United States Fed Cup team

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United States
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Captain Mary Joe Fernandez
ITF ranking 5 Decrease1
Colors White/Blue
First year 1963
Years played 48
Ties played (W–L) 172 (140-32)
Fed Cup titles 17
Runners-up 11
Most total wins Chris Evert (57-4)
Most singles wins Chris Evert (40-2)
Most doubles wins Billie Jean King (26-1)
Rosie Casals (26-1)
Best doubles team Billie Jean King/Rosie Casals (10-0)
Kathy Jordan/Rosie Casals (10-1)
Gigi Fernández/Zina Garrison (10-1)
Most ties played Chris Evert (42)
Most years played Lindsay Davenport (11)

The United States Fed Cup team is the most successful national team in Fed Cup competition. The team has won 17 titles and finished second a further 11 times, out of 44 participations.

History[edit]

The United States won the inaugural Fed Cup in 1963. They hold the record for most ties won, with 133, including 37 in a row. They won seven straight titles between 1976 and 1982.

The United States also won the Wightman Cup, a team competition between the USA and Great Britain, 51 times out of 61.

Members of the inaugural team[edit]

Teams[edit]

Year Team
1976 Rosie Casals Billie Jean King
1977 Chris Evert Rosie Casals Billie Jean King
1978 Chris Evert Tracy Austin Billie Jean King
1979 Rosie Casals Tracy Austin Chris Evert Lloyd Billie Jean King
1980 Rosie Casals Tracy Austin Kathy Jordan Chris Evert Lloyd
1981 Rosie Casals Kathy Jordan Andrea Jaeger Chris Evert Lloyd
1982 Martina Navrátilová Chris Evert Lloyd
1983 Candy Reynolds Andrea Jaeger
1984 Anne Smith Kathy Jordan Kathy Horvath
1985 Sharon Walsh Elise Burgin Kathy Jordan
1986 Martina Navrátilová Pam Shriver Chris Evert Lloyd
1987 Pam Shriver Chris Evert
1988 Lori McNeil Patty Fendick Gigi Fernández
1989 Martina Navrátilová Pam Shriver Chris Evert Zina Garrison
1990 Jennifer Capriati Zina Garrison Gigi Fernández
1991 Jennifer Capriati Zina Garrison
1992 Lori McNeil Pam Shriver Zina Garrison Debbie Graham
1993 Lori McNeil Lindsay Davenport Debbie Graham Ann Grossman
1994 Lindsay Davenport Zina Garrison Mary Joe Fernandez Gigi Fernández
1995 Martina Navrátilová Mary Joe Fernandez Gigi Fernández Amy Frazier
1996 Jennifer Capriati Mary Joe Fernandez Gigi Fernández
1997 Kimberly Po Chanda Rubin Mary Joe Fernandez Gigi Fernández
1998 Lisa Raymond Lindsay Davenport Mary Joe Fernandez Monica Seles
1999 Chanda Rubin Monica Seles
2000 Lindsay Davenport Jennifer Capriati Monica Seles Lisa Raymond
2002 Jennifer Capriati Monica Seles Meghann Shaughnessy Lisa Raymond
2003 Serena Williams Venus Williams Meghann Shaughnessy Alexandra Stevenson
2004 Laura Granville Venus Williams Martina Navrátilová Lisa Raymond
2005 Lindsay Davenport Serena Williams Venus Williams Corina Morariu
2006 Jill Craybas Jamea Jackson Shenay Perry Vania King
2007 Serena Williams Venus Williams Lisa Raymond Vania King
2008 Lindsay Davenport Laura Granville Ashley Harkleroad Lisa Raymond
2009 Melanie Oudin Alexa Glatch Liezel Huber Vania King
2010 Bethanie Mattek-Sands Melanie Oudin Liezel Huber Christina McHale
2011 Christina McHale Melanie Oudin Liezel Huber Vania King
2012 Serena Williams Christina McHale Venus Williams Liezel Huber
2013 Serena Williams Venus Williams Sloane Stephens Varvara Lepchenko


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