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Fed Cup Tennis 2018

2018 Fed Cup Facts

Duration 6 February – 11 November
Edition 56th

Fed Cup Facts

Sport Tennis
Founded 1963; 55 years ago
No. of teams 8 (World Group)
99 (total 2016)
Countries ITF member nations
Most recent
champion(s)
United States (18th title)
Most titles United States (18 titles)

Format

Current structure

Level Group(s)
1 World Group I

8 countries

World Group I Playoff

4 countries from World Group I + 4 countries from World Group II

2 World Group II

8 countries

World Group II Playoff

4 countries from World Group II + 2 countries from Group One Euro/African Zone
+ 1 country from Group One Americas Zone + 1 country from Group One Asia/Oceania Zone

3 Group One American Zone

8 countries

Group One Euro/African Zone

14 countries

Group One Asia/Oceania Zone

8 countries

4 Group Two American Zone

10 countries

Group Two Euro/African Zone

8 countries

Group Two Asia/Oceania Zone

13 countries

5 Group Three Euro/African Zone

22 countries

Schedule

Fed Cup 2018 matches starts from
6 February – 11 November, 2018 at neutral, predetermined location

Draw

Fed Cup 2018 Results

Rankings

ITF Fed Cup Nations Ranking, as of 13 November 2017
# Nation Points
1 Czech Republic 29,852.50
2 United States 22,172.50
3 Belarus 14,580.00
4 France 12,925.00
5 Switzerland 9,465.00
6 Germany 8,392.50
7 Netherlands 7,732.50
8 Russia 7,302.50
9 Belgium 5,990.00
10 Ukraine 3,885.00
11 Romania 3,590.00
12 Spain 3,422.50
13 Australia 3,345.00
14 Canada 3,267.50
15 Italy 3,192.50
16 Slovakia 3,025.00
17 Serbia 2,390.00
18 Great Britain 2,237.50
19 Paraguay 2,225.00
20 Argentina 2,062.50

Records and Statistics

Champions

Year Winner Score Runner-up Finals Venue (surface) City
2010 Italy (3) 3–1  United States (11) San Diego Sports Arena (IH) San Diego, USA
2011 Czech Republic (6) 3–2  Russia (5) Olympic Stadium (IH) Moscow, Russia
2012 Czech Republic (7) 3–1  Serbia (1) O2 Arena (IH) Prague, Czech Republic
2013 Italy (4) 4–0  Russia (6) Tennis Club Cagliari (C) Cagliari, Italy
2014 Czech Republic (8) 3–1  Germany (5) O2 Arena (IH) Prague, Czech Republic
2015 Czech Republic (9) 3–2  Russia (7) O2 Arena (IH) Prague, Czech Republic
2016 Czech Republic (10) 3–2  France (3) Rhénus Sport (IH) Strasbourg, France
2017 United States (18) 3–2  Belarus (1) Čyžoŭka-Arena (IH) Minsk, Belarus

Performance by team

Country Years won Runners-up
United States 1963, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1976, 1977,
1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982,
1986, 1989, 1990, 1996, 1999,
2000, 2017 (18)
1964, 1965, 1974, 1985, 1987,
1991, 1994,1995, 2003,
2009, 2010 (11)
Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic
1975, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 2011,
2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 (10)
1986 (1)
Australia 1964, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1971,
1973, 1974 (7)
1963, 1969, 1975, 1976, 1977,
1978, 1979, 1980,
1984, 1993 (10)
Spain 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998 (5) 1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2008 (6)
Soviet Union
Russia
2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 (4) 1988, 1990, 1999, 2001, 2011,

2013, 2015 (7)

Italy 2006, 2009, 2010, 2013 (4) 2007 (1)
West Germany
Germany
1987, 1992 (2) 1966, 1970, 1982, 1983, 2014 (5)
France 1997, 2003 (2) 2004, 2005, 2016 (3)
South Africa 1972 (1) 1973 (1)
Belgium 2001 (1) 2006 (1)
Slovakia 2002 (1)
Great Britain 1967, 1971, 1972, 1981 (4)
Netherlands 1968, 1997 (2)
 Switzerland 1998 (1)
Serbia 2012 (1)
Belarus 2017 (1)

Team records

Consecutive titles

All-time: 7, United States, 1976–1982

Consecutive finals appearances

All-time: 8, Australia, 1973–1980

Most number of games in a tie

All-time: 172, France 4–1 Japan, 1997 World Group first round