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1972 Federation Cup Tennis
1972 Federation Cup
Details
Duration20 - 25 March
Edition10th
Champion
Winning Nation South Africa
1971
1973

The 1972 Federation Cup was the tenth edition of the most important competition between national teams in women's tennis. 31 nations participated in the tournament, which was held at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa from 20-25 March. South Africa defeated Great Britain in the final, in what was the first final not featuring United States or Australia, giving South Africa their first title.[1] South Africa became the first team other than United States or Australia to win the Fed Cup.

Participating teams

Draw

All ties were played at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa on hard courts.

  First Round
20 March
Second Round
21 March
Quarterfinals
23 March
Semifinals
24 March
Final
25 March
                                               
       
   Australia 2  
     Canada 0  
 Israel 0
 Canada 3  
   Australia 3  
   Italy 0  
 Norway 2  
 Chinese Taipei 1  
   Norway 0
     Italy 2  
 Spain 1
 Italy 2  
   Australia 1  
   Great Britain 2  
 West Germany 3  
 Greece 0  
   West Germany 2
     Ireland 1  
 Ireland 3
 Denmark 0  
   West Germany 1
   Great Britain 2  
 Finland 1  
 Argentina 2  
   Argentina 1
     Great Britain 2  
 Japan 0
 Great Britain 3  
   Great Britain 1
   South Africa 2
 France 3  
 Austria 0  
   France 2  
     Ecuador 0  
 Iran 0
 Ecuador 3  
   France 1  
   South Africa 2  
 Brazil 2  
  Switzerland 1  
   Brazil 0
     South Africa 2  
 Belgium 0
 South Africa 3  
   South Africa 2
   United States 1  
 Netherlands 2  
 New Zealand 1  
   Netherlands 2
     Colombia 1  
 Colombia 3
 Luxembourg 0  
   Netherlands 0
   United States 3  
 Uruguay 2  
 Mexico 1  
   Uruguay 0
     United States 2  
 Rhodesia 0
 United States 3  

First Round

Israel vs. Canada


Israel
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [2]
20 March 1972
Hard

Canada
3

Norway vs. Chinese Taipei


Norway
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [3]
20 March 1972
Hard

Chinese Taipei
1

Spain vs. Italy


Spain
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [4]
20 March 1972
Hard

Italy
2

West Germany vs. Greece


West Germany
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [5]
20 March 1972
Hard

Greece
0

Ireland vs. Denmark


Ireland
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [6]
20 March 1972
Hard

Denmark
0

Finland vs. Argentina


Finland
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [7]
20 March 1972
Hard

Argentina
2

Japan vs. Great Britain


Japan
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [8]
20 March 1972
Hard

Great Britain
3

France vs. Austria


France
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [9]
20 March 1972
Hard

Austria
0

Iran vs. Ecuador


Iran
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [10]
20 March 1972
Hard

Ecuador
3

Brazil vs. Switzerland


Brazil
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [11]
20 March 1972
Hard

Switzerland
1

Belgium vs. South Africa


Belgium
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [12]
20 March 1972
Hard

South Africa
3

Netherlands vs. New Zealand


Netherlands
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [13]
20 March 1972
Hard

New Zealand
1
1 2 3
1 Netherlands
New Zealand
Marijke Schaar
Marilyn Pryde
1
6
2
6
   
2 Netherlands
New Zealand
Betty Stöve
Robyn Hunt
6
4
6
2
   
3 Netherlands
New Zealand
Betty Stöve / Gertruida Walhof
Robyn Hunt / Marilyn Pryde
15
13
10
8
   

Colombia vs. Luxembourg


Colombia
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [14]
20 March 1972
Hard

Luxembourg
0

Uruguay vs. Mexico


Uruguay
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [15]
20 March 1972
Hard

Mexico
1

Rhodesia vs. United States


Rhodesia
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [16]
20 March 1972
Hard

United States
3

Second Round

Australia vs. Canada


Australia
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [17]
21 March 1972
Hard

Canada
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
Canada
Helen Gourlay
Janice Tindle
6
3
6
4
   
2 Australia
Canada
Evonne Goolagong
Jane O'Hara
6
3
6
1
   
3 Australia
Canada
 
 
      not
played

Norway vs. Italy


Norway
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [18]
21 March 1972
Hard

Italy
2
1 2 3
1 Norway
Italy
Ellen Grindvold
Anna-Maria Nasuelli
3
6
2
6
   
2 Norway
Italy
Kirsten Robsahm
Rosalba Vido
5
7
1
6
   
3 Norway
Italy
 
 
      not
played

West Germany vs. Ireland


West Germany
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [19]
21 March 1972
Hard

Ireland
1

Argentina vs. Great Britain


Argentina
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [20]
21 March 1972
Hard

Great Britain
2

France vs. Ecuador


France
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [21]
21 March 1972
Hard

Ecuador
0
1 2 3
1 France
Ecuador
Gail Chanfreau
Ana María Ycaza
6
1
6
1
   
2 France
Ecuador
Françoise Dürr
María Eugenia Guzmán
6
1
6
3
   
3 France
Ecuador
 
 
      not
played

Brazil vs. South Africa


Brazil
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [22]
21 March 1972
Hard

South Africa
2
1 2 3
1 Brazil
South Africa
Beatrice Chrystman
Brenda Kirk
4
6
1
6
   
2 Brazil
South Africa
Andrea Menezes
Patricia Walkden
2
6
2
6
   
3 Brazil
South Africa
 
 
      not
played

Netherlands vs. Colombia


Netherlands
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa[23]
21 March 1972
Hard

Colombia
1

Uruguay vs. United States


Uruguay
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [24]
21 March 1972
Hard

United States
2
1 2 3
1 Uruguay
United States
Fiorella Bonicelli
Valerie Ziegenfuss
1
6
0
6
   
2 Uruguay
United States
Mary Puljak
Linda Tuero
0
6
0
6
   
3 Uruguay
United States
 
 
      not
played

Quarterfinals

Australia vs. Italy


Australia
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [25]
23 March 1972
Hard

Italy
0

West Germany vs. Great Britain


West Germany
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [26]
23 March 1972
Hard

Great Britain
2

France vs. South Africa


France
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [27]
23 March 1972
Hard

South Africa
2

Netherlands vs. United States


Netherlands
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [28]
23 March 1972
Hard

United States
3

Semifinals

Australia vs. Great Britain


Australia
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [29]
24 March 1972
Hard

Great Britain
2

South Africa vs. United States


South Africa
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [30]
24 March 1972
Hard

United States
1

Final

Great Britain vs. South Africa


Great Britain
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [31]
25 March 1972
Hard

South Africa
2

Consolation Round

Teams which lost in the first or second round of the main draw went on to play in the Consolation Round.

Draw

  Consolation First Round
22 March
Consolation Second Round
22-23 March
Consolation Quarterfinals
23 March
Consolation Semifinals
24 March
Consolation Final
25 March
                                               
       
   New Zealand 3  
     Finland 0  
     
       
   New Zealand 0  
   Colombia 2  
       
       
    Switzerland 1
     Colombia 2  
     
       
   Colombia 2  
   Mexico 1  
 Mexico 2  
 Greece 0  
   Mexico 2
     Canada 0  
 Spain 0
 Canada 2  
   Mexico 2
   Uruguay 1  
 Brazil 2  
 Luxembourg 0  
   Brazil 1
     Uruguay 2  
 Austria 1
 Uruguay 2  
   Colombia 0
   Japan 3
 Japan 3  
 Iran 0  
   Japan 2  
     Rhodesia 1  
 Rhodesia 3
 Norway 0  
   Japan 2  
   Denmark 0  
 Denmark 3  
 Chinese Taipei 0  
   Denmark
     Argentina [32] w/o  
     
       
   Japan 2
   Belgium 1  
       
       
   Belgium 3
     Israel 0  
     
       
   Belgium 3
   Ecuador 0  
       
       
   Ecuador 2
     Ireland 1  
     

First Round

Mexico vs. Greece


Mexico
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [33]
22 March 1972
Hard

Greece
0
1 2 3
1 Mexico
Greece
Elena Subirats
Dionissia Asteri
6
1
6
3
   
2 Mexico
Greece
Yola Ramírez
Alice Koutsouri
6
0
6
0
   
3 Mexico
Greece
 
 
      not
played

Spain vs. Canada


Spain
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [34]
22 March 1972
Hard

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 Spain
Canada
Ana María Estalella Manso
Janice Tindle
3
6
4
6
   
2 Spain
Canada
Carmen Mandarino
Jane O'Hara
6
2
3
6
5
7
 
3 Spain
Canada
 
 
      not
played

Brazil vs. Luxembourg


Brazil
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [35]
22 March 1972
Hard

Luxembourg
0
1 2 3
1 Brazil
Luxembourg
Andrea Menezes
Flore Wagner
6
1
6
3
   
2 Brazil
Luxembourg
Beatrice Chrystman
Josiane Graas
6
4
10
8
   
3 Brazil
Luxembourg
 
 
      not
played

Austria vs. Uruguay


Austria
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [36]
22 March 1972
Hard

Uruguay
2

Japan vs. Iran


Japan
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [37]
22 March 1972
Hard

Iran
0

Rhodesia vs. Norway


Rhodesia
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [38]
22 March 1972
Hard

Norway
0

Denmark vs. Chinese Taipei


Chinese Taipei
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [39]
22 March 1972
Hard

Denmark
0

Second Round

New Zealand vs. Finland


New Zealand
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [40]
23 March 1972
Hard

Finland
0
1 2 3
1 New Zealand
Finland
Marilyn Pryde
Leena Mutanen
3
6
6
3
6
0
 
2 New Zealand
Finland
Robyn Hunt
Helena Laitinen
7
5
6
1
   
3 New Zealand
Finland
Judy Connor / Robyn Hunt
Leena Mutanen / Laila Pirila
6
4
1
3
   
retired

Switzerland vs. Colombia


Switzerland
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [41]
23 March 1972
Hard

Colombia
2

Mexico vs. Canada


Mexico
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [42]
23 March 1972
Hard

Canada
0
1 2 3
1 Mexico
Canada
Elena Subirats
Janice Tindle
6
4
6
4
   
2 Mexico
Canada
Yola Ramírez
Jane O'Hara
6
4
10
8
   
3 Mexico
Canada
 
 
      not
played

Brazil vs. Uruguay


Brazil
1
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [43]
23 March 1972
Hard

Uruguay
2

Japan vs. Rhodesia


Japan
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [44]
22 March 1972
Hard

Rhodesia
1

Belgium vs. Israel


Belgium
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [45]
22 March 1972
Hard

Israel
0

Ecuador vs. Ireland


Ecuador
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [46]
22 March 1972
Hard

Ireland
1

Quarterfinals

New Zealand vs. Colombia


New Zealand
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [47]
23 March 1972
Hard

Colombia
2
1 2 3
1 New Zealand
Colombia
Robyn Hunt
María Victoria de Moggio
4
6
6
3
4
6
 
2 New Zealand
Colombia
Marilyn Pryde
Isabel Fernández de Soto
4
6
2
6
   
3 New Zealand
Colombia
 
 
      not
played

Mexico vs. Uruguay


Mexico
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [48]
23 March 1972
Hard

Uruguay
1

Japan vs. Denmark


Japan
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [49]
23 March 1972
Hard

Denmark
0
1 2 3
1 Japan
Denmark
Kazuko Sawamatsu
Anne-Mette Sørensen
6
1
6
0
   
2 Japan
Denmark
Kimiyo Hatanaka
Gitte Ejlerskov
6
2
6
1
   
3 Japan
Denmark
 
 
      not
played

Belgium vs. Ecuador


Belgium
3
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [50]
23 March 1972
Hard

Ecuador
0

Semifinals

Colombia vs. Mexico


Colombia
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [51]
24 March 1972
Hard

Mexico
1

Japan vs. Belgium


Japan
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [52]
24 March 1972
Hard

Belgium
1

Final

Colombia vs. Japan


Colombia
0
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [53]
25 March 1972
Hard

Japan
3

See also

References

  1. ^ "1972 Federation Cup". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "Israel v Canada". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "Norway v Chinese Taipei". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Spain v Italy". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "West Germany v Greece". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "Ireland v Denmark". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "Finland v Argentina". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "Japan v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  9. ^ "France v Austria". fedcup.com.
  10. ^ "Iran v Ecuador". fedcup.com.
  11. ^ "Brazil v Switzerland". fedcup.com.
  12. ^ "Belgium v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  13. ^ "Netherlands v New Zealand". fedcup.com.
  14. ^ "Colombia v Luxembourg". fedcup.com.
  15. ^ "Uruguay v Mexico". fedcup.com.
  16. ^ "Rhodesia v United States". fedcup.com.
  17. ^ "Australia v Canada". fedcup.com.
  18. ^ "Norway v Italy". fedcup.com.
  19. ^ "West Germany v Ireland". fedcup.com.
  20. ^ "Argentina v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  21. ^ "France v Ecuador". fedcup.com.
  22. ^ "Brazil v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  23. ^ "Netherlands v Colombia". fedcup.com.
  24. ^ "Uruguay v United States". fedcup.com.
  25. ^ "Australia v Italy". fedcup.com.
  26. ^ "West Germany v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  27. ^ "France v South Africa". fedcup.com.
  28. ^ "Netherlands v United States". fedcup.com.
  29. ^ "Australia v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  30. ^ "South Africa v United States". fedcup.com.
  31. ^ "South Africa v Great Britain". fedcup.com.
  32. ^ "Denmark v Argentina". fedcup.com.
  33. ^ "Mexico v Greece". fedcup.com.
  34. ^ "Spain v Canada". fedcup.com.
  35. ^ "Brazil v Luxembourg". fedcup.com.
  36. ^ "Austria v Uruguay". fedcup.com.
  37. ^ "Japan v Iran". fedcup.com.
  38. ^ "Rhodesia v Norway". fedcup.com.
  39. ^ "Chinese Taipei v Denmark". fedcup.com.
  40. ^ "New Zealand v Finland". fedcup.com.
  41. ^ "Switzerland v Colombia". fedcup.com.
  42. ^ "Mexico v Canada". fedcup.com.
  43. ^ "Brazil v Uruguay". fedcup.com.
  44. ^ "Japan v Rhodesia". fedcup.com.
  45. ^ "Belgium v Israel". fedcup.com.
  46. ^ "Ecuador v Ireland". fedcup.com.
  47. ^ "New Zealand v Colombia". fedcup.com.
  48. ^ "Mexico v Uruguay". fedcup.com.
  49. ^ "Japan v Denmark". fedcup.com.
  50. ^ "Belgium v Ecuador". fedcup.com.
  51. ^ "Colombia v Mexico". fedcup.com.
  52. ^ "Japan v Belgium". fedcup.com.
  53. ^ "Colombia v Japan". fedcup.com.

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