1967 Federation Cup (tennis)

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The 1967 Federation Cup was the fifth edition of what is now known as the Fed Cup. 17 nations participated in the tournament, which was held at the Blau-Weiss Tennis Club in West Berlin from 6–11 June. United States defended their title, defeating Great Britain in the final.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Czechoslovakia

Denmark

France

Great Britain

Italy

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Rhodesia

South Africa

Switzerland

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Draw[edit]

All ties were played at the Blau-Weiss Tennis Club in West Berlin on clay courts.

  First Round
6 June
Second Round
7–8 June
Quarterfinals
9 June
Semifinals
10 June
Final
11 June
                                               
       
     United States 3  
       Rhodesia 0  
     
       
     United States 3  
     South Africa 0  
       
       
     Norway 0
       South Africa 3  
     
       
     United States 3  
     West Germany 0  
       
       
      Switzerland 1
       Canada 2  
     
       
     Canada 0
     West Germany 3  
       
       
     Denmark 0
       West Germany 3  
     
       
     United States 3
     Great Britain 0


       
     Great Britain 3  
       Sweden 0  
     
       
     Great Britain 2  
     Italy 1  
       
       
     Netherlands 0
       Italy 3  
   Italy 3
   Belgium 0  
     Great Britain 3
     Australia 0  
       
       
     France  
       Poland w/o  
     
       
     France 1
     Australia 2  
       
       
     Czechoslovakia w/o
       Australia    
     

First Round[edit]

Italy vs. Belgium[edit]


Italy
3
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
6 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Belgium
0
1 2 3
1 Italy
Belgium
Lea Pericoli
Christiane Mercelis
6
2
6
1
   
2 Italy
Belgium
Maria-Teresa Riedl
Ingrid Palmeri
6
4
2
6
6
0
 
3 Italy
Belgium
Sylvana Lazzarino / Lea Pericoli
Ingrid Palmeri / Christiane Mercelis
6
2
6
2
   

[1]

Second Round[edit]

United States vs. Rhodesia[edit]


United States
3
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
8 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Rhodesia
0
1 2 3
1 United States
Rhodesia
Billie Jean King
Patricia Walkden
6
3
2
6
6
3
 
2 United States
Rhodesia
Rosie Casals
Fiona McKenzie
6
4
2
6
6
0
 
3 United States
Rhodesia
Rosie Casals / Billie Jean King
Fiona McKenzie / Patricia Walkden
6
2
6
2
   

[2]

Norway vs. South Africa[edit]


Norway
0
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
8 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

South Africa
3
1 2 3
1 Norway
South Africa
Kirsten Robsahm
Greta Delport
4
6
3
6
   
2 Norway
South Africa
Ellen Grindvold
Glenda Swan
4
6
3
6
   
3 Norway
South Africa
Ellen Grindvold / Kirsten Robsahm
Greta Delport / Glenda Swan
2
6
3
6
   

[3]

Switzerland vs. Canada[edit]


Switzerland
1
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
8 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 Switzerland
Canada
Anne-Marie Studer
Susan Butt
4
6
1
6
   
2 Switzerland
Canada
Silvia Gubler
Faye Urban
6
2
6
3
   
3 Switzerland
Canada
Silvia Gubler / Anne-Marie Studer
Vicky Berner / Faye Urban
3
6
1
6
   

[4]

Denmark vs. West Germany[edit]


Denmark
0
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
8 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

West Germany
3
1 2 3
1 Denmark
West Germany
Milly Vagn-Nielsen
Helga Hösl
1
6
0
6
   
2 Denmark
West Germany
Pia Balling
Helga Niessen
1
6
1
6
   
3 Denmark
West Germany
Pia Balling / Lise Hahn-Evans
Edda Buding / Helga Hösl
0
6
1
6
   

[5]

Great Britain vs. Sweden[edit]


Great Britain
3
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
7 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Sweden
Virginia Wade
Ingrid Bentzer
6
4
6
8
6
1
 
2 United Kingdom
Sweden
Ann Haydon-Jones
Christina Sandberg
6
2
6
4
   
3 United Kingdom
Sweden
Ann Haydon-Jones / Virginia Wade
Ingrid Bentzer / Eva Lundquist
2
6
6
4
7
5
 

[6]

Netherlands vs. Italy[edit]


Netherlands
0
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
7 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Italy
3
1 2 3
1 Netherlands
Italy
Lidy Venneboer
Maria-Teresa Riedl
6
3
3
6
1
6
 
2 Netherlands
Italy
Gertruida Walhof
Lea Pericoli
5
7
3
6
   
3 Netherlands
Italy
Gertruida Walhof / Lidy Venneboer
Sylvana Lazzarino / Lea Pericoli
6
2
5
7
4
6
 

[7]

Quarterfinals[edit]

United States vs. South Africa[edit]


United States
3
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
9 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

South Africa
0
1 2 3
1 United States
South Africa
Rosie Casals
Glenda Swan
6
1
6
4
   
2 United States
South Africa
Billie Jean King
Annette Du Plooy
6
2
6
4
   
3 United States
South Africa
Rosie Casals / Billie Jean King
Glenda Swan / Annette Du Plooy
7
5
6
4
   

[8]

Canada vs. West Germany[edit]


Canada
0
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
9 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

West Germany
3
1 2 3
1 Canada
West Germany
Faye Urban
Helga Hösl
5
7
4
6
   
2 Canada
West Germany
Susan Butt
Helga Niessen
1
6
1
6
   
3 Canada
West Germany
Vicky Berner / Faye Urban
Edda Buding / Helga Hösl
1
6
1
6
   

[9]

Great Britain vs. Italy[edit]


Great Britain
2
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
9 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Italy
1
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Italy
Virginia Wade
Maria-Teresa Riedl
6
1
8
6
   
2 United Kingdom
Italy
Ann Haydon-Jones
Lea Pericoli
6
1
6
0
   
3 United Kingdom
Italy
Ann Haydon-Jones / Virginia Wade
Sylvana Lazzarino / Lea Pericoli
5
7
2
6
   

[10]

France vs. Australia[edit]


France
1
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
9 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Australia
2
1 2 3
1 France
Australia
Monique Di Maso
Kerry Melville
6
4
4
6
7
9
 
2 France
Australia
Françoise Dürr
Lesley Turner
9
7
6
1
   
3 France
Australia
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
Judy Tegart / Lesley Turner
3
6
3
6
   

[11]

Semifinals[edit]

United States vs. West Germany[edit]


United States
3
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
10 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

West Germany
0
1 2 3
1 United States
West Germany
Rosie Casals
Helga Hösl
6
2
7
5
   
2 United States
West Germany
Billie Jean King
Helga Niessen
6
1
7
5
   
3 United States
West Germany
Rosie Casals / Billie Jean King
Edda Buding / Helga Hösl
6
4
2
6
8
6
 

[12]

Great Britain vs. Australia[edit]


Great Britain
3
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
10 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Australia
0
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Australia
Virginia Wade
Kerry Melville
9
7
4
6
6
2
 
2 United Kingdom
Australia
Ann Haydon-Jones
Lesley Turner
6
2
6
2
   
3 United Kingdom
Australia
Ann Haydon-Jones / Virginia Wade
Judy Tegart / Lesley Turner
8
6
6
4
   

[13]

Final[edit]

United States vs. Great Britain[edit]


United States
2
Blau-Weiss Tennis Club, West Berlin
11 June 1967
Red clay (outdoors)

Great Britain
0
1 2 3
1 United States
United Kingdom
Rosie Casals
Virginia Wade
9
7
8
6
   
2 United States
United Kingdom
Billie Jean King
Ann Haydon-Jones
6
3
6
4
   
3 United States
United Kingdom
Rosie Casals / Billie Jean King
Ann Haydon-Jones / Virginia Wade
6
8
9
7
  not
completed

[14]

1967 Federation Cup Champions
United States
United States
Third title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy v Belgium". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "United States v Rhodesia". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "Norway v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Switzerland v Canada". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "Denmark v West Germany". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "Great Britain v Sweden". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "Netherlands v Italy". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "United States v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  9. ^ "Canada v West Germany". fedcup.com.
  10. ^ "Great Britain v Italy". fedcup.com.
  11. ^ "France v Australia". fedcup.com.
  12. ^ "United States v West Germany". fedcup.com.
  13. ^ "Great Britain v Australia". fedcup.com.
  14. ^ "United States v Great Britain". fedcup.com.