2019 Fed Cup

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2019 Fed Cup
Details
Duration6 February – 10 November
Edition57th
Achievements (singles)
2018
2020

The 2019 Fed Cup is the 57th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis.

In one of the biggest shocks in this year's tournament, Romania upset title holders and 11-time winners Czech Republic at Ostrava in the quarterfinals of the competition. Czech Republic were unbeaten at home in the Fed Cup since 2009, when they lost to the United States.[1]

World Group[edit]

Participating teams

Australia

Belarus

Belgium

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Romania

United States

Seeds[edit]

  1.  Czech Republic (Quarterfinals)
  2.  United States (Quarterfinals)
  3.  Belarus
  4.  France

Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals
9–10 February
Semifinals
20–21 April
Final
9–10 November
                           
  Ostrava, Czech Republic (hard, indoor)[2]
  1   Czech Republic 2  
    Romania 3     Rouen, France[3]
      Romania  
  Liège, Belgium (hard, indoor)[4]   4   France  
  4   France 3
    Belgium 1    
     
  Braunschweig, Germany (hard, indoor)[5]      
    Germany 0  
  3   Belarus 4     Australia[6]
    3   Belarus
  Asheville, United States (hard, indoor)[7]     Australia  
    Australia 3
  2   United States 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 will compete in the World Group Play-offs for spots in the 2020 World Group.

Participating teams

Belgium

Canada

Czech Republic

Germany

Latvia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Seeds[edit]

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Czech Republic  Czech Republic  Canada
United States  United States   Switzerland
Latvia  Latvia  Germany
Belgium  Belgium  Spain

World Group II[edit]

Participating teams

Canada

Italy

Japan

Latvia

Netherlands

Slovakia

Spain

Switzerland

Seeds[edit]

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Biel/Bienne, Switzerland Hard (i)   Switzerland 3–1  Italy
Riga, Latvia Hard (i)  Latvia 4–0  Slovakia
Kitakyushu, Japan Hard (i)  Japan 2–3  Spain
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Clay (i)  Netherlands 0–4  Canada

World Group II Play-offs[edit]

The four losing teams in the World Group II ties and four winners of the zonal Groups I are scheduled to compete in the World Group II Play-offs for spots in the 2020 World Group II.

Participating Teams

Brazil

Great Britain

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Netherlands

Russia

Slovakia

Seeds[edit]

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Russia  Russia  Italy
Osaka, Japan Hard  Japan  Netherlands
Great Britain  Great Britain  Kazakhstan
Slovakia  Slovakia  Brazil

Americas Zone[edit]

Group I[edit]

Venue: Club Campestre Sede Llanogrande, Medellín, Colombia (clay)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group II[edit]

Venue 1: Centro Nacional de Tenis, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (hard)
Venue 2: Tennis Club Las Terrazas Miraflores, Lima, Peru (clay)

Dates: 17–20 April

Participating teams

Asia/Oceania Zone[edit]

Group I[edit]

Venue: Daulet National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group II[edit]

Venue 1: Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe, Tajikistan (hard)
Venue 2: National Tennis Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (hard)

Dates: 12–15 June and 19–23 June

Participating teams

Europe/Africa Zone[edit]

Group I[edit]

Venue 1: Hala Widowiskowo-Sportowa, Zielona Góra, Poland (indoor hard)
Venue 2: University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom (indoor hard)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group II[edit]

Venue: Centre National de Tennis, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (indoor hard)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offs[edit]

Group III[edit]

Venue 1: Tali Tennis Center, Helsinki, Finland (indoor hard)
Venue 2: Ulcinj Bellevue, Ulcinj, Montenegro (clay)

Dates: 15–20 April

Participating teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ Halep overcomes Pliskova as Romanians stun Czechs in Fed Cup
  2. ^ "Czech Republic v Romania". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  3. ^ "France v Romania". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  4. ^ "Belgium v France". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  5. ^ "Germany v Belarus". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  6. ^ "Australia v Belarus". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  7. ^ "USA v Australia". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.

External links[edit]