1965 Federation Cup (tennis)

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The 1965 Federation Cup was the third edition of what is now known as the Fed Cup. Eleven nations participated in the tournament, which was held at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne, Australia, from 15–18 January. United States and Australia both reached the final for the third consecutive time, and Australia defended their title, defeating United States by winning both of their singles rubbers.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Brazil

France

Great Britain

Italy

Japan

New Zealand

South Africa

United States

West Germany

Draw[edit]

All ties were played at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne, Australia, on grass courts.

  First Round
15 January
Quarterfinals
16 January
Semifinals
17 January
Final
18 January
                                     
        
      Australia 3  
        New Zealand 0  
    Argentina 1
    New Zealand 2  
      Australia 3  
      France 0  
        
        
      Brazil 1
        France 2  
    France 3
    Japan 0  
      Australia 2
      United States 1
        
        
      South Africa 1
        Great Britain 2  
      
        
      Great Britain 0
      United States 3  
    Italy 2  
    West Germany 1  
      Italy 0
        United States 3  
      

First Round[edit]

Argentina vs. New Zealand[edit]


Argentina
1
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
15 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

New Zealand
2
1 2 3
1 Argentina
New Zealand
Norma Baylon
Ruia Morrison-Davy
6
3
6
3
   
2 Argentina
New Zealand
Nora Somoza
Elizabeth Terry
5
7
4
6
   
3 Argentina
New Zealand
Norma Baylon / Nora Somoza
Ruia Morrison-Davy / Elizabeth Terry
4
6
6
8
   

[1]

France vs. Japan[edit]


France
3
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
15 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

Japan
0
1 2 3
1 France
Japan
Françoise Dürr
Kazuko Kuromatsu
6
2
6
1
   
2 France
Japan
Janine Lieffrig
Yohko Obata
6
3
6
3
   
3 France
Japan
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
Kazuko Kuromatsu / Yohko Obata
6
3
6
0
   

[2]

Italy vs. West Germany[edit]


Italy
2
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
15 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

West Germany
1
1 2 3
1 Italy
West Germany
Lea Pericoli
Helga Mastoff
8
6
4
0
   
retired
2 Italy
West Germany
Francesca Gordigiani
Heide Orth
4
6
7
5
6
4
 
3 Italy
West Germany
Francesca Gordigiani / Lea Pericoli
Helga Mastoff / Heide Orth
3
6
1
6
   

[3]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Australia vs. New Zealand[edit]


Australia
3
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
16 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

New Zealand
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
New Zealand
Margaret Smith
Ruia Morrison-Davy
6
1
6
4
   
2 Australia
New Zealand
Lesley Turner
Elizabeth Terry
6
3
6
0
   
3 Australia
New Zealand
Margaret Smith / Judy Tegart
Ruia Morrison-Davy / Elizabeth Terry
6
2
6
1
   

[4]

Brazil vs. France[edit]


Brazil
1
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
16 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

France
2
1 2 3
1 Brazil
France
Maria Bueno
Françoise Dürr
6
1
4
6
6
1
 
2 Brazil
France
Maureen Schwartz
Janine Lieffrig
1
6
1
6
   
3 Brazil
France
Maria Bueno / Maureen Schwartz
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
8
6
3
6
4
6
 

[5]

South Africa vs. Great Britain[edit]


South Africa
1
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
16 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

Great Britain
2
1 2 3
1 South Africa
United Kingdom
Annette Du Plooy
Ann Haydon-Jones
6
2
3
6
6
1
 
2 South Africa
United Kingdom
Bernice Vukovich
Christine Janes
2
6
6
2
5
7
 
3 South Africa
United Kingdom
Annette Du Plooy / Bernice Vukovich
Ann Haydon-Jones / Deidre Keller
8
6
3
6
4
6
 

[6]

Italy vs. United States[edit]


Italy
0
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
16 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

United States
3
1 2 3
1 Italy
United States
Lea Pericoli
Billie Jean Moffitt
3
6
1
6
   
2 Italy
United States
Francesca Gordigiani
Carole Caldwell Graebner
1
6
0
6
   
3 Italy
United States
Francesca Gordigiani / Lea Pericoli
Carole Caldwell Graebner / Billie Jean Moffitt
0
6
2
6
   

[7]

Semifinals[edit]

Australia vs. France[edit]


Australia
3
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
17 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

France
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
France
Margaret Smith
Françoise Dürr
6
2
6
2
   
2 Australia
France
Lesley Turner
Janine Lieffrig
6
1
7
5
   
3 Australia
France
Margaret Smith / Judy Tegart
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
6
1
6
4
   

[8]

Great Britain vs. United States[edit]


Great Britain
0
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
17 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

United States
3
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
United States
Christine Janes
Carole Caldwell Graebner
3
6
2
6
   
2 United Kingdom
United States
Ann Haydon-Jones
Billie Jean Moffitt
2
6
4
6
   
3 United Kingdom
United States
Ann Haydon-Jones / Christine Janes
Carole Caldwell Graebner / Billie Jean Moffitt
6
4
6
8
4
6
 

[9]

Final[edit]

Australia vs. United States[edit]


Australia
2
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
18 January 1965
Grass (outdoor)

United States
1
1 2 3
1 Australia
United States
Lesley Turner
Carole Caldwell Graebner
6
3
2
6
6
3
 
2 Australia
United States
Margaret Smith
Billie Jean Moffitt
6
4
8
6
   
3 Australia
United States
Margaret Smith / Judy Tegart
Carole Caldwell Graebner / Billie Jean Moffitt
5
7
6
4
4
6
 

[10]

1965 Federation Cup Champions
Australia
Australia
Second title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Argentina v. New Zealand". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "France v. Japan". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Italy v. West Germany". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Australia v. New Zealand". fedcup.com. 
  5. ^ "Brazil v. France". fedcup.com. 
  6. ^ "South Africa v. Great Britain". fedcup.com. 
  7. ^ "Italy v. United States". fedcup.com. 
  8. ^ "Australia v. France". fedcup.com. 
  9. ^ "Great Britain v. United States". fedcup.com. 
  10. ^ "United States v. Australia". fedcup.com.