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The 2019 Fed Cup is the 57th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis.

2019 Fed Cup
Details
Duration6 February – 10 November
Edition57th
Achievements (singles)
2018
2020

In one of the biggest shocks in this year's tournament, Romania upset title holders and 11-time winners Czech Republic at Ostrava in the quarterfinals of the competition. Czech Republic was unbeaten at home in the Fed Cup since 2009, when they lost to the United States.[1]

Contents

World GroupEdit

Participating teams
 
Australia
 
Belarus
 
Belgium
 
Czech Republic
 
France
 
Germany
 
Romania
 
United States

SeedsEdit

  1.   Czech Republic (Quarterfinals)
  2.   United States (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Belarus (Semifinals)
  4.   France

DrawEdit

  Quarterfinals
9–10 February
Semifinals
20–21 April
Final
9–10 November
                           
  Ostrava, Czech Republic (hard, indoor)[2]
  1    Czech Republic 2  
     Romania 3     Rouen, France (clay, indoor)[3]
       Romania 2  
  Liège, Belgium (hard, indoor)[4]   4    France 3  
  4    France 3
     Belgium 1     TBA, Australia[5]
    4    France
  Braunschweig, Germany (hard, indoor)[6]        Australia
     Germany 0  
  3    Belarus 4     Brisbane, Australia (hard)[7]
    3    Belarus 2
  Asheville, United States (hard, indoor)[8]      Australia 3  
     Australia 3
  2    United States 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 will compete in the World Group Play-offs for spots in the 2020 World Group.

Participating teams
 
Belgium
 
Canada
 
Czech Republic
 
Germany
 
Latvia
 
Spain
 
Switzerland
 
United States

SeedsEdit

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay (i)   Czech Republic 4–0   Canada
San Antonio, United States Hard (i)   United States 3–2    Switzerland
Riga, Latvia Hard (i)   Latvia 1–3   Germany
Kortrijk, Belgium Hard (i)   Belgium 2–3   Spain

World Group IIEdit

Participating teams
 
Canada
 
Italy
 
Japan
 
Latvia
 
Netherlands
 
Slovakia
 
Spain
 
Switzerland

SeedsEdit

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Biel/Bienne, Switzerland Hard (i)    Switzerland 3–1   Italy
Riga, Latvia Hard (i)   Latvia 4–0   Slovakia
Kitakyushu, Japan Hard (i)   Japan 2–3   Spain
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Clay (i)   Netherlands 0–4   Canada

World Group II Play-offsEdit

The four losing teams in the World Group II ties and four winners of the zonal Groups I are scheduled to compete in the World Group II Play-offs for spots in the 2020 World Group II.

Participating Teams
 
Brazil
 
Great Britain
 
Italy
 
Japan
 
Kazakhstan
 
Netherlands
 
Russia
 
Slovakia

SeedsEdit

Venue Surface Home Team Score Visiting Team
Moscow, Russia Clay (i)   Russia 4–0   Italy
Osaka, Japan Hard   Japan 4–0   Netherlands
London, Great Britain Hard (i)   Great Britain 3–1   Kazakhstan
Bratislava, Slovakia Clay (i)   Slovakia 3–1   Brazil

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue: Club Campestre Sede Llanogrande, Medellín, Colombia (clay)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue 1: Tennis Club Las Terrazas Miraflores, Lima, Peru (clay)
Venue 2: Centro Nacional de Tenis, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (hard)

Dates: 16–20 April

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   Peru and   Venezuela were promoted to Americas Zone Group I in 2020.

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

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

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue 1: Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe, Tajikistan (hard)
Venue 2: National Tennis Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (hard)

Dates: 12–15 June and 19–23 June

Participating teams

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Venue 1: Hala Widowiskowo-Sportowa, Zielona Góra, Poland (indoor hard)
Venue 2: University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom (indoor hard)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIEdit

Venue: Centre National de Tennis, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (indoor hard)

Dates: 6–9 February

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

Group IIIEdit

Venue 1: Tali Tennis Center, Helsinki, Finland (indoor hard)
Venue 2: Ulcinj Bellevue, Ulcinj, Montenegro (clay)

Dates: 15–20 April

Participating teams

Play-offsEdit

  •   Finland and   Egypt were promoted to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2020.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Halep overcomes Pliskova as Romanians stun Czechs in Fed Cup
  2. ^ "Czech Republic v Romania". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  3. ^ "France v Romania". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  4. ^ "Belgium v France". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  5. ^ "Australia v France". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2019-04-22.
  6. ^ "Germany v Belarus". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  7. ^ "Australia v Belarus". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  8. ^ "USA v Australia". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2018-09-18.

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