Australia and the Billie Jean King Cup

The Billie Jean King Cup, formerly known as Fed Cup, is the highest team event for women in tennis. It is the women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup and was launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation.

Australia is one of four nations to have competed in the Billie Jean King Cup competition every year. Australia sits second on the all-time champions list.

> View the list of players who have represented Australia in Billie Jean King Cup

> View results from every Billie Jean King Cup tie Australia has played

Australian Billie Jean King Cup all-time records

First year played 1963
Years played 60
Ties played (win-loss) 192 (136-56)
Most total wins Wendy Turnbull (46-16)
Most singles wins Sam Stosur (29-20)
Most doubles wins Wendy Turnbull (29-8)
Best doubles team Kerry Reid/Wendy Turnbull (11-4)
Most ties played Wendy Turnbull (45)
Most years played Rennae Stubbs (17)

Australian Billie Jean King Cup titles


Australia defeated USA 2-1
Naples TC, Naples
Captain: Vic Edwards
Players: Evonne Goolagong, Dianne Fromholtz, Janet Young


Australia defeated South Africa 3-0
Bad Homburg, Germany
Captain: Vic Edwards
Players: Evonne Goolagong, Patricia Coleman, Janet Young


Australia defeated Great Britain 3-0
Royal King’s Park Tennis Club, Perth
Captain: Margaret Court
Players: Evonne Goolagong, Margaret Court, Lesley Hunt


Australia defeated Germany 3-0
Freiburg Tennis Club, Freiburg
Captain: Alfred Chave
Players: Karen Krantzcke, Judy Dalton


Australia defeated Netherlands
Roland Garros, Paris
Captain: Margaret Court
Players: Kerry Melville, Margaret Court


Australia defeated USA 1
Kooyong, Melbourne
Captain: Margaret Smith
Players: Lesley Turner, Margaret Smith, Judy Tegart


Australia defeated USA 2-1
Germantown CC Philadelphia
Captain: Brian Tobin
Players: Margaret Smith, Lesley Turner