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Heart Award

The Fed Cup Heart Award is an ITF initiative that was first presented at the Final in 2009.

It aims to recognise players who have represented their country with distinction, shown exceptional courage on court and demonstrated outstanding commitment to the team during Fed Cup by BNP Paribas.

The four players listed below have been nominated for the Fed Cup World Group/World Group II play-offs Heart Award this year.

The winner, who will be announced once voting has closed, will receive a cheque for $3,000 to be donated to their chosen charity.

Please select the player that you would like to win and cast your vote by pressing the button below. Voting closes on  26 June. 

World Group & World Group II Play-offs

Please select a player from this group

Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
Japan 2-3 Belarus, Tokyo
Scored three victories against Japan to lead Belarus back into World Group II for the first time since 2012. Defeated Misaki Doi and Kurumi Nara in singles, before partnering Olga Govortsova to victory in the decisive doubles rubber.

Timea Bacsinszky (SUI)
Poland 2-3 Switzerland, Zielona Góra
Recorded three wins against Poland to help Switzerland win promotion to the World Group. Defeated Urszula and Agnieszka Radwanska in singles, before partnering Viktorija Golubic to a dramatic three-set doubles victory.

Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU)
Canada 2-3 Romania, Montreal
Secured Romania’s promotion to the World Group with two singles victories against Canada. Upset Eugenie Bouchard on the opening day, before scoring a three-set win over Francoise Abanda to give Romania a 3-1 winning lead.

Flavia Pennetta (ITA)
Italy 3-2 USA, Brindisi
Helped Italy come from behind to defeat the United States 3-2 in Brindisi. Defeated Christina McHale to level the tie, before partnering Sara Errani to victory over Alison Riske and Serena Williams, ending Williams’s unbeaten Fed Cup record,

Thank you for voting in the Heart Award. The winner(s) will be announced in due course.

Find out more information about the Heart Award.



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