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Three regional groups compete and there are promotions and demotions based on results. Within the Group zonal regions, teams are split into pools and play against each other in a round robin format.
The exact format of each Group event, and promotion and relegation between them, varies according to the number of participating teams.
This structure has been implemented since On the first day there are two singles matches, and then the reverse singles matches take place on the following day.
The final match is a doubles. World Group Semifinals and Final are played over on a home and away knock-out basis, and take place over a weekend in July Semifinals and September Final.
The choice of ground for First Round, Semifinals and Play-Off ties is decided by lot or goes automatically to one of the competing nations. These are held in the first half of the year to allow promotion of teams to the World Group II Play-Off ties in second half of the year , and dates and venues are decided by the Fed Cup Committee.
For more information, see ITF Rankings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Federation Cup disambiguation. List of Fed Cup champions.
Retrieved 15 January Guinness World Records Retrieved 13 January Retrieved 26 Jan Retrieved 6 February Fed Cup Americas Zone. List of world cups.
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Carpet Clay Grass Hard. Medal tables of Olympics , Paralympics and World Championships by sport.