2014 Fed Cup

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2014 Fed Cup
Details
Duration 8 February – 9 November 2014
Edition 52nd
Achievements (singles)
2013
2015

The 2014 Fed Cup (also known as the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) was the 52nd edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis. The final took place on 8–9 November and was won by the Czech Republic.[1] Petra Kvitová won both of her singles matches in that final against Germany, delivering two of the three points needed for victory of her team.

The draw took place on 10 July 2013 in Paris, France.

World Group[edit]

Source:[2]

Participating teams

Australia

Czech Republic

Germany

Italy

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

United States

Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals
8–9 February
Semifinals
19–20 April
Final
8–9 November
                           
  Cleveland, United States (indoor hard)
  1   Italy 3  
    United States 1     Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    1   Italy 0  
Seville, Spain (outdoor clay)   3   Czech Republic 4  
    Spain 2
  3   Czech Republic 3     Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    3   Czech Republic 3
  Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)       Germany 1
  4   Slovakia 1  
    Germany 3     Brisbane, Australia (outdoor hard)
      Germany 3
Hobart, Australia (outdoor hard)     Australia 1  
    Australia 4
  2   Russia 0  

World Group II[edit]

The World Group II was the second highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2014. Winners advanced to the World Group Play-offs, and losers played in the World Group II Play-offs.

Dates: 8–9 February

Results:[3]

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Montreal, Canada Hard (i)  Canada 3–1  Serbia (1)
Borås, Sweden Hard (i)  Sweden (3) 2–3  Poland
Paris, France Hard (i)  France 3–2   Switzerland (4)
Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay  Argentina 3–1  Japan (2)

World Group Play-offs[edit]

The four losing teams in the World Group first round ties, and four winners of the World Group II ties entered the draw for the World Group Play-offs. Four seeded teams, based on the latest Fed Cup ranking, were drawn against four unseeded teams.

Dates: 19–20 April

Results:[4]

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting team
Adler Arena Skating Center, Sochi, Russia Clay (i)  Russia (1) 4–0  Argentina
PEPS, Quebec City, Canada Hard (i)  Canada 3–1  Slovakia (2)
Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis, United States Hard (i)  United States (3) 2–3  France
Barcelona Tennis Olimpic, Barcelona, Spain Clay  Spain (4) 2–3  Poland

 Russia remained in the World Group in 2015.
 Canada,  France and  Poland were promoted to the World Group in 2015.
 Argentina remained in World Group II in 2015.
 Slovakia,  Spain and  United States were relegated to World Group II in 2015.

World Group II Play-offs[edit]

The four losing teams from World Group II played off against qualifiers from Zonal Group I. Two teams qualified from Europe/Africa Zone, one team from the Asia/Oceania Zone, and one team from the Americas Zone.

Dates: 19–20 April

Results:[5]

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Arenele BNR, Bucharest, Romania Clay  Romania 4–1  Serbia (1)
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Clay (i)  Netherlands 3–2  Japan (2)
Sparbanken Lidköping Arena, Lidköping, Sweden Hard (i)  Sweden (3) 4–0  Thailand
Clube de Tênis Catanduva, Catanduva, Brazil Clay  Brazil 1–4   Switzerland (4)

 Sweden and   Switzerland remained in World Group II in 2015.
 Netherlands and  Romania were promoted to World Group II in 2015.
 Brazil and  Thailand remained in Zonal Group I in 2015.
 Japan and  Serbia were relegated to Zonal Group I in 2015.

Americas Zone[edit]

  • 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: Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Lambaré, Paraguay (outdoor clay)

Dates: Week commencing 3 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group II[edit]

Venue: Palmas Athletic Club, Humacao, Puerto Rico (outdoor hard)

Dates: 7–12 April

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

  •  Bolivia and  Chile were promoted to Americas Zone Group I in 2015

Asia/Oceania Zone[edit]

  • 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: National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)

Dates: Week commencing 3 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group II[edit]

Venue: National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan (Indoor hard)

Dates: Week commencing 3 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

  •  Hong Kong was promoted to Asia/Oceania Group I in 2015

Europe/Africa Zone[edit]

  • 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: Syma Sport and Events Centre, Budapest, Hungary (indoor hard)

Dates: Week commencing 3 February

Participating teams
Remaining team

Play-offs[edit]

Group II[edit]

Venue: Šiauliai Tennis School, Šiauliai, Lithuania (indoor hard)

Dates: 16–19 April 2014

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group III[edit]

Venue: Tere Tennis Center, Tallinn, Estonia (indoor hard)

Dates: 5–8 February 2014

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

  •  Estonia and  Ireland were promoted to Europe/Africa Group II in 2015.

References[edit]

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