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Japan Fed Cup Team
Japan
Flag of Japan.svg
CaptainToshihisa Tsuchihashi
ITF ranking14 Increase 3 (22 April 2019)
ColorsRed & White
First year1964
Years played52
Ties played (W-L)160 (96-64)
Years in
World Group
30 (12-27)
Best finishWorld Group SF (1996)
Most total winsKazuko Sawamatsu (44-10)
Most singles winsKazuko Sawamatsu (25-5)
Most doubles winsKazuko Sawamatsu (19-5)
Best doubles teamShuko Aoyama /
Eri Hozumi (10-2)
Most ties playedKazuko Sawamatsu (30)
Most years playedAi Sugiyama (12)

The Japan Fed Cup team represents Japan in Fed Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Japan Tennis Association. They were most recently promoted to the 2019 Fed Cup World Group II after defeating Great Britain in the 2018 World Group II Play-offs.

History

Japan competed in its first Fed Cup in 1964. They achieved their best result by reaching the semifinals in 1996.

Current team (2019 Fed Cup, World Group II Playoffs - 20-21 April - vs Netherlands)

WTA Rankings as of 15 April 2019

  • Misaki Doi (WTA singles ranking No. 104/doubles ranking No. 123)
  • Nao Hibino (WTA singles ranking No. 112/doubles ranking No. 78)
  • Kurumi Nara (WTA singles ranking No. 169/doubles ranking No. 491)
  • Eri Hozumi (WTA singles ranking No. 327/doubles ranking No. 31)
  • Shuko Aoyama (WTA singles ranking No. 562/doubles ranking No. 44)

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up in the last three years. (Most recent call-up in brackets)

Results

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2003 Group I,Asia/Oceania Pool A Round Robin, 1st Round 21 April Ariake Tennis Park and Colosseum,
Tokyo, Japan
 South Korea 2-1 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania Pool A Round Robin, 1st Round 22 April Tokyo, Japan  New Zealand 3-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania Pool A Round Robin, 1st Round 23 April Tokyo, Japan  China 2-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania Pool A Round Robin, 1st Round 25 April Tokyo, Japan  Hong Kong 2-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania Play-offs 26 April Tokyo, Japan  Thailand 3-0 Won
World Group Play-Offs 19-20 July Gifu, Japan  Sweden 4-1 Won
2004 World Group 24-25 April Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina 2-3 Loss
World Group Play-Offs 10-11 July Plovdiv, Bulgaria  Bulgaria 3-2 Won
2005 World Group II, 1st Round 23-24 April Prague, Czech Republic  Czech Republic 2-3 Loss
World Group II, Playoffs 9-10 July Tokyo, Japan  Bulgaria 4-1 Won
2006 World Group II, 1st Round 22-23 April Tokyo, Japan   Switzerland 4-1 Won
World Group I, Playoffs 15-16 July Tokyo, Japan  Austria 5-0 Won
2007 World Group I, 1st Round 21-22 April Limoges, France  France 0-5 Loss
World Group I, Playoffs 14-15 July Toyota, Japan  Germany 2-3 Loss
2008 World Group II, 1st Round 2-3 February Miki-shi, Japan  Croatia 4-1 Won
World Group I, Playoffs 26-27 April Tokyo, Japan  France 1-4 Loss
2009 World Group II, 1st Round 7-8 February Belgrade, Serbia  Serbia 1-4 Loss
World Group II, Playoffs 25-26 April Gdynia, Poland  Poland 2-3 Loss
2010 Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group A Round Robin, 1st Round 3 February National Tennis Centre,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 India 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group A Round Robin, 1st Round 4 February Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  New Zealand 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group A Round Robin, 1st Round 5 February Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  South Korea 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Promotional Play-off 6 February Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Chinese Taipei 2-1 Won
World Group II, Playoff 24-25 April Maribor, Slovenia  Slovenia 1-4 Loss
2011 Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group B Round Robin, 1st Round 2 February National Tennis Centre,
Nonthaburi, Thailand
 Kazakhstan 2-1 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group B Round Robin, 1st Round 3 February Nonthaburi, Thailand  South Korea 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group B Round Robin, 1st Round 4 February Nonthaburi, Thailand  Chinese Taipei 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Promotional Play-off 5 February Nonthaburi, Thailand  Uzbekistan 3-0 Won
World Group II, Play-off 16-17 July Bourbon Beans Dome, Miki, Hyogo, Japan  Argentina 4-0 Won
2012 World Group II, 1st Round 4-5 February Bourbon Beans Dome, Miki, Hyogo, Japan  Slovenia 5-0 Won
World Group II, Play-off 21-22 April Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan  Belgium 4-1 Won
2013 World Group I, 1st Round 9-10 February Olympic (Indoor) Stadium, Moscow, Russia  Russia 2-3 Loss
World Group I, Play-off 20-21 April Real Club de Polo, Barcelona, Spain  Spain 0-4 Loss
2014 World Group II, 1st Round 8-9 February Pilara Tennis Club, Pilar, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina  Argentina 1-3 Loss
World Group II, Play-off 19-20 April Maaspoort Sports and Events Arena, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands  Netherlands 2-3 Loss
2015 Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group B Round Robin, 1st Round 4 February Guangdong Olympic Tennis Centre, Guangzhou, China  South Korea 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group B Round Robin, 1st Round 5 February Guangzhou, China  Hong Kong 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Group B Round Robin, 1st Round 6 February Guangzhou, China  Uzbekistan 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Promotional Play-off 7 February Guangzhou, China  Kazakhstan 2-0 Won
World Group II, Play-off 18-19 April Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan  Belarus 2-3 Loss
2016 Group I, Asia/Oceania, Pool A Round Robin, 1st round 3 February True Arena Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand  Uzbekistan 1-2 Loss
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Pool A Round Robin, 1st round 4 February Hua Hin, Thailand  India 2-1 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Pool A Round Robin, 1st round 5 February Hua Hin, Thailand  Thailand 2-1 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Promotional Play-off 6 February Hua Hin, Thailand  Chinese Taipei 1-2 Loss
2017 Group I,Asia/Oceania, Pool B Round Robin, 1st round 8 February National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan India India 3-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania, Pool B Round Robin, 1st round 9 February Astana, Kazakhstan Philippines Philippines 3-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania, Pool B Round Robin, 1st round 10 February Astana, Kazakhstan China China 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Promotional Play-off 11 February Astana, Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan 1-2 Loss
2018 Group I,Asia/Oceania, Pool B Round Robin, 1st round 7 February R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex, New Delhi, India  Thailand 3-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania, Pool B Round Robin, 1st round 8 February New Delhi, India  South Korea 3-0 Won
Group I,Asia/Oceania, Pool B Round Robin, 1st round 9 February New Delhi, India  Chinese Taipei 3-0 Won
Group I, Asia/Oceania, Promotional Play-off 10 February New Delhi, India  Kazakhstan 2-1 Won
World Group II, Play-off 21-22 April Bourbon Beans Dome, Miki, Hyogo, Japan[1]  Great Britain 3-2 Won
2019 World Group II, 1st Round 9-10 February Kitakyushu Sogo Gymnastic Hall, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan  Spain 2-3 Loss
World Group II, Play-off 20-21 April Utsubo Tennis Center, Osaka, Japan  Netherlands 4-0 Won

See also

References

  1. ^ "JTA_PR_Team". Japan Tennis Association Twitter Account (Japanese). Retrieved .

External links


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