Great Britain Fed Cup team

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Great Britain
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Captain Anne Keothavong
ITF ranking
Current ranking 23 Steady (14 November 2016)
First international
1963
World Group
Appearances 31 (66–31)
Runners-up 4 (1967, 1971, 1972, 1981)
Player stats
Most total wins Virginia Wade (66–33)
Most singles wins Virginia Wade (36–20)
Most doubles wins Virginia Wade (30–13)
Best doubles team Virginia Wade /
Sue Barker (13–2)
Most ties played Virginia Wade (57)
Most years played Virginia Wade (17)

The Great Britain Fed Cup team represents the United Kingdom in Fed Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Lawn Tennis Association. They currently compete in the Europe/Africa Zone of Group I.

History[edit]

Great Britain competed in its first Fed Cup in 1963. They have reached the finals on four occasions. Great Britain is one of only four nations to have participated every year since the tournament's inception.

Inaugural team[edit]

Players[edit]

For a list of former Fed Cup representatives, see List of Great Britain Fed Cup team representatives.

Current squad[edit]

Team representing Great Britain in 2017 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I.[1]

Rankings as of 6 February 2017

  • Johanna Konta (WTA singles ranking no. 10, WTA doubles ranking no. 140)
  • Heather Watson (WTA singles ranking no. 72, WTA doubles ranking no. 83)
  • Laura Robson (WTA singles ranking no. 211, WTA doubles ranking no. 319)
  • Jocelyn Rae (WTA doubles ranking no. 97)

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have been called up in the last two years. (Most recent call-up in brackets)

Recent performances[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Competition Date Surface Location Opponent Score Result
2010 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool D 3 Feb Hard (i) Lisbon (POR)  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–0 Win
4 Feb Hard (i) Lisbon (POR)  Austria 0–3 Loss
5 Feb Hard (i) Lisbon (POR)  Belarus 2–1 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 5th–8th play-off 6 Feb Hard (i) Lisbon (POR)  Netherlands 1–2 Loss
2011 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool A 2 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)   Switzerland 1–2 Loss
4 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Denmark 2–1 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 5th–8th play-off 5 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Croatia 2–0 Win
2012 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool C 1 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Portugal 3–0 Win
2 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Netherlands 2–1 Win
3 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Israel 3–0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Promotional play-off 4 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Austria 2–0 Win
World Group II Play-offs 21–22 Apr Hard (i) Borås (SWE)  Sweden 1–4 Loss
2013 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool B 7 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–0 Win
8 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Portugal 2–1 Win
9 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Hungary 2–1 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Promotional play-off 10 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Bulgaria 2–0 Win
World Group II Play-offs 20–21 Apr Clay Buenos Aires (ARG)  Argentina 1–3 Loss
2014 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool B 5 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Latvia 2–1 Win
7 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Romania 1–2 Loss
8 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Hungary 1–2 Loss
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 9th–12th play-off 9 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Austria 2–0 Win
2015 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool B 4 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Liechtenstein 3–0 Win
5 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Turkey 1–2 Loss
6 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Ukraine 3–0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Promotional play-off 7 Feb Hard (i) Budapest (HUN)  Belarus 0–2 Loss
2016 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool B 4 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  South Africa 3–0 Win
5 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Georgia 2–1 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Promotional play-off 6 Feb Hard Eilat (ISR)  Belgium 0–2 Loss
2017 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Pool C 8 Feb Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Portugal 3–0 Win
9 Feb Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Latvia 3–0 Win
10 Feb Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Turkey 3–0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Promotional play-off 11 Feb Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Croatia 2–1 Win
World Group II Play-offs

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fed Cup: Anne Keothavong names first squad for Estonia matches". BBC Sport. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017. 

External links[edit]