Next tie 2016
USA will contest the 2016 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II after losing 3-2 to Italy in April's play-offs. The draw for the 2016 event will take place on 3 June in Paris.
Last tie 18-19 April 2015
Serena Williams lost her first Fed Cup rubber and tie when USA fell 3-2 to Italy at the Circolo Tennis Brindisi in April. The World No. 1 had won both her singles rubbers to force a decisive doubles against Sara Errani and Flavia Pennetta, but she could not find a way to win with Alison Riske and so the Americans fell to a fifth straight loss to Italy and will contest World Group II for a second straight year in 2016.
USA have won more titles than any other nation, having been crowned champions 17 times. This includes seven straight victories between 1976 and 1982. The Americans also set records during this period for most successive wins in ties (37) and rubbers (64).
Next Tie06 Feb 2016
World Group II - First Round