2009 Fed Cup World Group
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2009 Fed Cup World Group

The World Group was the highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2009. Eight nations competed in a three-round knockout competition. Russia was the two-time defending champion, but they were defeated by Italy in the semifinals. The Italian team went on to win, defeating the United States in the final, 4-0.

Participating Teams

Draw

  Quarterfinals
7-8 February
Semifinals
25-26 April
Final
7-8 November
                           
  Moscow, Russia (Indoor hard)
  1   Russia 5  
      China 0     Castellaneta, Italy (Outdoor clay)
    1   Russia 1  
  Orléans, France (Indoor hard)   4   Italy 4  
      France 0
  4   Italy 5    
    4   Italy 4
  Surprise, AZ, United States (Outdoor hard)     3   United States 0
  3   United States 3  
      Argentina 2    
    3   United States 3
        Czech Republic 2  
      Czech Republic 4
  2   Spain 1  

First round

Russia vs. China


Russia
5
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia
7-8 February 2009
RuKortHard (indoors)

China
0

[1]

France vs. Italy


France
0
Palais des Sports, Orléans, France
7-8 February 2009
Resin hard (indoors)

Italy
5

[2]

United States vs. Argentina


United States
3
Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex, Surprise, AZ, United States
7-8 February 2009
Decoturf (outdoors)

Argentina
2
1 2 3
1 United States
Argentina
Jill Craybas
Betina Jozami
6
2
6
1
   
2 United States
Argentina
Melanie Oudin
Gisela Dulko
2
6
5
7
   
3 United States
Argentina
Jill Craybas
Gisela Dulko
1
6
3
6
   
4 United States
Argentina
Melanie Oudin
Betina Jozami
2
6
6
1
6
2
 
5 United States
Argentina
Julie Ditty / Liezel Huber
Gisela Dulko / Betina Jozami
6
2
6
3
   

[3]

Czech Republic vs. Spain

[4]

Semifinals

Russia vs. Italy

[5]

United States vs. Czech Republic

[6]

Final

Italy vs. United States


Italy
4
Circolo del Tennis, Reggio Calabria, Italy
7-8 November 2009
Red clay (outdoors)

United States
0
1 2 3
1 Italy
United States
Flavia Pennetta
Alexa Glatch
6
3
6
1
   
2 Italy
United States
Francesca Schiavone
Melanie Oudin
77
62
6
2
   
3 Italy
United States
Flavia Pennetta
Melanie Oudin
7
5
6
2
   
4 Italy
United States
Francesca Schiavone
Alexa Glatch
      not
played
5 Italy
United States
Sara Errani / Roberta Vinci
Liezel Huber / Vania King
4
6
6
3
11
9
 

[7]

 2009 Fed Cup Champions 

Italy
Second title

References

  1. ^ "Russia v China". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "France v Italy". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "United States v Argentina". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Czech Republic v Spain". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "Russia v Italy". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "United States v Czech Republic". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "Italy v United States". fedcup.com.

See also


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