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Draw for 2015 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas to be held at Roland Garros on 4 June
     
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

The Draw for the 2015 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas will be held at Tenniseum at Roland Garros in Paris on Wednesday 4 June at 12:00 local time (10:00 GMT). The Draw will be streamed live on the official Fed Cup website: www.fedcup.com

At the Draw there will be a special presentation on behalf of Britain’s Elena Baltacha, who sadly died of liver cancer in April. Baltacha will be recognised with a Lifetime Fed Cup Heart Award for her achievements in the competition that saw her contest 39 Fed Cup ties over a 12-year period. Baltacha’s husband Nino Severino will collect the award on behalf of her family, while the ITF will donate a cheque for $10,000 to the two charities, Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and The Elena Baltacha Academy of Tennis, being supported by the ‘Rally for Bally’ events on Sunday 15 June.

The 2014 finalists are automatically the top two seeds in the 2015 World Group, while the remaining seeds are based on the latest ITF Fed Cup Nations Ranking of 21 April 2014. 

The four seeded nations in the 2015 World Group are: Czech Republic (1), Germany (2), Italy (3), Russia (4).

Each of the seeds will be drawn against one of the following unseeded nations: Australia, Canada, France, Poland.

The four seeded nations in the 2015 World Group II are: Slovak Republic (1), Argentina (2), Spain (3), Switzerland (4).

Each of the seeds will be drawn against one of the following unseeded nations: Netherlands, Romania, Sweden, USA.

The 2015 Fed Cup dates have been confirmed as follows:

World Group/World Group II first round: 7-8 February
World Group semifinals, World Group/World Group II play-offs: 18-19 April
World Group Final: 14-15 November

The three regional Zone Group I events in 2014 (Americas, Asia/Oceania, Europe/Africa) will be held in the week commencing 2 February 2015.

The 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between Czech Republic and Germany will take place in Czech Republic on 8-9 November. The venue will be confirmed in due course.

 

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