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The 2015 Fed Cup (also known as the 2015 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) was the 53rd edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis. The final took place on 14–15 November and was won by the Czech Republic for the second year in a row, and for the fourth time in five years.[1]

2015 Fed Cup
Details
Duration7 February – 15 November
Edition53rd
Achievements (singles)
2014
2016

World GroupEdit

Participating teams
 
Australia
 
Canada
 
Czech Republic
 
Germany
 
France
 
Italy
 
Poland
 
Russia

SeedsEdit

  1.   Czech Republic (Champions)
  2.   Germany (Semifinals)
  3.   Italy (First round)
  4.   Russia (Final)

DrawEdit

  Quarterfinals
7–8 February
Semifinals
18–19 April
Final
14–15 November
                           
  Quebec City, Canada (indoor hard)
  1    Czech Republic 4  
     Canada 0     Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    1    Czech Republic 3  
  Genoa, Italy (indoor clay)      France 1  
     France 3
  3    Italy 2     Prague, Czech Republic
    1    Czech Republic 3
  Kraków, Poland (indoor hard)     4    Russia 2
  4    Russia 4  
     Poland 0     Sochi, Russia (indoor clay)
    4    Russia 3
  Stuttgart, Germany (indoor hard)   2    Germany 2  
     Australia 1
  2    Germany 4  

FinalEdit

Czech Republic vs RussiaEdit

 
Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic
14–15 November 2015
Novacrylic ultracushion hard (indoors)
 
Russia
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Petra Kvitová
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
2
6
6
1
6
1
 
2  
 
Karolína Plíšková
Maria Sharapova
3
6
4
6
   
3  
 
Petra Kvitová
Maria Sharapova
6
3
4
6
2
6
 
4  
 
Karolína Plíšková
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
6
3
6
4
   
5  
 
Karolína Plíšková / Barbora Strýcová
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Elena Vesnina
4
6
6
3
6
2
 

World Group Play-offsEdit

The four losing teams in the World Group first round ties, and four winners of the World Group II ties entered the draw for the World Group Play-offs. Four seeded teams, based on the latest Fed Cup ranking, were drawn against four unseeded teams.

Date: 18–19 April

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting team
Brindisi, Italy Clay   Italy (1) 3–2   United States
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Clay (i)   Netherlands 4–1   Australia (2)
Zielona Góra, Poland Hard (i)   Poland (3) 2–3    Switzerland
Montreal, Canada Hard (i)   Canada (4) 2–3   Romania

World Group IIEdit

The World Group II was the second highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2015. Winners advanced to the World Group Play-offs, and losers played in the World Group II Play-offs.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Slovakia (World Group II Play-off)
  2.   Argentina (World Group II Play-off)
  3.   Spain (World Group II Play-off)
  4.    Switzerland (World Group Play-off)

Date: 7–8 February

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Apeldoorn, Netherlands Clay (i)   Netherlands 4–1   Slovakia (1)
Galați, Romania Hard (i)   Romania 3–2   Spain (3)
Helsingborg, Sweden Hard (i)   Sweden 1–3    Switzerland (4)
Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Argentina (2) 1–4   United States

World Group II Play-offsEdit

The four losing teams from World Group II played off against qualifiers from Zonal Group I. Two teams qualified from Europe/Africa Zone, one team from the Asia/Oceania Zone, and one team from the Americas Zone.

Date: 18–19 April

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Novi Sad, Serbia Hard (i)   Serbia (1) 4–1   Paraguay
Bratislava, Slovakia Clay (i)   Slovakia (2) 4–0   Sweden
Tokyo, Japan Hard (i)   Japan (3) 2–3   Belarus
Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Argentina 0–4   Spain (4)

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue: La Loma Sports Centre, San Luis Potosí, Mexico (outdoor hard)

Dates: 4–7 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: Centro Nacional de Tenis, Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic (outdoor hard)
Dates: 24–27 June

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   Ecuador and   Peru were promoted to Americas Zone Group I in 2016.

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue: Guangdong Olympic Tennis Centre, Guangzhou, China (outdoor hard)

Dates: 4–7 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: SAAP Tennis Complex, Hyderabad, India (outdoor hard)

Dates: 14–18 April

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   India was promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group I in 2016.

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue: Syma Sport and Events Centre, Budapest, Hungary (indoor hard)

Dates: 4–7 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: Tere Tenniscentre, Tallinn, Estonia (indoor hard)

Dates: 4–7 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIIEdit

Venue: Bellevue, Ulcinj, Montenegro (outdoor clay)

Dates: 13–18 April

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   Lithuania and   Denmark were promoted to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2016

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fed Cup: Czech Republic beat Russia to retain title". BBC Sport. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 15 November 2015.

External linksEdit