Friday's draw contained few surprises, pairing Czech No.1 Karolina Pliskova and French No.2 Kristina Mladenovic in the first rubber, with Petra Kvitova and Caroline Garcia facing off in the second.
WTA Insider David Kane | Fresh off her triumph at the WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, Petra Kvitova partners with fellow Czechs to defend their Fed Cup title in Strasbourg.
WTA Insider David Kane | Former World No.1 Amélie Mauresmo takes a surging French team to Strasbourg against heady favorites in the Czech Republic.
Caroline Garcia, Kristina Mladenovic, Alizé Cornet and Pauline Parmentier look to take advantage of another home tie and lead France to its first Fed Cup since 2003.
Karolina Pliskova, Petra Kvitova, Barbora Strycova and Lucie Hradecka are hoping to lead the Czech Republic to their fifth title in six years - get to know the team and the tie right here!
WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | The Czech Republic Fed Cup team captured their fourth title in five years and WTA Insider sits down with David Kotyza, coach of Czech No.1 Petra Kvitova.
Not everyone can win every week. But when you try as hard as you can, you will turn the page. Karolina Pliskova found that out on the weekend - wtatennis.com contributor Matt Cronin digs deeper.
Maria Sharapova won a blockbuster against Petra Kvitova to give the Russians a 2-1 lead in the Fed Cup final, but the tie went down to the wire - and the Czechs hung on.
Playing in her first Fed Cup final, and facing one of the fastest-rising WTA Rising Stars for the first time, Maria Sharapova got the win. Petra Kvitova won her match too.
Maria Sharapova leads the Russians against the Czechs in the Fed Cup final this weekend. She opens against Karolina Pliskova - wtatennis.com contributor Matt Cronin asked her about the match-up.
It's been a milestone season for Maria Sharapova - 10th Grand Slam final, 10th Top 10 finish - and the Russian is going for another big first this weekend. What is it?
How excited is Petra Kvitova about the Fed Cup final? What about facing Maria Sharapova and a "full power" Russian team? Wtatennis.com contributor Matt Cronin finds out.