Seeds announced for 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Draw on 6 June

Seeds announced for 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Draw on 6 June

London, April 23, 2012: Seeds announced, The ITF has announced the seeds for the Draw for the 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas that will take place during Roland Garros at the Musée de la Fédération Française de Tennis in Paris on Wednesday 6 June at 12:00 local time (10:00 GMT).

The 2012 finalists are automatically the top two seeds in the 2013 World Group, while the remaining seeds are based on the new ITF Fed Cup Nations Ranking of 23 April.

The four seeded nations in the 2013 World Group are:

Czech Republic (1)

Serbia (2)

Italy (3)

Russia (4)

Each of the seeds will be drawn against one of the following unseeded nations:

Australia

Japan

Slovak Republic

USA

The four seeded nations in the 2013 World Group II are:

Belgium (1)

Germany (2)

Ukraine (3)

Sweden (4)

Each of the seeds will be drawn against one of the following unseeded nations:

Argentina

France

Spain

Switzerland

The 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between Czech Republic and Serbia will take place in Czech Republic on 3-4 November. The venue will be confirmed in due course.

Fed Cup by BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in women’s sport, with 90 nations entered in 2012. The event was established in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the ITF. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Fed Cup. Adecco (Official HR Sponsor) and BoscoSport (Official Clothing Sponsor) are international sponsors, and Wilson Sporting Goods (Official Ball) is an international partner. Follow all the action on www.fedcup.com, www.fedcup.com/es and www.twitter.com/fedcup.

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