Tennis: Federation Cup (Fed Cup) Records

The Federation Cup (or Fed Cup as it is now known) was started in 1963. It is the most important women’s tennis team competition.

Winners

Year Winner Score Runner-up
1963 United States (1) 2 — 1 Australia
1964 Australia (1) 2 — 1 United States
1965 Australia (2) 2 — 1 United States
1966 United States (2) 3 — 0 West Germany
1967 United States (3) 2 — 0 Great Britain
1968 Australia (3) 3 — 0 Netherlands
1969 United States (4) 2 — 1 Australia
1970 Australia (4) 3 — 0 West Germany
1971 Australia (5) 3 — 0 Great Britain
1972 South Africa (1) 2 — 1 Great Britain
1973 Australia (6) 3 — 0 South Africa
1974 Australia (7) 2 — 1 United States
1975 Czechoslovakia (1) 3 — 0 Australia
1976 United States (5) 2 — 1 Australia
1977 United States (6) 2 — 1 Australia
1978 United States (7) 2 — 1 Australia
1979 United States (8) 3 — 0 Australia
1980 United States (9) 3 — 0 Australia
1981 United States (10) 3 — 0 Great Britain
1982 United States (11) 3 — 0 West Germany
1983 Czechoslovakia (2) 2 — 1 West Germany
1984 Czechoslovakia (3) 2 — 1 Australia
1985 Czechoslovakia (4) 2 — 1 United States
1986 United States (12) 3 — 0 Czechoslovakia
1987 West Germany (1) 2 — 1 United States
1988 Czechoslovakia (5) 2 — 1 Soviet Union
1989 United States (13) 3 — 0 Spain
1990 United States (14) 2 — 1 Soviet Union
1991 Spain (1) 2 — 1 United States
1992 Germany (2) 2 — 1 Spain
1993 Spain (2) 3 — 0 Australia
1994 Spain (3) 3 — 0 United States
1995 Spain (4) 3 — 2 United States
1996 United States (15) 5 — 0 Spain
1997 France (1) 4 — 1 Netherlands
1998 Spain (5) 3 — 2 Switzerland
1999 United States (16) 4 — 1 Russia
2000 United States (17) 5 — 0 Spain
2001 Belgium (1) 2 — 1 Russia
2002 Slovakia (1) 3 — 1 Spain
2003 France (2) 4 — 1 United States
2004 Russia (1) 3 — 2 France
2005 Russia (2) 3 — 2 France
2006 Italy (1) 3 — 2 Belgium
2007 Russia (3) 4 — 0 Italy
2008 Russia (4) 4 — 0 Spain
2009 Italy (2) 4 — 0 United States
2010 Italy (3) 3 — 1 United States
2011 Czech Republic (6) 3 — 2 Russia
2012 Czech Republic (7) 3 — 1 Serbia

The number in parentheses shows the number of times the nation has won the Cup at that point.

Most wins

17 USA

7 Australia, Czechoslovakia/Czech Republic

5 Spain

4 USSR/Russia

 

Other Records

Consecutive titles
All-time: 7 United States 1976–1982

Consecutive finals appearances
All-time: 8 Australia 1973–1980

Most number of games in a tie
All-time: 172 France 4–1 Japan 1997 World Group first round

Individual
Youngest player
Denise Panagopoulou; Greece; 12 years 360 days
Oldest player
Gill Butterfield; Bermuda; 52 years 162 days

Most rubbers played
100 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Spain)
Most ties played
61 Anna Smashnova – Israel
61 Tzipora Obziler – Israel

Most rubbers won
Total: 72 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario – Spain
Singles: 50 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario – Spain
Doubles: 38 Larisa Neiland – Soviet Union/Latvia

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