Draw for the Fed Cup Finals

Draw for the Fed Cup Finals
By Reuters

11/02/2020 at 19:13Updated 11/02/2020 at 19:14

LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Holders France will face Russia and hosts Hungary in the group stage of the Fed Cup Finals in Budapest from April 14-19.

Twelve nations will compete in four groups in the first version of the revamped women's team competition which has followed the men's Davis Cup in moving to a one-week multi-nation showdown in one city.

Tuesday's draw held in the city's Museum of Fine Arts paired 18-times Fed Cup champions United States with Slovakia and Spain.

Last year's runners-up Australia face Belgium and surprise finalists Belarus.

The four group winners go through to the semi-finals with the final to be held on April 19.

Group A

France, Hungary, Russia

Group B

Australia, Belgium, Belarus

Group C

United States, Slovakia, Spain

Group D

Czech Rep, Germany, Switzerland (Reporting by Martyn Herman Editing by Toby Davis)