1999 Fed Cup

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The 1999 Fed Cup was the 37th edition of the most important competition between national teams in women's tennis. In the final, the United States defeated Russia at Taube Tennis Stadium in Stanford, CA, United States, on 18–19 September, giving the Americans their 16th title.

World Group[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1999 Fed Cup World Group.
Participating Teams

Croatia

France

Italy

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals
17–18 April
Semifinals
24–25 July
Final
18–19 September
                           
  Reggio Calabria, Italy (Indoor carpet)
  1   Spain 2  
    Italy 3     Ancona, Italy (Outdoor clay)
      Italy 1  
Raleigh, NC, United States (Outdoor clay)   4   United States 4  
    Croatia 0
  4   United States 5     Stanford, CA, United States (Outdoor hard)
    4   United States 4
  Moscow, Russia (Indoor carpet)       Russia 1
  3   France 2  
    Russia 3     Moscow, Russia (Indoor clay)
      Russia 3
Zürich, Switzerland (Indoor carpet)     Slovakia 2  
    Slovakia 5
  2    Switzerland 0  

World Group II[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1999 Fed Cup World Group II.

The World Group II was the second highest level of Fed Cup competition in 1998. Winners advanced to the World Group for 2000, and losers played in the World Group II Play-offs.

Date: 17–18 April

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Indoor carpet  Netherlands 0–5  Belgium
Minsk, Belarus Indoor clay  Belarus 1–4  Czech Republic
Klagenfurt, Austria Outdoor clay  Austria 3–2  Australia
Hamburg, Germany Outdoor clay  Germany 3–2  Japan

World Group II Play-offs[edit]

The four losing teams from World Group II (Australia, Belarus, Japan and Netherlands) were divided into two pools of four with qualifiers from Zonal Group I. Two teams qualified from Europe/Africa Zone (Romania and Slovenia), one team from the Asia/Oceania Zone (Chinese Taipei), and one team from the Americas Zone (Argentina).

The two top teams from each pool played-off against each, with the winner promoted to 2000 World Group. All other teams were relegated to Zonal Competition in 2000.

Venue: University Sports Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands (outdoor hard)

Dates: 21–24 July

Pools[edit]

Pool A NED BLR JPN SLO
1  Netherlands (2–1) 3–0 2–1 1–2
2  Belarus (2–1) 0–3 2–0 3–0
3  Japan (1–2) 1–2 0–2 2–1
4  Slovenia (1–2) 2–1 0–3 1–2
Pool B AUS ARG ROU TPE
1  Australia (3–0) 3–0 2–1 3–0
2  Argentina (2–1) 0–3 2–1 3–0
3  Romania (1–2) 1–2 1–2 3–0
4  Chinese Taipei (0–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3

Play-off[edit]


Netherlands
0
University Sports Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
24 July 1999
Plexipave (outdoors)

Australia
2
1 2 3
1 Netherlands
Australia
Miriam Oremans
Nicole Pratt
4
6
6
3
8
10
 
2 Netherlands
Australia
Kristie Boogert
Jelena Dokić
5
7
2
6
   
3 Netherlands
Australia
 
      not
played

[1]

Americas Zone[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1999 Fed Cup Americas Zone.
  • Nations in bold advanced to the higher level of competition.
  • Nations in italics were relegated down to a lower level of competition.

Group I[edit]

Venue: Buenos Aires T.C., Buenos Aires, Argentina (outdoor clay)

Dates: 13–18 April

Participating Teams

Group II[edit]

Venue: Costa Rica Country Club, San José, Costa Rica (outdoor hard)

Dates: 23–27 February

Participating Teams

Asia/Oceania Zone[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1999 Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone.
  • Nations in bold advanced to the higher level of competition.
  • Nations in italics were relegated down to a lower level of competition.

Group I[edit]

Venue: Thana City Golf Club, Samutpakarn, Thailand (outdoor hard)

Dates: 22–27 February

Participating Teams

Group II[edit]

Venue: Thana City Golf Club, Samutpakarn, Thailand (outdoor hard)

Dates: 22–26 February

Participating Teams

Europe/Africa Zone[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1999 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone.
  • Nations in bold advanced to the higher level of competition.
  • Nations in italics were relegated down to a lower level of competition.

Group I[edit]

Venue: La Manga Club, Murcia, Spain (outdoor clay)

Dates: 19–23 April

Participating Teams

Group II[edit]

Venue: La Manga Club, Murcia, Spain (outdoor clay)

Dates: 26–30 April

Participating Teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netherlands v Australia". fedcup.com. 

External links[edit]