1991 Federation Cup World Group

1991 Federation Cup World Group

The World Group was the highest level of Federation Cup competition in 1991. Thirty-two nations competed in a five-round knockout competition from 22–28 July. United States was the two-time defending champion, but Spain defeated them in the final to claim their first title.

Participating Teams

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

China

Czechoslovakia

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Great Britain

Greece

Hungary

Indonesia

Israel

Italy

Japan

Netherlands

New Zealand

Paraguay

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Soviet Union

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Yugoslavia

Draw

  First Round
22–23 July
Second Round
24 July
Quarterfinals
25–26 July
Semifinals
27 July
Final
28 July
                                               
    United States 2  
    Netherlands 0  
      United States 3  
        Bulgaria 0  
    Hungary 0
    Bulgaria 3  
      United States 2  
      Austria 1  
    Finland 3  
Q   Romania 0  
      Finland 1
        Austria 2  
Q   Portugal 0
    Austria 3  
      United States 3  
      Czechoslovakia 0  
    Switzerland 2  
    Argentina 0  
      Switzerland 2
    Q   China 1  
    Brazil 0
Q   China 3  
      Switzerland 1
      Czechoslovakia 2  
    Czechoslovakia 2  
    Sweden 0  
      Czechoslovakia 2
        Soviet Union 1  
Q   Paraguay 0
    Soviet Union 3  
      United States 1
      Spain 2
    Great Britain 2  
    New Zealand 0  
      Great Britain 0  
        Italy 2  
Q   Israel 1
    Italy 2  
      Italy 1  
      Germany 2  
    Canada 2  
Q   Denmark 1  
      Canada 1
        Germany 2  
Q   Greece 0
    Germany 3  
      Germany 0
      Spain 3  
    France 1  
Q   Poland 2  
  Q   Poland 1
        Indonesia 2  
    Yugoslavia 0
    Indonesia 3  
      Indonesia 0
      Spain 2  
    Australia 2  
    Japan 1  
      Australia 0
        Spain 3  
    Belgium 0
    Spain 2  

First Round

United States vs. Netherlands


United States
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Netherlands
0
1 2 3
1
Zina Garrison-Jackson
Nicole Krijger-Jagerman
7
5
6
4
   
2
Jennifer Capriati
Manon Bollegraf
6
2
6
3
   
3
 
 
      not
played

[1]

Hungary vs. Bulgaria


Hungary
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

Bulgaria
3
1 2 3
1
Petra Schmidt
Magdalena Maleeva
1
6
2
6
   
2
Virág Csurgó
Katerina Maleeva
0
6
2
6
   
3
Virág Csurgó / Ágnes Gee
Katerina Maleeva / Magdalena Maleeva
1
6
2
6
   

[2]

Finland vs. Romania


Finland
3
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

Romania
0
1 2 3
1
Nanne Dahlman
Ruxandra Dragomir
6
0
6
4
   
2
Petra Thorén
Irina Spîrlea
6
2
6
2
   
3
Anne Aallonen / Nanne Dahlman
Ruxandra Dragomir / Irina Spîrlea
4
6
6
2
6
2
 

[3]

Portugal vs. Austria


Portugal
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Austria
3
1 2 3
1
Tânia Couto
Judith Wiesner
2
6
2
6
   
2
Sofia Prazeres
Barbara Paulus
5
7
0
6
   
3
Tânia Couto / Sofia Prazeres
Marion Maruska / Petra Schwarz
1
6
1
6
   

[4]

Switzerland vs. Argentina


Switzerland
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Argentina
0
1 2 3
1
Emanuela Zardo
Florencia Labat
2
6
6
2
8
6
 
2
Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Mercedes Paz
6
0
77
65
   
3
 
 
      not
played

[5]

Brazil vs. China


Brazil
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

China
3
1 2 3
1
Cláudia Chabalgoity
Tang Min
5
7
6
4
0
6
 
2
Luciana Corsato-Owsianka
Li Fang
0
6
2
6
   
3
Luciana Corsato-Owsianka / Sabrina Giusto
Yang Li-Hua / Yi Jing-Qian
2
6
3
6
   

[6]

Czechoslovakia vs. Sweden


Czechoslovakia
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1
Radka Zrubáková
Maria Strandlund
6
0
6
1
   
2
Jana Novotná
Cecilia Dahlman
77
65
6
2
   
3
 
 
      not
played

[7]

Paraguay vs. Soviet Union


Paraguay
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

Soviet Union
3
1 2 3
1
Larissa Schaerer
Elena Brioukhovets
4
6
5
7
   
2
Rossana de los Ríos
Natasha Zvereva
2
6
2
6
   
3
Rossana de los Ríos / Larissa Schaerer
Natalia Medvedeva / Larisa Neiland
3
6
2
6
   

[8]

Great Britain vs. New Zealand


Great Britain
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

New Zealand
0
1 2 3
1
Clare Wood
Claudine Toleafoa
6
3
6
2
   
2
Monique Javer
Belinda Cordwell
6
3
6
1
   
3
 
 
      not
played

[9]

Israel vs. Italy


Israel
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Italy
2
1 2 3
1
Ilana Berger
Linda Ferrando
6
2
4
6
6
3
 
2
Yael Segal
Raffaella Reggi
6
0
4
6
4
6
 
3
Ilana Berger / Limor Zaltz
Sandra Cecchini / Linda Ferrando
3
6
77
61
3
6
 

[10]

Canada vs. Denmark


Canada
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Denmark
1
1 2 3
1
Rene Simpson
Karin Ptaszek
2
6
6
2
4
6
 
2
Patricia Hy
Sofie Albinus
7
5
6
1
   
3
Jill Hetherington / Patricia Hy
Sofie Albinus / Karin Ptaszek
6
3
6
4
   

[11]

Greece vs. Germany


Greece
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Germany
3
1 2 3
1
Christína Papadáki
Anke Huber
6
3
3
6
3
6
 
2
Angelika Kanellopoulou
Steffi Graf
1
6
2
6
   
3
Angelika Kanellopoulou / Christína Papadáki
Steffi Graf / Barbara Rittner
3
6
0
6
   

[12]

France vs. Poland


France
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

Poland
2
1 2 3
1
Mary Pierce
Magdalena Feistel
6
4
6
2
   
2
Nathalie Tauziat
Katarzyna Nowak
6
4
4
6
4
6
 
3
Mary Pierce / Nathalie Tauziat
Magdalena Feistel / Katarzyna Teodorowicz Lisowska
4
6
4
6
   

[13]

Yugoslavia vs. Indonesia


Yugoslavia
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

Indonesia
3
1 2 3
1
Ljudmila Pavlov
Suzanna Anggarkusuma
3
6
3
6
   
2
Nadin Ercegović
Yayuk Basuki
4
6
5
7
   
3
Nadin Ercegović / Ljudmila Pavlov
Yayuk Basuki / Suzanna Anggarkusuma
2
6
2
6
   

[14]

Australia vs. Japan


Australia
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
22 July 1991
Hard

Japan
1
1 2 3
1
Nicole Provis
Akiko Kijimuta
6
0
6
1
   
2
Rachel McQuillan
Naoko Sawamatsu
4
6
3
6
   
3
Nicole Provis / Elizabeth Smylie
Kimiko Date / Maya Kidowaki
6
3
6
3
   

[15]

Belgium vs. Spain


Belgium
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
23 July 1991
Hard

Spain
2
1 2 3
1
Dominique Monami
Conchita Martínez
3
6
1
6
   
2
Sabine Appelmans
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
65
77
3
6
   
3
 
 
      not
played

[16]

Second Round

United States vs. Bulgaria


United States
3
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Bulgaria
0
1 2 3
1
Jennifer Capriati
Magdalena Maleeva
7
5
6
2
   
2
Mary Joe Fernández
Katerina Maleeva
6
2
6
1
   
3
Gigi Fernández / Zina Garrison-Jackson
Katerina Maleeva / Magdalena Maleeva
6
2
6
1
   

[17]

Finland vs. Austria


Finland
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Austria
2
1 2 3
1
Nanne Dahlman
Judith Wiesner
5
7
1
6
   
2
Petra Thorén
Barbara Paulus
6
0
6
3
   
3
Anne Aallonen / Petra Thorén
Petra Schwarz / Judith Wiesner
3
6
68
710
   

[18]

Switzerland vs. China


Switzerland
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

China
1
1 2 3
1
Emanuela Zardo
Tang Min
6
2
5
7
6
1
 
2
Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Li Fang
65
77
7
5
6
2
 
3
Cathy Caverzasio / Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Li Fang / Yi Jing-Qian
1
3
    retired
 

[19]

Czechoslovakia vs. Soviet Union


Czechoslovakia
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Soviet Union
1
1 2 3
1
Radka Zrubáková
Elena Brioukhovets
6
3
3
6
6
2
 
2
Jana Novotná
Natasha Zvereva
6
4
6
1
   
3
Eva Švíglerová / Radka Zrubáková
Larisa Neiland / Natasha Zvereva
1
6
4
6
   

[20]

Great Britain vs. Italy


Great Britain
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Italy
2
1 2 3
1
Monique Javer
Raffaella Reggi
6
2
64
77
7
9
 
2
Jo Durie
Sandra Cecchini
5
7
4
6
   
3
 
 
      not
played

[21]

Canada vs. Germany


Canada
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Germany
2
1 2 3
1
Rene Simpson
Anke Huber
4
6
3
6
   
2
Patricia Hy
Steffi Graf
3
6
6
3
2
6
 
3
Jill Hetherington / Patricia Hy
Anke Huber / Barbara Rittner
5
7
6
1
6
2
 

[22]

Poland vs. Indonesia


Poland
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Indonesia
2
1 2 3
1
Magdalena Feistel
Suzanna Anggarkusuma
6
2
6
1
   
2
Katarzyna Nowak
Yayuk Basuki
1
6
1
6
   
3
Magdalena Feistel / Katarzyna Teodorowicz Lisowska
Yayuk Basuki / Suzanna Anggarkusuma
1
6
1
6
   

[23]

Australia vs. Spain


Australia
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
24 July 1991
Hard

Spain
3
1 2 3
1
Nicole Provis
Conchita Martínez
0
6
6
2
5
7
 
2
Rachel McQuillan
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
1
6
6
3
2
6
 
3
Kristin Godridge / Elizabeth Smylie
Conchita Martínez / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3
6
4
6
   

[24]

Quarterfinals

United States vs. Austria


United States
2
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
25 July 1991
Hard

Austria
1
1 2 3
1
Jennifer Capriati
Judith Wiesner
2
6
6
0
6
8
 
2
Mary Joe Fernández
Barbara Paulus
6
1
6
1
   
3
Gigi Fernández / Zina Garrison-Jackson
Petra Schwarz / Judith Wiesner
6
4
6
1
   

[25]

Switzerland vs. Czechoslovakia


Switzerland
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
25 July 1991
Hard

Czechoslovakia
2
1 2 3
1
Emanuela Zardo
Radka Zrubáková
1
6
7
5
4
6
 
2
Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Jana Novotná
4
6
4
6
   
3
Cathy Caverzasio / Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Jana Novotná / Regina Rajchrtová
6
4
2
1
   
retired

[26]

Italy vs. Germany


Italy
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
26 July 1991
Hard

Germany
2
1 2 3
1
Raffaella Reggi
Barbara Rittner
3
6
6
1
3
6
 
2
Sandra Cecchini
Anke Huber
2
6
3
6
   
3
Federica Bonsignori / Linda Ferrando
Anke Huber / Barbara Rittner
1
0
     
retired

[27]

Indonesia vs. Spain


Indonesia
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
26 July 1991
Hard

Spain
2
1 2 3
1
Suzanna Anggarkusuma
Conchita Martínez
2
6
0
6
   
2
Yayuk Basuki
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6
4
5
7
4
6
 
3
 
 
      not
played

[28]

Semifinals

United States vs. Czechoslovakia


United States
3
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
27 July 1991
Hard

Czechoslovakia
0
1 2 3
1
Jennifer Capriati
Radka Zrubáková
6
3
6
1
   
2
Mary Joe Fernández
Jana Novotná
6
4
0
6
9
7
 
3
Gigi Fernández / Zina Garrison-Jackson
Regina Rajchrtová / Eva Švíglerová
6
2
6
3
   

[29]

Germany vs. Spain


Germany
0
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
27 July 1991
Hard

Spain
3
1 2 3
1
Barbara Rittner
Conchita Martínez
4
6
1
6
   
2
Anke Huber
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
1
6
6
2
2
6
 
3
Anke Huber / Barbara Rittner
Conchita Martínez / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
1
6
1
6
   

[30]

Final

United States vs. Spain


United States
1
Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
28 July 1991
Hard

Spain
2
1 2 3
1
Jennifer Capriati
Conchita Martínez
4
6
77
63
6
1
 
2
Mary Joe Fernández
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3
6
4
6
   
3
Gigi Fernández / Zina Garrison-Jackson
Conchita Martínez / Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6
3
1
6
1
6
 
[31]
1991 Federation Cup Champions

Spain
First title

References

  1. ^ "United States v Netherlands". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "Hungary v Bulgaria". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Finland v Romania". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Portugal v Austria". fedcup.com. 
  5. ^ "Switzerland v Argentina". fedcup.com. 
  6. ^ "Brazil v China". fedcup.com. 
  7. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Sweden". fedcup.com. 
  8. ^ "Paraguay v Soviet Union". fedcup.com. 
  9. ^ "Great Britain v New Zealand". fedcup.com. 
  10. ^ "Israel v Italy". fedcup.com. 
  11. ^ "Canada v Denmark". fedcup.com. 
  12. ^ "Greece v Germany". fedcup.com. 
  13. ^ "France v Poland". fedcup.com. 
  14. ^ "Yugoslavia v Indonesia". fedcup.com. 
  15. ^ "Australia v Japan". fedcup.com. 
  16. ^ "Belgium v Spain". fedcup.com. 
  17. ^ "United States v Bulgaria". fedcup.com. 
  18. ^ "Finland v Austria". fedcup.com. 
  19. ^ "Switzerland v China". fedcup.com. 
  20. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Soviet Union". fedcup.com. 
  21. ^ "Great Britain v Italy". fedcup.com. 
  22. ^ "Canada v Germany". fedcup.com. 
  23. ^ "Poland v Indonesia". fedcup.com. 
  24. ^ "Australia v Spain". fedcup.com. 
  25. ^ "United States v Austria". fedcup.com. 
  26. ^ "Switzerland v Czechoslovakia". fedcup.com. 
  27. ^ "Italy v Germany". fedcup.com. 
  28. ^ "Indonesia v Spain". fedcup.com. 
  29. ^ "United States v Czechoslovakia". fedcup.com. 
  30. ^ "Germany v Spain". fedcup.com. 
  31. ^ "United States v Spain". fedcup.com. 

External links

  • Fed Cup website