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Draw made for 2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas

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The Draw for the 2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas was held at the ITF AGM in Zagreb, Croatia on Monday. First round ties will take place on 11-12 February 2017. The 2016 finalists were automatically the top two seeds in the 2017 World Group, while the remaining seeds were based on the latest ITF Fed Cup Nations Ranking of 18 April 2016.

2017 World Group

First round (11-12 February)

Czech Republic [s] [c] v Spain
USA [c] v Germany [s]
Belarus [c] [*] v Netherlands [s]
Switzerland [c] v France [s]

2017 World Group II

First round (11-12 February)

Russia [s] [c] [*] v Chinese Taipei
Romania [s] [c] [*] v Belgium
Ukraine [c] v Australia [s]
Italy [s] [c] [*] v Slovakia

Key

[s] = seeded nation

[c] = choice of ground

[*] = choice of ground decided by lot

2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas dates

World Group and World Group II first round: 11-12 February

World Group semifinals, World Group/World Group II play-offs: 22-23 April

World Group Final: 11-12 November

The 2016 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between France and Czech Republic will take place in Strasbourg, France on 12-13 November.

Fed Cup by BNP Paribas is the World Cup of Tennis. It is the largest annual international team competition in women’s sport, with 102 nations entered in 2016. The competition is 53 years old having been founded in 1963. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Fed Cup. International sponsors are Adecco (Official HR Sponsor) and Betway (Official Betting Sponsor). beIN SPORTS is the Official Global Media Rights Partner.