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2016 Fed Cup

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Edition  54th
Dates  1 Feb 2016 – 13 Nov 2016
2016 Fed Cup www1pictureszimbiocomgiGermanyvSwitzerland
Duration  6 February – 13 November
Champion  Czech Republic Fed Cup team
Similar  2015 Fed Cup, 2016 Davis Cup, 2015 Davis Cup, 2008 WTA Tour

The 2016 Fed Cup was the 54th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in women's tennis. The final took place on 12–13 November and was won by the Czech Republic for the third year in a row, and for the fifth time in six years.

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World Group Play-offs

The four losing teams in the World Group first round ties, and four winners of the World Group II ties entered the draw for the World Group Play-offs. Four seeded teams, based on the latest Fed Cup ranking, were drawn against four unseeded teams.

  •  Germany will remain in World Group for 2017.
  •  Belarus,  Spain and  United States are promoted to the World Group for 2017.
  •  Australia will remain in World Group II for 2017.
  •  Italy,  Romania and  Russia are relegated to World Group II for 2017.
  • World Group II

    The World Group II was the second highest level of Fed Cup competition in 2016. Winners advanced to the World Group Play-offs, and losers played in the World Group II Play-offs.

    Date: 6–7 February

    Seeds

    Date: 6–7 February

    World Group II Play-offs

    The four losing teams from World Group II played off against qualifiers from Zonal Group I.

  •  Slovakia will remain in World Group II in 2017.
  •  Belgium,  Chinese Taipei and  Ukraine are promoted to World Group II in 2017.
  •  Argentina will remain in Zonal Group I in 2017.
  •  Canada,  Poland and  Serbia are relegated to Zonal Group I in 2017.
  • Group I

    Venue: Country Club Las Palmas, Santa Cruz, Bolivia (outdoor clay)

    Dates: 3–6 February

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Argentina was promoted to the 2016 Fed Cup World Group II Play-offs.
  •  Ecuador and  Peru were relegated to Americas Zone Group II in 2017.
  • Group II

    Venue: Centro de Tenis Honda, Bayamón, Puerto Rico (outdoor hard)

    Dates: 1–6 February

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Chile and  Venezuela were promoted to Americas Zone Group I in 2017.
  • Group I

    Venue: Hua Hin Centennial Sports Club, Hua Hin, Thailand (outdoor hard)

    Dates: 3–6 February

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Chinese Taipei was promoted to the 2016 Fed Cup World Group II Play-offs.
  •  Uzbekistan was relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II in 2017.
  • Group II

    Venue: Centennial Sports Club, Hua Hin, Thailand (outdoor hard)

    Dates: 11–16 April

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Philippines were promoted to Asia/Oceania Group I in 2017.
  • Group I

    Venue: Municipal Tennis Centre, Eilat, Israel (outdoor hard)

    Dates: 3–6 February

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Belgium and  Ukraine were promoted to 2016 Fed Cup World Group II Play-offs
  •  South Africa and  Sweden were relegated to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2017
  • Group II

    Venue: Gezira Sporting Club, Cairo, Egypt (outdoor clay)

    Dates: 13–16 April

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Austria and  Bosnia and Herzegovina were promoted to Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2017.
  •  Finland and  Liechtenstein were relegated to Europe/Africa Zone Group III in 2017.
  • Group III

    Venue: Bellevue, Ulcinj, Montenegro (outdoor clay)

    Dates: 11–16 April

    Participating teams

    Play-offs

  •  Luxembourg and  Norway were promoted to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2017.
  • References

    2016 Fed Cup Wikipedia


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