1991 Federation Cup (tennis)

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The 1991 Federation Cup was the 29th edition of the most important competition between national teams in women's tennis. The tournament was held at the Nottingham Tennis Centre in Nottingham, United Kingdom, from 18–28 July. Spain defeated the United States in the final (in what was a rematch of the 1989 Federation Cup final), giving Spain their first title.

World Group Qualifying[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1991 Federation Cup World Group Qualifying.
  First Round
18–19 July
Qualifying Round
20–21 July
                 
  Paraguay 3  
  Jamaica 0  
    Paraguay 2
    Chile 1
  Philippines 1
  Chile 2  
  Trinidad and Tobago 0  
  Malta 3  
    Malta 1
    Greece 2
  Ireland 1
  Greece 2  
  Malaysia 0  
  Mexico 3  
    Mexico 0
    Denmark 3
  Sri Lanka 0
  Denmark 3  
  Portugal 3  
  Bahamas 0  
    Portugal 2
    Chinese Taipei 1
  Chinese Taipei 3
  Dominican Republic 0  
  First Round
18–19 July
Qualifying Round
20–21 July
                 
  Romania 2  
  Thailand 1  
    Romania 3
    Cuba 0
  Cuba 3
  India 0  
  Luxembourg 3  
  Bolivia 0  
    Luxembourg 1
    China 2
  Norway 1
  China 2  
  Israel 2  
  South Korea 1  
    Israel 3
    Venezuela 0
  Hong Kong 0
  Venezuela 3  
  Uruguay 3  
  Turkey 0  
    Uruguay 0
    Poland 3
  Kenya 0
  Poland 3  

Winning nations advanced to World Group, nations that lost in the first round played in consolation rounds.

World Group[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1991 Federation Cup World Group.
Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

China

Czechoslovakia

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Great Britain

Greece

Hungary

Indonesia

Israel

Italy

Japan

Netherlands

New Zealand

Paraguay

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Soviet Union

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

  First Round
22–23 July
Second Round
24 July
Quarterfinals
25–26 July
Semifinals
27 July
Final
28 July
                                               
    United States 2  
    Netherlands 0  
      United States 3  
        Bulgaria 0  
    Hungary 0
    Bulgaria 3  
      United States 2  
      Austria 1  
    Finland 3  
Q   Romania 0  
      Finland 1
        Austria 2  
Q   Portugal 0
    Austria 3  
      United States 3  
      Czechoslovakia 0  
     Switzerland 2  
    Argentina 0  
       Switzerland 2
    Q   China 1  
    Brazil 0
Q   China 3  
       Switzerland 1
      Czechoslovakia 2  
    Czechoslovakia 2  
    Sweden 0  
      Czechoslovakia 2
        Soviet Union 1  
Q   Paraguay 0
    Soviet Union 3  
      United States 1
      Spain 2
    Great Britain 2  
    New Zealand 0  
      Great Britain 0  
        Italy 2  
Q   Israel 1
    Italy 2  
      Italy 1  
      Germany 2  
    Canada 2  
Q   Denmark 1  
      Canada 1
        Germany 2  
Q   Greece 0
    Germany 3  
      Germany 0
      Spain 3  
    France 1  
Q   Poland 2  
  Q   Poland 1
        Indonesia 2  
    Yugoslavia 0
    Indonesia 3  
      Indonesia 0
      Spain 2  
    Australia 2  
    Japan 1  
      Australia 0
        Spain 3  
    Belgium 0
    Spain 2  

World Group Play-offs[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1991 Federation Cup World Group Play-offs.

The sixteen losing teams in the World Group first round ties played off against each other in the first round. The losing teams then went to play-off again, with those that lost twice being relegated to Zonal Competition in 1992.

  Repechage Round
25–26 July
First Round
24–25 July
                 
    Brazil 1
    Argentina 2
  Brazil 1  
  Paraguay 2  
  Sweden 3
    Paraguay 0
    Romania 2
    Portugal 0
  Portugal 0  
  Hungary 2  
  Netherlands 2
    Hungary 0
    Denmark 2
    Greece 1
  Greece 0  
  New Zealand 2  
  Israel 2
    New Zealand 0
    Japan 2
    Belgium 1
  Belgium 3  
  Yugoslavia 0  
  France 2
    Yugoslavia 0

Consolation Rounds[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1991 Federation Cup Consolation Rounds.
  First Round
19–20 July
Quarterfinals
21 July
Semifinals
22 July
Final
23 July
                                     
    South Korea 3  
    Hong Kong 0  
      South Korea 1  
        Norway 2  
    Bolivia 1
    Norway 2  
      Norway 3  
      Thailand 0  
    Thailand 3  
    India 0  
      Thailand 3
        Turkey 0  
    Turkey 3
    Kenya 0  
      Norway 2
      Ireland 1
    Jamaica 1  
    Philippines 2  
      Philippines 2
        Sri Lanka 1  
    Malaysia 0
    Sri Lanka 3  
      Philippines 1
      Ireland 2  
    Bahamas 1  
    Dominican Republic 2  
      Dominican Republic 1
        Ireland 2  
    Trinidad and Tobago 0
    Ireland 3  

External links[edit]