2014 Fed Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2014. The Czech Republic beat Germany in the final to win a third Fed Cup title in four years.[1][2]

Participating Teams

Australia

Czech Republic

Germany

Italy

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

United States

Draw

  Quarterfinals
8–9 February
Semifinals
19–20 April
Final
8–9 November
                           
  Cleveland, United States (indoor hard)
  1   Italy 3  
    United States 1     Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    1   Italy 0  
  Sevilla, Spain (outdoor clay)   3   Czech Republic 4  
    Spain 2
  3   Czech Republic 3     Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    3   Czech Republic 3
  Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)       Germany 1
  4   Slovakia 1  
    Germany 3     Brisbane, Australia (outdoor hard)
      Germany 3
  Hobart, Australia (outdoor hard)     Australia 1  
    Australia 4
  2   Russia 0  

First round

United States vs. Italy


Italy
3
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, United States[3]
8–9 February 2014
Hard (indoors)

United States
1
1 2 3
1 Italy
United States
Karin Knapp
Christina McHale
6
3
3
6
6
1
 
2 Italy
United States
Camila Giorgi
Madison Keys
6
2
6
1
   
3 Italy
United States
Karin Knapp
Alison Riske
6
3
7
5
   
4 Italy
United States
Camila Giorgi
Christina McHale
      not
played
5 Italy
United States
Nastassja Burnett / Alice Matteucci
Lauren Davis / Madison Keys
2
6
3
6
   

Spain vs. Czech Republic


Spain
2
Centro de Tenis Blas Infante, Seville, Spain[4]
8–10 February 2014
Red clay (outdoors)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3
1 Spain
Czech Republic
Carla Suárez Navarro
Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6
1
6
4
   
2 Spain
Czech Republic
María Teresa Torró Flor
Klára Zakopalová
3
6
6
2
1
6
 
3 Spain
Czech Republic
Carla Suárez Navarro
Klára Zakopalová
1
6
6
3
6
3
 
4 Spain
Czech Republic
Silvia Soler Espinosa
Lucie Šafářová
6
4
1
6
3
6
 
5 Spain
Czech Republic
Silvia Soler Espinosa / Carla Suárez Navarro
Andrea Hlaváčková / Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
67
79
3
6
   

Slovakia vs. Germany


Slovakia
1
Aegon Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia[5]
8–9 February 2014
DecoColor hard (indoors)

Germany
3
1 2 3
1 Slovakia
Germany
Dominika Cibulková
Andrea Petkovic
6
2
66
78
2
6
 
2 Slovakia
Germany
Daniela Hantuchová
Angelique Kerber
67
79
1
6
   
3 Slovakia
Germany
Dominika Cibulková
Angelique Kerber
3
6
65
77
   
4 Slovakia
Germany
Daniela Hantuchová
Andrea Petkovic
      not
played
5 Slovakia
Germany
Jana Čepelová / Magdaléna Rybáriková
Julia Görges / Anna-Lena Grönefeld
4
6
6
3
[10]
[7]
 

Australia vs. Russia


Australia
4
Hobart International Tennis Centre, Hobart, Australia[6]
8–9 February 2014
Plexicushion (outdoors)

Russia
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
Russia
Casey Dellacqua
Irina Khromacheva
6
0
6
2
   
2 Australia
Russia
Samantha Stosur
Veronika Kudermetova
6
4
6
0
   
3 Australia
Russia
Samantha Stosur
Victoria Kan
6
2
6
3
   
4 Australia
Russia
Casey Dellacqua
Veronika Kudermetova
      not
played
5 Australia
Russia
Ashleigh Barty / Casey Dellacqua
Irina Khromacheva / Valeria Solovyeva
6
1
6
3
   

Semifinals

Czech Republic vs. Italy


Czech Republic
4
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[7]
19–20 April 2014
Hard (indoors)

Italy
0
1 2 3
1 Czech Republic
Italy
Lucie Šafářová
Sara Errani
6
4
6
1
   
2 Czech Republic
Italy
Petra Kvitová
Camila Giorgi
6
4
6
2
   
3 Czech Republic
Italy
Petra Kvitová
Roberta Vinci
6
3
7
5
   
4 Czech Republic
Italy
Lucie Šafářová
Camila Giorgi
      not
played
5 Czech Republic
Italy
Andrea Hlaváčková / Klára Koukalová
Camila Giorgi / Karin Knapp
6
2
5
7
[11]
[9]
 

Germany vs. Australia


Germany
3
Pat Rafter Arena, Brisbane, Australia[8]
19–20 April 2014
Plexicushion (outdoors)

Australia
1
1 2 3
1 Germany
Australia
Andrea Petkovic
Samantha Stosur
6
1
79
67
   
2 Germany
Australia
Angelique Kerber
Casey Dellacqua
6
1
6
0
   
3 Germany
Australia
Angelique Kerber
Samantha Stosur
4
6
6
0
6
3
 
4 Germany
Australia
Andrea Petkovic
Casey Dellacqua
      not
played
5 Germany
Australia
Julia Görges / Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Ashleigh Barty / Casey Dellacqua
2
6
77
65
[2]
[10]
 

Final

Czech Republic vs. Germany


Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[9]
8–9 November 2014
Novacrylic ultracushion hard (indoors)

Germany
1
1 2 3
1 Czech Republic
Germany
Petra Kvitová
Andrea Petkovic
6
2
6
4
   
2 Czech Republic
Germany
Lucie Šafářová
Angelique Kerber
6
4
6
4
   
3 Czech Republic
Germany
Petra Kvitová
Angelique Kerber
77
65
4
6
6
4
 
4 Czech Republic
Germany
Lucie Šafářová
Andrea Petkovic
      not
played
5 Czech Republic
Germany
Andrea Hlaváčková / Lucie Hradecká
Julia Görges / Sabine Lisicki
4
6
3
6
   


 2014 Fed Cup Champions 

Czech Republic
Eighth title

References

  1. ^ "Czech Republic beat Germany 3-0". BBC Sport. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Czechs Celebrate Commitment to Team Success". New York Times. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  3. ^ "United States v Italy". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Spain v Czech Republic". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "Slovakia v Germany". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "Australia v Russia". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "Czech Republic v Italia". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "Germany v Australia". fedcup.com.
  9. ^ "Czech Republic v Germany". fedcup.com.
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