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The 1970 Federation Cup was the eighth edition of what is now known as the Fed Cup. 22 nations participated in the tournament, which was held at the Freiburg Tennis Club in Freiburg, West Germany from 19–24 May. Australia defeated West Germany in the final.[1]

1970 Federation Cup
Details
Duration19 – 24 May
Edition8th
Champion
Winning Nation Australia
1969
1971

Participating TeamsEdit

DrawEdit

All ties were played at the Freiburg Tennis Club in Freiburg, West Germany on clay courts.

  First Round
19 May
Second Round
20–21 May
Quarterfinals
22 May
Semifinals
23 May
Final
24 May
                                               
       
    United States 3  
      Yugoslavia 0  
     
       
    United States 3  
    South Africa 0  
       
       
    Hungary w/o
      South Africa  
     
       
    United States 1  
    West Germany 2  
       
       
    West Germany 3
       Switzerland 0  
  Belgium 1
   Switzerland 2  
    West Germany 3
    France 0  
  Italy  
  Poland w/o  
    Italy 1
      France 2  
  France 2
  Japan 1  
    West Germany 0
    Australia 3
  Netherlands 3  
  Greece 0  
    Netherlands 3  
      Canada 0  
  Canada 3
  Norway 0  
    Netherlands 1  
    Great Britain 2  
  New Zealand  
  Israel w/o  
    New Zealand 0
      Great Britain 3  
     
       
    Great Britain 0
    Australia 3  
       
       
    Indonesia 1
      Sweden 2  
     
       
    Sweden 0
    Australia 3  
       
       
    Czechoslovakia 0
      Australia 3  
     

First RoundEdit

Belgium vs. Switzerland

 
Belgium
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [2]
19 May 1970
Clay
 
Switzerland
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Michele Kahn
Anne-Marie Studer
1
6
0
6
   
2  
 
Ingrid Loeys
Marianne Kindler
4
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Ingrid Loeys / Monique Van Haver
Rita Felix / Anne-Marie Studer
6
4
6
4
   

France vs. Japan

 
France
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [3]
19 May 1970
Clay
 
Japan
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Odile de Roubin
Kimiyo Hatanaka
6
4
6
2
   
2  
 
Gail Chanfreau
Kazuko Sawamatsu
2
6
6
8
   
3  
 
Gail Chanfreau / Christiane Spinoza
Junko Sawamatsu / Kazuko Sawamatsu
6
2
6
3
   

Netherlands vs. Greece

 
Netherlands
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [4]
19 May 1970
Clay
 
Greece
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Betty Stöve
Dionissia Asteri
6
2
6
2
   
2  
 
Marijke Schaar
Carol-Ann Kalgeropoulos
6
0
6
1
   
3  
 
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
Dionissia Asteri / Carol-Ann Kalgeropoulos
6
2
7
5
   

Canada vs. Norway

 
Canada
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [5]
19 May 1970
Clay
 
Norway
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Jane O'Hara
Kirsten Robsahm
6
2
6
1
   
2  
 
Andrée Martin
Ellen Grindvold
3
6
6
2
6
4
 
3  
 
Andrée Martin / Jane O'Hara
Ellen Grindvold / Kirsten Robsahm
6
1
6
3
   

Second RoundEdit

United States vs. Yugoslavia

 
United States
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [6]
20 May 1970
Clay
 
Yugoslavia
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Peaches Bartkowicz
Biljana Kostić
6
0
6
0
   
2  
 
Julie Heldman
Irena Škulj
6
0
6
0
   
3  
 
Mary-Ann Curtis / Julie Heldman
Alenka Pipan / Irena Škulj
6
2
6
1
   

West Germany vs. Switzerland

 
West Germany
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [7]
20 May 1970
Clay
 
Switzerland
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Helga Hösl
Anne-Marie Studer
6
3
6
0
   
2  
 
Helga Niessen
Marianne Kindler
6
1
6
1
   
3  
 
Katja Ebbinghaus / Helga Hösl
Rita Felix / Marianne Kindler
6
2
6
1
   

Italy vs. France

 
Italy
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [8]
20 May 1970
Clay
 
France
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Lea Pericoli
Odile de Roubin
6
2
6
2
   
2  
 
Maria Teresa Riedl
Gail Chanfreau
0
6
0
6
   
3  
 
Sylvana Lazzarino / Lea Pericoli
Gail Chanfreau / Christiane Spinoza
3
6
6
8
   

Netherlands vs. Canada

 
Netherlands
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [9]
21 May 1970
Clay
 
Canada
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Betty Stöve
Jane O'Hara
6
3
1
6
10
8
 
2  
 
Marijke Schaar
Faye Urban
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
Andrée Martin / Jane O'Hara
6
4
6
3
   

New Zealand vs. Great Britain

 
New Zealand
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [10]
21 May 1970
Clay
 
Great Britain
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Robyn Legge
Winnie Shaw
1
6
2
6
   
2  
 
Marilyn Pryde
Virginia Wade
3
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Robyn Legge / Marilyn Pryde
Winnie Shaw / Joyce Williams
3
6
1
6
   

Indonesia vs. Sweden

 
Indonesia
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [11]
21 May 1970
Clay
 
Sweden
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Lita Liem
Ingrid Bentzer
6
4
6
1
   
2  
 
Lany Kaligis
Christina Sandberg
2
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Lany Kaligis / Lita Liem
Ingrid Bentzer / Christina Sandberg
6
2
2
6
3
6
 

Czechoslovakia vs. Australia

 
Czechoslovakia
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [12]
21 May 1970
Clay
 
Australia
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Vlasta Vopičková
Karen Krantzcke
5
7
1
6
   
2  
 
Alena Palmeová
Judy Dalton
6
4
4
6
2
6
 
3  
 
Alena Palmeová / Vlasta Vopičková
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
0
6
3
6
   

QuarterfinalsEdit

United States vs. South Africa

 
United States
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [13]
22 May 1970
Clay
 
South Africa
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Peaches Bartkowicz
Marianna Brummer
6
1
6
2
   
2  
 
Julie Heldman
Brenda Kirk
6
4
6
0
   
3  
 
Mary-Ann Curtis / Julie Heldman
Brenda Kirk / Wendy Tomlinson
6
4
6
1
   

West Germany vs. France

 
West Germany
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [14]
22 May 1970
Clay
 
France
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Helga Hösl
Christiane Spinoza
6
4
7
5
   
2  
 
Helga Niessen
Gail Chanfreau
6
8
6
3
6
2
 
3  
 
Katja Ebbinghaus / Helga Hösl
Odile de Roubin / Christiane Spinoza
6
1
6
4
   

Netherlands vs. Great Britain

 
Netherlands
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [15]
22 May 1970
Clay
 
Great Britain
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Betty Stöve
Winnie Shaw
0
6
6
3
6
1
 
2  
 
Marijke Schaar
Virginia Wade
0
6
1
6
   
3  
 
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
Winnie Shaw / Virginia Wade
3
6
1
6
   

Sweden vs. Australia

 
Sweden
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [16]
22 May 1970
Clay
 
Australia
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Ingrid Bentzer
Karen Krantzcke
1
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Christina Sandberg
Judy Dalton
6
1
4
6
2
6
 
3  
 
Ingrid Bentzer / Christina Sandberg
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
1
1
    retired
 

SemifinalsEdit

United States vs. West Germany

 
United States
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [17]
23 May 1970
Clay
 
West Germany
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Peaches Bartkowicz
Helga Hösl
6
2
6
2
   
2  
 
Julie Heldman
Helga Niessen
0
6
6
8
   
3  
 
Mary-Ann Curtis / Julie Heldman
Helga Hösl / Helga Niessen
5
7
6
4
0
6
 

Great Britain vs. Australia

 
Great Britain
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [18]
23 May 1970
Clay
 
Australia
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Joyce Williams
Karen Krantzcke
4
6
5
7
   
2  
 
Virginia Wade
Judy Dalton
4
6
6
4
5
7
 
3  
 
Winnie Shaw / Virginia Wade
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
3
6
3
6
   

FinalEdit

West Germany vs. Australia

 
West Germany
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [19]
24 May 1970
Clay
 
Australia
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Helga Hösl
Karen Krantzcke
2
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Helga Niessen
Judy Dalton
6
4
3
6
3
6
 
3  
 
Helga Hösl / Helga Niessen
Judy Dalton / Karen Krantzcke
2
6
5
7
   

Consolation RoundEdit

DrawEdit

  Consolation First Round
21 May
Consolation Quarterfinals
22 May
Consolation Semifinals
23 May
Consolation Final
24 May
                                     
       
    Japan 3  
      New Zealand 0  
     
       
    Japan 3  
    Norway 0  
       
       
    Norway
      Canada [20] w/o  
  Canada 2
  Greece 0  
    Japan 3
     Switzerland 0
       
       
    Belgium
      Indonesia [21] w/o  
     
       
    Belgium 0
     Switzerland 3  
       
       
    Yugoslavia 1
       Switzerland 2  
     

First RoundEdit

Canada vs. Greece

 
Canada
2
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [22]
21 May 1970
Clay
 
Greece
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Jane O'Hara
Alice Koutsouri
6
3
6
0
   
2  
 
Andrée Martin
Dionissia Asteri
6
0
8
6
   
3  
 
 
 
      not
played

QuarterfinalsEdit

Japan vs. New Zealand

 
Japan
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [23]
22 May 1970
Clay
 
New Zealand
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Kimiyo Hatanaka
Robyn Legge
6
3
6
1
   
2  
 
Kazuko Sawamatsu
Marilyn Pryde
6
2
6
4
   
3  
 
Kimiyo Hatanaka / Kazuko Sawamatsu
Robyn Legge / Marilyn Pryde
6
4
6
2
   

Yugoslavia vs. Switzerland

 
Yugoslavia
1
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [24]
22 May 1970
Clay
 
Switzerland
2
1 2 3
1  
 
         
2  
 
         
3  
 
         

SemifinalsEdit

Japan vs. Norway

 
Japan
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [25]
23 May 1970
Clay
 
Norway
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Kimiyo Hatanaka
Kirsten Robsahm
6
4
6
0
   
2  
 
Kazuko Sawamatsu
Ellen Grindvold
6
2
6
2
   
3  
 
Kimiyo Hatanaka / Kazuko Sawamatsu
Ellen Grindvold / Liv Jagge
6
4
6
2
   

Belgium vs. Switzerland

 
Belgium
0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [26]
23 May 1970
Clay
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Monique Van Haver
Rita Felix
2
6
1
6
   
2  
 
Ingrid Loeys
Marianne Kindler
5
7
1
6
   
3  
 
Michele Kahn / Monique Van Haver
Rita Felix / Anne-Marie Studer
4
6
3
6
   

FinalEdit

Japan vs. Switzerland

 
Japan
3
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg, West Germany [27]
24 May 1970
Clay
 
Switzerland
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Kimiyo Hatanaka
Rita Felix
6
3
8
6
   
2  
 
Kazuko Sawamatsu
Anne-Marie Studer
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Kimiyo Hatanaka / Kazuko Sawamatsu
Rita Felix / Anne-Marie Studer
6
4
6
3
   

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1970 Federation Cup". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "Belgium v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "France v Japan". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Netherlands v Greece". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "Canada v Norway". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "United States v Yugoslavia". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "West Germany v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "Italy v France". fedcup.com.
  9. ^ "Netherlands v Canada". fedcup.com.
  10. ^ "New Zealand v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  11. ^ "Indonesia v Sweden". fedcup.com.
  12. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Australia". fedcup.com.
  13. ^ "United States v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  14. ^ "West Germany v France". fedcup.com.
  15. ^ "Netherlands v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  16. ^ "Sweden v Australia". fedcup.com.
  17. ^ "United States v West Germany". fedcup.com.
  18. ^ "Great Britain v Australia". fedcup.com.
  19. ^ "West Germany v Australia". fedcup.com.
  20. ^ "Norway v Canada". fedcup.com.
  21. ^ "Belgium v Indonesia". fedcup.com.
  22. ^ "Canada v Greece". fedcup.com.
  23. ^ "Japan v New Zealand". fedcup.com.
  24. ^ "Yugoslavia v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  25. ^ "Japan v Norway". fedcup.com.
  26. ^ "Belgium v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  27. ^ "Japan v Switzerland". fedcup.com.