Founded in 1963, the Fed Cup is the Women's equivalent of the Davis Cup. Over the years the U.S. team has fared very well in this top level international competition with 18 wins and 12 runner-up finishes, far outpacing the other competing nation's teams. Some measure of this great success is attributable to the powerful ladies who have provided the autographs in this U.S. Fed Cup Team signed coaster lot of (27). Featuring identical design formats, these coasters take the court in like-new condition and bear average ("9-10") strength gold felt-tip pen autographs. Featured signers are: (6) Serena Williams, (6) Venus Williams, (6) Zina Garrison, (7) Lindsay Davenport and (2) Leslie Allen, who is the original owner of this collection. Auction LOA from JSA.
One of the earliest prominent African-American tennis pros, Leslie Allen won a national championship with USC and rose to a No. 17 ranking in WTA singles play in the '80s. This is one of six tennis lots from Allen's personal collection in our current August, 2019 auction. To review the other lots please see the "Other Sports/Tennis" category.