1964 Federation Cup (tennis)

The 1964 Federation Cup was the second edition of what is now known as the Fed Cup. 20 nations participated in the tournament, which was held at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, from 1–5 September. Australia won the title, defeating defending champions United States in the final.[1]

1964 Federation Cup
Details
Duration1 – 5 September
Edition2nd
Champion
Winning Nation Australia
1963
1965

Participating teamsEdit

Participating Teams
 
Argentina
 
Australia
 
Austria
 
Belgium
 
Canada
 
Czechoslovakia
 
Denmark
 
France
 
Great Britain
 
Italy
 
Ireland
 
Japan
 
Mexico
 
Netherlands
 
Norway
 
South Africa
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
United States
 
West Germany

DrawEdit

All ties were played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on grass courts.

First Round
1 September
Second Round
2 September
Quarterfinals
3 September
Semifinals
4 September
Finals
5 September
               
  Australia 3
  Denmark 0
  Australia 3
  Canada 0
  Canada 2
  Sweden 1
  Australia 3
  France 0
  West Germany 3
  Italy 0
  West Germany 1
  France 2
  France 3
   Switzerland 0
  France 2
  Netherlands 1
  Austria 1
  Netherlands 2
  Australia 2
  United States 1
  Czechoslovakia 3
  Mexico 0
  Czechoslovakia 1
  South Africa 2
  South Africa 3
  Japan 0
  South Africa 1
  Great Britain 2
  Norway 0
  Great Britain 3
  Great Britain 0
  United States 3
  Belgium 0
  Argentina 3
  Argentina 0
  United States 3
  Ireland 0
  United States 3

First RoundEdit

France vs. Switzerland

 
France
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [2]
1 September 1964
Grass
 
Switzerland
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Françoise Dürr
Alice Wavre
6
3
6
2
   
2  
 
Jacqueline Rees-Lewis
Anne-Marie Studer
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
Anne-Marie Studer / Alice Wavre
8
6
6
2
   

Austria vs. Netherlands

 
Austria
1
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [3]
1 September 1964
Grass
 
Netherlands
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Andrea Winkler
Gertruida Groenman
3
6
6
1
1
6
 
2  
 
Monika Hassmann
Betty Stöve
1
6
6
2
6
2
 
3  
 
Monika Hassmann / Andrea Winkler
Gertruida Groenman / Betty Stöve
2
6
0
6
   

Czechoslovakia vs. Mexico

 
Czechoslovakia
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [4]
1 September 1964
Grass
 
Mexico
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Jitka Horčičková
Antonia Prado
6
4
6
1
   
2  
 
Vlasta Kodesová
Patricia Reyes
6
3
4
6
6
2
 
3  
 
Jitka Horčičková / Vlasta Kodesová
Antonia Prado / Patricia Reyes
6
4
6
1
   

South Africa vs. Japan

 
South Africa
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [5]
1 September 1964
Grass
 
Japan
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Annette Van Zyl
Reiko Miyagi
6
2
6
3
   
2  
 
Glenda Swan
Kazuko Kuromatsu
6
0
7
5
   
3  
 
Glenda Swan / Annette Van Zyl
Reiko Miyagi / Yohko Obata
6
4
6
0
   

Second RoundEdit

Australia vs. Denmark

 
Australia
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [6]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
Denmark
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Margaret Smith
Pia Balling
6
2
6
1
   
2  
 
Lesley Turner
Ulla Pontoppidan
6
1
6
1
   
3  
 
Robyn Ebbern / Margaret Smith
Pia Balling / Ulla Pontoppidan
6
0
6
1
   

Canada vs. Sweden

 
Canada
2
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, United States [7]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
Sweden
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Benita Senn
Katarina Bartholdson
1
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Vicki Berner
Ulla Sandulf
6
3
6
4
   
3  
 
Vicki Berner / Louise Brown
Katarina Bartholdson / Ulla Sandulf
6
3
6
3
   

West Germany vs. Italy

 
West Germany
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [8]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
Italy
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Helga Hösl
Maria Teresa Riedl
6
4
7
5
   
2  
 
Heide Schildknecht
Francesca Gordigiani
6
4
6
4
   
3  
 
Helga Hösl / Heide Schildknecht
Francesca Gordigiani / Maria Teresa Riedl
6
4
6
2
   

France vs. Netherlands

 
France
2
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [9]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
Netherlands
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Françoise Dürr
Gertruida Groenman
4
6
6
3
6
3
 
2  
 
Jacqueline Rees-Lewis
Betty Stöve
4
6
6
3
4
6
 
3  
 
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
Gertruida Groenman / Betty Stöve
12
10
6
3
   

Czechoslovakia vs. South Africa

 
Czechoslovakia
1
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [10]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
South Africa
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Jitka Horčičková
Annette Van Zyl
2
6
4
6
   
2  
 
Vlasta Kodesová
Glenda Swan
6
4
9
7
   
3  
 
Jitka Horčičková / Vlasta Kodesová
Glenda Swan / Annette Van Zyl
0
6
2
6
   

Norway vs. Great Britain

 
Norway
0
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [11]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
Great Britain
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Liv Paldan
Ann Jones
1
6
1
6
   
2  
 
Kirsten Robsahm
Deidre Catt
0
6
8
10
   
3  
 
Liv Paldan / Kirsten Robsahm
Deidre Catt / Ann Jones
2
6
2
6
   

Belgium vs. Argentina

 
Belgium
0
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [12]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
Argentina
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Christiane Mercelis
Norma Baylon
6
8
2
6
   
2  
 
Monique Bedoret
Ana-Maria Bocio
1
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Monique Bedoret / Christiane Mercelis
Norma Baylon / Ana-Maria Bocio
6
1
3
6
3
6
 

Ireland vs. United States

 
Ireland
0
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [13]
2 September 1964
Grass
 
United States
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Geraldine Houlihan
Billie Jean Moffitt
2
6
2
6
   
2  
 
Eleanor O'Neill
Nancy Richey
3
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Geraldine Houlihan / Eleanor O'Neill
Billie Jean Moffitt / Karen Susman
1
6
2
6
   

QuarterfinalsEdit

Australia vs. Canada

 
Australia
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [14]
3 September 1964
Grass
 
Canada
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Margaret Smith
Benita Senn
6
1
6
0
   
2  
 
Lesley Turner
Vicki Berner
6
3
6
1
   
3  
 
Margaret Smith / Lesley Turner
Vicki Berner / Louise Brown
6
1
6
2
   

West Germany vs. France

 
West Germany
1
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [15]
3 September 1964
Grass
 
France
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Helga Hösl
Françoise Dürr
4
6
2
6
   
2  
 
Heide Schildknecht
Jacqueline Rees-Lewis
6
2
7
5
   
3  
 
Helga Hösl / Heide Schildknecht
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
5
7
3
6
   

South Africa vs. Great Britain

 
South Africa
1
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [16]
3 September 1964
Grass
 
Great Britain
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Annette Van Zyl
Ann Jones
4
6
7
5
6
5
 
2  
 
Glenda Swan
Deidre Catt
3
6
1
6
   
3  
 
Glenda Swan / Annette Van Zyl
Deidre Catt / Ann Jones
5
7
6
8
   

Argentina vs. United States

 
Argentina
0
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [17]
3 September 1964
Grass
 
United States
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Norma Baylon
Billie Jean Moffitt
10
12
7
9
   
2  
 
Ana-Maria Bocio
Nancy Richey
3
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Norma Baylon / Ana-Maria Bocio
Billie Jean Moffitt / Karen Susman
4
6
1
6
   

SemifinalsEdit

Australia vs. France

 
Australia
3
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [18]
4 September 1964
Grass
 
France
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Margaret Smith
Françoise Dürr
6
4
6
1
   
2  
 
Lesley Turner
Janine Lieffrig
6
1
6
2
   
3  
 
Margaret Smith / Lesley Turner
Françoise Dürr / Janine Lieffrig
6
3
9
7
   

United States vs. Great Britain

 
Great Britain
0
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [19]
4 September 1964
Grass
 
United States
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Ann Jones
Billie Jean Moffitt
4
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Deidre Catt
Nancy Richey
4
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Deidre Catt / Ann Jones
Billie Jean Moffitt / Karen Susman
1
6
3
6
   

FinalEdit

Australia vs. United States

 
Australia
2
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [20]
5 September 1964
Grass
 
United States
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Margaret Smith
Billie Jean Moffitt
6
2
6
3
   
2  
 
Lesley Turner
Nancy Richey
7
5
6
1
   
3  
 
Margaret Smith / Lesley Turner
Billie Jean Moffitt / Karen Susman
6
4
5
7
1
6
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1964 Federation Cup". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "France v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "Austria v Netherlands". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Mexico". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "South Africa v Japan". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "Australia v Denmark". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "Canada v Sweden". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "West Germany v Italy". fedcup.com.
  9. ^ "Netherlands v France". fedcup.com.
  10. ^ "Czechoslovakia v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  11. ^ "Norway v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  12. ^ "Belgium v Argentina". fedcup.com.
  13. ^ "Ireland v United States". fedcup.com.
  14. ^ "Australia v Canada". fedcup.com.
  15. ^ "West Germany v France". fedcup.com.
  16. ^ "South Africa v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  17. ^ "Argentina v United States". fedcup.com.
  18. ^ "Australia v France". fedcup.com.
  19. ^ "Great Britain v United States". fedcup.com.
  20. ^ "Australia v United States". fedcup.com.