No nation can compete with the depth of talent the U.S. has been able to draw on. Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova are a combined 26-0 in singles and Chris Evert won a record 35 matches. Today, players like Madison Keys and Coco Vandeweghe lead a new wave of talent.
With a thrilling 3-2 win over Latvia in Everett, Wash., Team USA advances to the new-look Fed Cup finals.
Captain Kathy Rinaldi's squad entertained a sold-out crowd at the Angel of the Winds Arena. Sofia Kenin and Serena Williams earned wins on Day 1 before Kenin teamed with Bethanie Mattek-Sands to seal the best-of-5 victory on Day 2.
The U.S. joins 11 other nations to qualify for the week-long finals, to be played in Budapest, Hungary, at a date to be determined.
The U.S. team won its 18th Fed Cup championship in 2017 and carries with it more than 50 years of tradition, led by a group of women who play each tie with patriotic pride and passion. Some of the greatest tennis players in the history of the game have suited up for Team USA, including Serena Williams, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King and Chris Evert.
The U.S. has won more Fed Cup titles (18) than any other country.
Lindsay Davenport played on the U.S. Fed Cup team a record 11 years.
Chris Evert won 35 straight Fed Cup matches from 1977-86.
Rosie Casals has more doubles wins (26) than any other U.S. woman.
Billie Jean King won a record four titles as U.S. Fed Cup captain.
Since Fed Cup began in 1963, 77 players have played on Team USA.