The 100 Cup Faces in the Fed Cup was the highest
Qualifier round for next year is also being played
Ostrova The World Cup of women's tennis players (Fed Cup) has started. Its quarter-final begins on Saturday, while next year's qualifiers are also being played. It is the largest world cup of women's players in the team. More than this, women do not play in any of the other women's tournaments. 97 teams are participating in this.
Quarter final lineup
Czech Republic v / s Romania
Australia v / s America
Germany v / s Belarus
France v / s Belgium
Czech Republic clash with Romania
This time the team of defending champion Czech Republic could save their title. His quarterfinal clash will be from Romania. The Czech Republic has made champions 6 times out of the last 8. Captain of the Czech Republic Carolina Pliskova and Romania captain Simona Halep. World number-1 has remained in both the rankings. The team of the Czech Republic has made a place in the semifinals for the 11th time.
19 years ago there were 100 teams
In the 2000 FED Cup, the highest number of 100 teams went. Due to such teams, its format has been made so that the qualifying starts for the next year's knockout matches a year ago. In the Fed Cup teams are divided into zones. Qualifying counterparts are between the teams of the zone. The winning teams play knockouts in this. This time, the Czech Republic, Romania, France, Belgium, Germany, Belarus, Australia, America reached the quarter-finals. This time the ITF has doubled the prize money of the Fed Cup. The prize money is Rs 55 crores. This is 29 million more than the last time.
Idea delivered in 1919, it started 44 years later
The idea of starting a women's team tennis tournament was given by American tennis player Hejel Hotchkiss Whitman in 1919. However, then their idea was rejected. Its 44 years later, in 1963, the Federation Cup began on their own ideas. My Hardwick Hair of Britain made its plan in 1962 and started it the following year on the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The first time teams from 16 countries took part. America's team was champion. There was no prize money in it. The players themselves had spent their own expenditure.
Only three countries won together Davis and Fed Cup
Like the men's World Cup Davis Cup, America has been the most successful country in the Fed Cup. He's made 18 champions in 18 years. So far only three countries have won the Davis Cup and Fed Cup together. The teams of the United States, Australia and the Czech Republic have been able to make their titles in only one year.
So far 11 country champions
* 5 times won as Czechoslovakia Belgian, Slovakia, South Africa have also become champions once. The Czech Republic has made champions 6 times out of the last 8.
Nirupama Sanjeev is the most successful Indian player
Nirupama Sanjeev is the most successful Indian player. The win-loss record in his Fed Cup is 29-14. He is also the most Indian player to win a singles. Manisha Malhotra-Nirupama Sanjeev's team is the most successful. He did not lose one of the 6 At the same time, Sania Mirza has the record of playing for most years and winning most doubles. He has played 10 years in the Fed Cup. His win-loss record is 11-5.