The ITF today announced revised dates for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas
Final. The Final will now be played a week later on 8-9
November 2014. This decision was made by the ITF’s Fed
Cup Committee at its meeting in Cagliari on 30 October
and today ratified by the ITF Board of Directors.
In 2014, there will be an extra week between the BNP Paribas Masters in
Paris and the ATP World Tour Finals in London, and the
Fed Cup Final will now be held in this week. The event
will no longer coincide with the WTA Tournament of
Champions, which the WTA continues to schedule in the
same week in its published 2014 calendar.
ITF President Francesco Ricci Bitti said: “Fed Cup is celebrating its
50th birthday this year, and has enjoyed an illustrious
history. By changing the date we believe we have shown
flexibility and concern for the players in helping them
to continue to represent their country in this
Italy takes on Russia this weekend in the 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas
World Group Final at the Tennis Club Cagliari in
Cagliari, Sardinia on 2-3 November.