Next tie 8-9 November 2014
Czech Republic will compete in a third final in four years, after defeating Italy in the semifinals. The Czechs now face a home tie against Germany as they attempt to win the competition for the eighth time.
Last tie 19-20 April 2014
The Czechs avenged their 2013 semifinal defeat with a convincing display against reigning champions Italy. Lucie Safarova gave the Czechs the best possible start, with a straight sets win over world No. 10 Sara Errani, and Petra Kvitova continued the momentum with a comfortable win against Camila Giorgi. The former Wimbledon champion then battled to victory against Roberta Vinci in the first match on Sunday to secure a place in the final for her side.
The Czechs have been crowned champions on seven occasions - in 1975, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 2011 and 2012. The first five of these wins came under the flag of Czechoslovakia, which they played as until 1992. The Czechs then played as Czech & Slovak Republics in 1993 and Czech Republic since 1994.
Next Tie08 Nov 2014
World Group - Final
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