatia Croatia 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarter-final 10–11 July Jerez de la Frontera (ESP) Spain Spain 2–3 Lost
2005 World Group, 1st round 23–24 April Delray Beach (USA) United States United States 0–5 Lost
World Group Play-offs 9–10 July Bree (BEL) Argentina Argentina 3–2 Won
2006 World Group, 1st round 22–23 April Liège (BEL) Russia Russia 3–2 Won
World Group, Semi-final 15–16 July Ostend (BEL) United States United States 4–1 Won
World Group, Final 16–17 September Charleroi (BEL) Italy Italy 2–3 Lost
2007 World Group, 1st round 21–22 April Delray Beach (USA) United States United States 0–5 Lost
World Group Play-offs 14–15 July Knokke-Heist (BEL) China China 1–4 Lost
2008 World Group II 2–3 February Kharkov (UKR) Ukraine Ukraine 2–3 Lost
World Group II Play-offs 26–27 April Mons (BEL) Colombia Colombia 5–0 Won
2009 World Group II 7–8 February Bratislava (SVK) Slovakia Slovakia 1–4 Lost
World Group II Play-offs 25–26 April Hasselt (BEL) Canada Canada 3–2 Won

2010–2019[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group II 6–7 February Bydgoszcz (POL) Poland Poland 3–2 Won
World Group Play-offs 24–25 April Hasselt (BEL) Estonia Estonia 3–2 Won
2011 World Group, 1st round 5–6 February Antwerp (BEL) United States United States 4–1 Won
World Group, Semi-final 16–17 April Charleroi (BEL) Czech Republic Czech Republic 2–3 Lost
2012 World Group, 1st Round 4–5 February Charleroi (BEL) Serbia Serbia 2–3 Lost
World Group Play-offs 21–22 April Tokyo (JPN) Japan Japan 1–4 Lost
2013 World Group II, 1st Round 9–10 February Bern (SUI) Switzerland Switzerland 1–4 Lost
World Group II Play-offs 20–21 April Koksijde (BEL) Poland Poland 1–4 Lost
2014 Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/A, Round Robin 4 February Budapest (HUN) Luxembourg Luxembourg 3–0 Won
5 February Netherlands Netherlands 0–3 Lost
7 February Croatia Croatia 3–0 Won
Europe/Africa Zone, 5th to 8th Play-off 9 February Portugal Portugal 2–1 Won
2015 Europe/Africa Zone, Group I/D, Round Robin 4 February Budapest (HUN) Latvia Latvia 3–0 Won
5 February Israel Israel 3–0 Won
6 February Croatia Croatia 1–2 Lost
Europe/Africa Zone, 5th to 8th Play-off 7 February Hungary Hungary 0–3 Lost

Famous players[edit]

Coaches[edit]

No. Name Coach From Coach Until
1 Steven Martens 1994 1998
2 Ivo Van Aken 1999 2004
3 Carl Maes 2005 2007
4 Sabine Appelmans 2007 2011
5 Ann Devries 2011 present

Team statistics[edit]


See also[edit]

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