2016 Fed Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2016.

Participating Teams

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Italy

Netherlands

Romania

Russia

Switzerland

Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals
6–7 February
Semifinals
16–17 April
Final
12–13 November
                           
  Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  1   Czech Republic 3  
    Romania 2     Lucerne, Switzerland
    1   Czech Republic 3  
  Leipzig, Germany      Switzerland 2  
     Switzerland 3
  3   Germany 2     Strasbourg, France
    1   Czech Republic 3
  Marseille, France       France 2
  4   Italy 1  
    France 4     Trélazé, France
      France 3
  Moscow, Russia     Netherlands 2  
    Netherlands 3
  2   Russia 1  

First round[edit]

Romania vs Czech Republic[edit]


Romania
2
Sala Polivalentă, Cluj-Napoca, Romania[1]
6–7 February 2016
Hard (indoors)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3
1 Romania
Czech Republic
Simona Halep
Karolína Plíšková
77
64
4
6
2
6
 
2 Romania
Czech Republic
Monica Niculescu
Petra Kvitová
6
3
6
4
   
3 Romania
Czech Republic
Simona Halep
Petra Kvitová
6
4
3
6
6
3
 
4 Romania
Czech Republic
Monica Niculescu
Karolína Plíšková
4
6
6
4
3
6
 
5 Romania
Czech Republic
Andreea Mitu / Raluca Olaru
Karolína Plíšková / Barbora Strýcová
2
6
3
6
   

Germany vs. Switzerland[edit]


Germany
2
Leipzig Trade Fair, Leipzig, Germany[2]
6–7 February 2016
Hard (indoors)

Switzerland
3
1 2 3
1 Germany
Switzerland
Andrea Petkovic
Belinda Bencic
3
6
4
6
   
2 Germany
Switzerland
Angelique Kerber
Timea Bacsinszky
6
1
6
3
   
3 Germany
Switzerland
Angelique Kerber
Belinda Bencic
64
77
3
6
   
4 Germany
Switzerland
Annika Beck
Timea Bacsinszky
7
5
6
4
   
5 Germany
Switzerland
Andrea Petkovic / Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Belinda Bencic / Martina Hingis
3
6
2
6
   

France vs. Italy[edit]


France
4
Palais des sports, Marseille, France[3]
6–7 February 2016
Hard (indoors)

Italy
1
1 2 3
1 France
Italy
Kristina Mladenovic
Camila Giorgi
6
1
4
6
1
6
 
2 France
Italy
Caroline Garcia
Sara Errani
6
3
7
5
   
3 France
Italy
Kristina Mladenovic
Sara Errani
77
64
6
1
   
4 France
Italy
Caroline Garcia
Camila Giorgi
6
3
6
4
   
5 France
Italy
Kristina Mladenovic / Caroline Garcia
Martina Caregaro / Sara Errani
6
0
6
1
   

Russia vs. Netherlands[edit]


Russia
1
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia[4]
6–7 February 2016
Hard (indoors)

Netherlands
3
1 2 3
1 Russia
Netherlands
Ekaterina Makarova
Kiki Bertens
3
6
4
6
   
2 Russia
Netherlands
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Richèl Hogenkamp
64
77
7
5
8
10
 
3 Russia
Netherlands
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Kiki Bertens
1
6
4
6
   
4 Russia
Netherlands
Ekaterina Makarova
Richèl Hogenkamp
      not
played
5 Russia
Netherlands
Daria Kasatkina / Ekaterina Makarova
Cindy Burger / Arantxa Rus
6
0
6
2
   

The match Kuznetsova vs. Hogenkamp lasting 4 hours became the longest singles match in the history of the Fed Cup.[5]

Semifinals[edit]

Switzerland vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Switzerland
2
Messe Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland[6]
16–17 April 2016
Hard (indoors)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3
1 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Timea Bacsinszky
Barbora Strýcová
0
6
2
6
   
2 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Viktorija Golubic
Karolína Plíšková
3
6
6
4
6
4
 
3 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Timea Bacsinszky
Karolína Plíšková
4
6
2
6
   
4 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Viktorija Golubic
Barbora Strýcová
3
6
78
66
6
1
 
5 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Viktorija Golubic / Martina Hingis
Lucie Hradecká / Karolína Plíšková
2
6
2
6
   

France vs. Netherlands[edit]


France
3
Arena Loire, Trélazé, France[7]
16–17 April 2016
Clay (indoors)

Netherlands
2
1 2 3
1 France
Netherlands
Caroline Garcia
Kiki Bertens
4
6
2
6
   
2 France
Netherlands
Kristina Mladenovic
Richèl Hogenkamp
6
2
6
4
   
3 France
Netherlands
Kristina Mladenovic
Kiki Bertens
5
7
4
6
   
4 France
Netherlands
Caroline Garcia
Arantxa Rus
6
3
6
4
   
5 France
Netherlands
Caroline Garcia / Kristina Mladenovic
Kiki Bertens / Richèl Hogenkamp
4
6
6
3
6
3
 

Final[edit]

France vs. Czech Republic[edit]


France
2
Rhénus Sport, Strasbourg, France[8]
12–13 November 2016
Hard (indoors)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3
1 France
Czech Republic
Kristina Mladenovic
Karolína Plíšková
3
6
6
4
14
16
 
2 France
Czech Republic
Caroline Garcia
Petra Kvitová
78
66
6
3
   
3 France
Czech Republic
Caroline Garcia
Karolína Plíšková
6
3
3
6
6
3
 
4 France
Czech Republic
Alizé Cornet
Barbora Strýcová
2
6
64
77
   
5 France
Czech Republic
Caroline Garcia / Kristina Mladenovic
Karolína Plíšková / Barbora Strýcová
5
7
5
7
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romania v Czech Republic". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "Germany v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "France v Italy". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Russia v Netherlands". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ Erik Gudris (6 February 2016). "Hogenkamp Wins Longest Ever Fed Cup Match Over Kuznetsova". Tennisnow.com. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Switzerland v Czech Republic". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "France v Netherlands". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "France v Czech Republic". fedcup.com.