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Switzerland Fed Cup team

The Switzerland Fed Cup team represents Switzerland in Fed Cup tennis competition and are governed by Swiss Tennis. They currently compete in World Group II.

Switzerland
Civil Ensign of Switzerland.svg
CaptainHeinz Günthardt
ITF ranking5 Decrease 1 (24 April 2017)
Colorsred & white
First year1963
Years played53
Ties played (W–L)138 (77–61)
Years in
World Group
30 (24–26)
Runners-up1 (1998)
Most total winsPatty Schnyder (50–22)
Most singles winsPatty Schnyder (33–16)
Most doubles winsPatty Schnyder (17–6)
Best doubles teamPetra Delhees /
Christiane Jolissaint (10–6)
Most ties playedPatty Schnyder (37)
Most years playedPatty Schnyder &
Timea Bacsinszky (12)

Current teamEdit

Most recent year-end rankings are used.

Name Born First Last Ties Win/Loss Ranks[1][2]
Year Tie Sin Dou Tot Sin Dou
Timea Bacsinszky (1989-06-08)June 8, 1989 2004 2017   Belarus 23 20–16 7–5 27–21 15 209
Belinda Bencic (1997-03-10)March 10, 1997 2012 2017   Belarus 8 7–2 4–2 11–4 43 215
Viktorija Golubic (1992-10-16)October 16, 1992 2014 2017   Belarus 5 2–2 2–2 4–4 57 117
Martina Hingis (1980-09-30)September 30, 1980 1995 2017   Belarus 19 18–4 11–3 29–7 4

HistoryEdit

Switzerland competed in its first Fed Cup in 1963. Their best result was reaching the final in 1998, where they lost to Spain 3-2.

ResultsEdit

Only World Group, World Group Play-off, World Group II, and World Group II Play-off ties are included.

1963–1969Edit

Year Competition[3] Date Location Opponent Score Result
1963 World Group, 1st Round 17 June London (GBR)   Netherlands 0–3 Lost
1964 World Group, 1st Round 1 September Philadelphia (USA)   France 0–3 Lost
1966 World Group, 2nd Round 12 May Turin (ITA)   Australia 0–3 Lost
1967 World Group, 2nd Round 8 June Berlin (FRG)   Canada 1–2 Lost
1968 World Group, 2nd Round 23 May Paris (FRA)   United States 0–3 Lost
1969 World Group, 2nd Round 21 May Athens (GRE)   Czechoslovakia 0–3 Lost

1970–1979Edit

Year Competition[3] Date Location Opponent Score Result
1970 World Group, 1st Round 19 May Freiburg (FRG)   Belgium 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd Round 20 May Freiburg (FRG)   West Germany 0–3 Lost
1972 World Group, 1st Round 20 Mar Johannesburg (RSA)   Brazil 1–2 Lost
1973 World Group, 1st Round 1 May Bad Homburg (FRG)   Belgium 0–3 Lost
1974 World Group, 1st Round May Naples (ITA)   Yugoslavia W/O Won
World Group, 2nd Round May Naples (ITA)   South Africa 0–3 Lost
1975 World Group, 1st Round May Aix-en-Provence (FRA)   United States 0–3 Lost
1976 World Group, 1st Round August Philadelphia (USA)   Indonesia 3–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round August Philadelphia (USA)   Canada 2–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinal August Philadelphia (USA)   United States 0–3 Lost
1977 World Group, 1st Round June Eastbourne (GBR)   Norway 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd Round June Eastbourne (GBR)   United States 0–3 Lost
1978 World Group, 1st Round November Melbourne (AUS)   Ireland 3–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round November Melbourne (AUS)   Romania 1–2 Lost
1979 World Group, 1st Round April Madrid (ESP)   Denmark 3–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round May Madrid (ESP)   Romania 2–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinal May Madrid (ESP)   Soviet Union 1–2 Lost

1980–1989Edit

Year Competition[3] Date Location Opponent Score Result
1980 World Group, 1st Round May Berlin (FRG)   Denmark 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd Round May Berlin (FRG)   Romania 1–2 Lost
1981 World Group, 1st Round November Tokyo (JPN)   Greece 3–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round November Tokyo (JPN)   Chinese Taipei 3–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinal November Tokyo (JPN)   West Germany 2–1 Won
World Group, Semifinal November Tokyo (JPN)   United States 0–3 Lost
1982 World Group, 1st Round July Santa Clara (USA)   New Zealand 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd Round July Santa Clara (USA)   Sweden 2–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinal July Santa Clara (USA)   West Germany 0–3 Lost
1983 World Group, 1st Round July Zürich (SUI)   Bulgaria 3–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round July Zürich (SUI)   Romania 2–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinal July Zürich (SUI)   Australia 2–1 Won
World Group, Semifinal July Zürich (SUI)   West Germany 0–3 Lost
1984 World Group, 1st Round July São Paulo (BRA)   Bulgaria 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd Round July São Paulo (BRA)   United States 1–2 Lost
1985 World Group, 1st Round October Nagoya (JPN)   Netherlands 2–1 Won
World Group, 2nd Round October Nagoya (JPN)   Czechoslovakia 1–2 Lost
1986 World Group, 1st Round July Prague (TCH)   Malta 3–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round July Prague (TCH)   Czechoslovakia 0–3 Lost
1987 World Group, 1st Round July Vancouver (CAN)   Argentina 0–3 Lost
1988 World Group, 1st Round December Melbourne (AUS)   United States 0–3 Lost
1989 World Group, 1st Round October Tokyo (JPN)   Soviet Union 0–2 Lost

1990–1999Edit

Year Competition[3] Date Location Opponent Score Result
1990 World Group, 1st Round July Atlanta (USA)   Netherlands 1–2 Lost
1991 World Group, 1st Round 23 July Nottingham (GBR)   Argentina 2–0 Won
World Group, 2nd Round 24 July Nottingham (GBR)   China 2–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinal 25 July Nottingham (GBR)   Czechoslovakia 1–2 Lost
1992 World Group, 1st Round 14 July Frankfurt (GER)   Sweden 1–2 Lost
1993 World Group, 1st Round 20 July Frankfurt (GER)   United States 0–3 Lost
1994 World Group, 1st Round 19 July Frankfurt (GER)   Canada 0–3 Lost
1996 World Group II, Play-off 13–14 July Jakarta (INA)   Indonesia 3–2 Won
1997 World Group II 1–2 March Košice (SVK)   Slovakia 3–2 Won
World Group, Play-off 12–13 July Zürich (SUI)   Argentina 5–0 Won
1998 World Group, 1st Round 18–19 April Brno (CZE)   Czech Republic 4–1 Won
World Group, Semifinal 25–26 July Sion (SUI)   France 5–0 Won
World Group, Final 19–20 September Geneva (SUI)   Spain 2–3 Lost
1999 World Group, 1st Round 17–18 April Zürich (SUI)   Slovakia 0–5 Lost

2000–2009Edit

Year Competition[3] Date Location Opponent Score Result
2000 World Group, Round Robin 27 April Bratislava (SVK)   Slovakia 2–1 Won
World Group, Round Robin 28 April Bratislava (SVK)   Czech Republic 1–2 Lost
World Group, Round Robin 29 April Bratislava (SVK)   Austria 2–1 Won
2001 World Group, Play-off 21–22 July Sydney (AUS)   Australia 1–4 Lost
2002 World Group, 1st Round 27–28 April Bratislava (SVK)   Slovakia 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-off 20–21 July Malmö (SWE)   Sweden 2–3 Lost
2003 World Group, Play-off 19–20 July Winterthur (SUI)   Israel 4–1 Won
2004 World Group, 1st Round 24–25 July Murcia (ESP)   Spain 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-off 10–11 July Dorval (CAN)   Canada 3–2 Won
2005 World Group II, 1st Round 23–24 April Neuchâtel (SUI)   Slovakia 3–2 Won
World Group, Play-off 9–10 July Lausanne (SUI)   Austria 1–4 Lost
2006 World Group II, 1st Round 22–23 April Tokyo (JPN)   Japan 1–4 Lost
World Group II, Play-off 15–16 July Chavannes-de-Bogis (SUI)   Australia 0–5 Lost
2008 World Group II, Play-off 26–27 April Dornbirn (AUT)   Austria 3–2 Won
2009 World Group II, 1st Round 7–8 February Zürich (SUI)   Germany 2–3 Lost
World Group II, Play-off 25–26 April Mildura (AUS)   Australia 1–3 Lost

2010–2019Edit

Year Competition[3] Date Location Opponent Score Result
2011 World Group II, Play-off 16–17 April Lugano (SUI)   Sweden 4–1 Won
2012 World Group II, 1st Round 4–5 February Fribourg (SUI)   Australia 1–4 Lost
World Group II, Play-off 21–22 April Yverdon-les-Bains (SUI)   Belarus 4–1 Won
2013 World Group II, 1st Round 9–10 February Bern (SUI)   Belgium 4–1 Won
World Group, Play-off 20–21 April Chiasso (SUI)   Australia 1–3 Lost
2014 World Group II, 1st Round 8–9 February Paris (FRA)   France 2–3 Lost
World Group II, Play-off 19–20 April Catanduva (BRA)   Brazil 4–1 Won
2015 World Group II, 1st Round 7–8 February Helsingborg (SWE)   Sweden 3–1 Won
World Group, Play-off 18–19 April Zielona Góra (POL)   Poland 3–2 Won
2016 World Group, 1st Round 6–7 February Leipzig (GER)   Germany 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinal 16–17 April Lucerne (SUI)   Czech Republic 2–3 Lost
2017 World Group, 1st Round 11–12 February Geneva (SUI)   France 4–1 Won
World Group, Semifinal 22–23 April Minsk (BLR)   Belarus 2–3 Lost
2018 World Group, 1st Round 10–11 February Prague (CZE)   Czech Republic 1–3 Lost
World Group, Play-off 21–22 April Cluj-Napoca (ROU)   Romania 1–3 Lost
2019 World Group II, 1st Round 9–10 February Biel/Bienne (SUI)   Italy 3–1 Won
World Group, Play-off 20–21 April San Antonio (USA)   United States 2–3 Lost

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA Year End Singles Rankings - 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  2. ^ "WTA Year End Doubles Rankings - 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Fed Cup - Team - Switzerland". ITF. Retrieved 23 September 2015.

External linksEdit