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The 2017 Fed Cup was the 55th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis. The final took place on 11–12 November and was won by the United States .[1][2][3]

2017 Fed Cup
Details
Duration11 February – 12 November
Edition55th
Achievements (singles)
2016
2018

Contents

World GroupEdit

Participating teams
 
Belarus
 
Czech Republic
 
France
 
Germany
 
Netherlands
 
Spain
 
Switzerland
 
United States

SeedsEdit

  1.   Czech Republic (Semifinals)
  2.   France (First round)
  3.   Germany (First round)
  4.   Netherlands (First round)

DrawEdit

  Quarterfinals
11–12 February
Semifinals
22–23 April
Final
11–12 November
                           
  Ostrava, Czech Republic (hard, indoor)
  1    Czech Republic 3  
     Spain 2     Tampa, United States (clay, outdoor)
    1    Czech Republic 2  
  Maui, Hawaii, United States (hard, outdoor)      United States 3  
  3    Germany 0
     United States 4     Minsk, Belarus (hard, indoor)
       United States 3
  Minsk, Belarus (hard, indoor)        Belarus 2
     Belarus 4  
  4    Netherlands 1     Minsk, Belarus (hard, indoor)
       Belarus 3
  Geneva, Switzerland (hard, indoor)       Switzerland 2  
      Switzerland 4
  2    France 1  

FinalEdit

Belarus vs. United StatesEdit

 
Belarus
2
Chizhovka-Arena, Minsk, Belarus[4][5]
11–12 November 2017
Hard (indoors)
 
United States
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Aliaksandra Sasnovich
Coco Vandeweghe
4
6
4
6
   
2  
 
Aryna Sabalenka
Sloane Stephens
6
3
3
6
6
4
 
3  
 
Aryna Sabalenka
Coco Vandeweghe
65
77
1
6
   
4  
 
Aliaksandra Sasnovich
Sloane Stephens
4
6
6
1
8
6
 
5  
 
Aryna Sabalenka / Aliaksandra Sasnovich
Shelby Rogers / Coco Vandeweghe
3
6
63
77
   

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.

Participating teams
 
Belgium
 
France
 
Germany
 
Netherlands
 
Russia
 
Slovakia
 
Spain
 
Ukraine

SeedsEdit

  1.   France
  2.   Russia
  3.   Germany
  4.   Netherlands
Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Roanne, France Clay (i)   France 4–0   Spain
Moscow, Russia Clay (i)   Russia 2–3   Belgium
Stuttgart, Germany Clay (i)   Germany 3–2   Ukraine
Bratislava, Slovakia Clay (i)   Slovakia 2–3   Netherlands

World Group IIEdit

The World Group II was the second highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2017. Winners advanced to the World Group Play-offs, and losers played in the World Group II Play-offs.

Participating teams
 
Australia
 
Belgium
 
Chinese Taipei
 
Italy
 
Romania
 
Russia
 
Slovakia
 
Ukraine

SeedsEdit

  1.   Russia
  2.   Italy (World Group II Play-off)
  3.   Australia (World Group II Play-off)
  4.   Romania (World Group II Play-off)
Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Russia 4–1   Chinese Taipei
Bucharest, Romania Hard (i)   Romania 1–3   Belgium
Kharkiv, Ukraine Hard (i)   Ukraine 3–1   Australia
Forlì, Italy Clay (i)   Italy 2–3   Slovakia

World Group II Play-offsEdit

The four losing teams in World Group II play off against qualifiers from Zonal Group I.

Participating teams
 
Australia
 
Canada
 
Chinese Taipei
 
Great Britain
 
Italy
 
Kazakhstan
 
Romania
 
Serbia

SeedsEdit

  1.   Italy
  2.   Romania
  3.   Australia
  4.   Canada
Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Barletta, Italy Clay   Italy 3–1   Chinese Taipei
Mamaia, Romania Clay   Romania 3–2   Great Britain
Zrenjanin, Serbia Hard (i)   Serbia 0–4   Australia
Montreal, Canada Hard (i)   Canada 3–2   Kazakhstan

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Location: Club Deportivo la Asunción, Metepec, Mexico (outdoor hard)[6]

Dates: 6–11 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: Centro de Alto Rendimiento Fred Maduro, Panama City, Panama (outdoor clay)[7]

Dates: 19–22 July

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue: Daulet National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)[8]

Dates: 8–11 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe, Tajikistan (outdoor hard)[9]

Dates: 18–23 July

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   Hong Kong was promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group I in 2018.

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue: Tallink Tennis Centre, Tallinn, Estonia (indoor hard)[10]

Dates: 8–11 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: Šiauliai Tennis School, Šiauliai, Lithuania (indoor hard)[11]

Dates: 19–22 April

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIIEdit

Venue: National Tennis School & Tennis Club Acvila, Chișinău, Moldova (outdoor clay)[12]

Dates: 13–17 June

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   Greece and   Moldova were promoted to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United States Ends 17-Year Drought With Fed Cup Victory". New York Times. 12 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  2. ^ "United States beat Belarus to win first title since 2000". BBC Sport. 12 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  3. ^ "United States wins its 18th Fed Cup title with 3-2 victory against Belarus". ESPN. 12 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Belarus v United States". fedcup.com. ITF. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Belarus to return to Chizhovka-Arena for Fed Cup Final". fedcup.com. ITF. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  6. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Americas Zone Group I". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Americas Zone Group II". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I". fedcup.com.
  9. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group II". fedcup.com.
  10. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I". fedcup.com.
  11. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II". fedcup.com.
  12. ^ "2017 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group III". fedcup.com.

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