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2010 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

The European and African Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2010.

In the European and African Zone there are four different groups in which teams compete against each other to advance to the next group.

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
17-19 Sep
1st round play-offs
9–11 July
1st round
5–7 March
2nd round
7–9 May
                                     
 
    1    Austria    
       bye       Bad Gleichenberg, Austria
(indoor hard, 5–7 March)
     bye         1    Austria 3
       Slovakia            Slovakia 2
       Slovakia  
  Minsk, Belarus (hard)        bye    
       Slovakia 4  
       Belarus 1    
    3    Netherlands    
       bye       Zoetermeer, Netherlands (indoor hard)
3    Netherlands 4       3    Netherlands 1
       Belarus 1   Castellaneta, Italy (clay)        Italy 4
       Italy 5
         Belarus 0  
  Sopot, Poland (indoor hard)
         Poland 2  
         Finland 3     Pretoria, South Africa (hard)
       Poland              Finland 0
     bye       4    South Africa 4
     bye  
  Riga, Latvia (indoor carpet)     4    South Africa    
       Poland 3  
       Latvia 2     Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (indoor hard)
         Ukraine 4  
         Latvia 1     Bucharest, Romania (clay)
     Latvia              Ukraine 1
     bye       2    Romania 3
     bye  
    2    Romania    
  Belarus and   Latvia
relegated to Group II in 2011.
  Austria,   Italy,   South Africa, and   Romania
advance to World Group Play-off.

First Round MatchesEdit

Italy vs. BelarusEdit

 
Italy
5
Nova Yardinia, Castellaneta Marina, Italy
5–7 March 2010
clay (outdoor)
 
Belarus
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Potito Starace
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
4
6
1
6
2
     
2  
 
Fabio Fognini
Alexander Bury
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
3  
 
Simone Bolelli / Filippo Volandri
Uladzimir Ignatik / Max Mirnyi
6
1
6
4
6
2
     
4  
 
Simone Bolelli
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
3
6
3
       
5  
 
Filippo Volandri
Andrei Vasilevski
77
63
6
3
       

Poland vs. FinlandEdit

 
Poland
2
Hala 100-lecia Sopotu, Sopot, Poland
5–7 March 2010
hard (indoor)
 
Finland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Michał Przysiężny
Jarkko Nieminen
77
65
64
77
77
65
67
79
4
6
 
2  
 
Łukasz Kubot
Henri Kontinen
6
4
6
2
77
65
     
3  
 
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
Henri Kontinen / Jarkko Nieminen
6
4
77
64
4
6
6
3
   
4  
 
Łukasz Kubot
Jarkko Nieminen
4
6
66
78
77
64
6
2
5
7
 
5  
 
Michał Przysiężny
Henri Kontinen
4
6
6
3
77
64
64
77
5
7
 

Ukraine vs. LatviaEdit

 
Ukraine
4
Megaron Tennis Club, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
5–7 March 2010
hard (indoor)
 
Latvia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Illya Marchenko
Andis Juška
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
2  
 
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Deniss Pavlovs
6
2
6
3
6
4
     
3  
 
Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Andis Juška / Deniss Pavlovs
64
77
3
6
2
6
     
4  
 
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Andis Juška
6
2
5
7
6
4
77
62
   
5  
 
Ivan Sergeyev
Karlis Lejnieks
6
4
66
78
6
1
     

Second Round MatchesEdit

Austria vs. SlovakiaEdit

 
Austria
3
Gleichenberg-Halle, Bad Gleichenberg, Austria
5–7 March 2010
hard (indoor)
 
Slovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Daniel Köllerer
Lukáš Lacko
6
2
2
6
65
77
3
6
   
2  
 
Jürgen Melzer
Martin Kližan
6
3
6
3
7
5
     
3  
 
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
3
6
6
1
6
3
6
2
   
4  
 
Jürgen Melzer
Lukáš Lacko
77
62
7
5
7
5
     
5  
 
Daniel Köllerer
Martin Kližan
2
6
63
77
       

Netherlands vs. ItalyEdit

 
Netherlands
1
PWA Silverdome, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
7 – 9 May
Hard – Indoors
 
Italy
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Thiemo de Bakker
Simone Bolelli
65
77
65
77
3
6
     
2  
 
Robin Haase
Potito Starace
5
7
3
6
6
2
62
77
   
3  
 
Robin Haase / Igor Sijsling
Simone Bolelli / Potito Starace
6
4
3
6
65
77
4
6
   
4  
 
Igor Sijsling
Paolo Lorenzi
4
6
3
6
       
5  
 
Robin Haase
Daniele Bracciali
79
67
7
5
       

Finland vs. South AfricaEdit

 
Finland
0
Groenkloof Tennis Stadium, Pretoria, South Africa
7 – 9 May
Hard, Outdoors
 
South Africa
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Harri Helliovaara
Izak van der Merwe
3
6
4
6
6
3
3
6
   
2  
 
Jarkko Nieminen
Rik de Voest
7
5
3
6
2
6
7
5
3
6
 
3  
 
Harri Helliovaara / Jarkko Nieminen
Rik de Voest / Wesley Moodie
2
6
3
6
4
6
     
4  
 
Timo Nieminen
Izak van der Merwe
3
6
4
6
       
5  
 
Harri Helliovaara
Rik de Voest
          not
played

Ukraine vs. RomaniaEdit

 
Ukraine
1
Arenele BNR, Bucureşti, Bucharest, Romania
7 – 9 May
Clay, Outdoors
 
Romania
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Illya Marchenko
Victor Hănescu
61
77
5
7
4
6
     
2  
 
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Adrian Ungur
6
2
63
77
7
5
7
5
   
3  
 
Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Victor Hănescu / Horia Tecău
4
6
4
6
2
6
     
4  
 
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Victor Hănescu
4
6
2
6
5
7
     
5  
 
Ivan Sergeyev
Marius Copil
6
4
1
2
      not
completed

First Round Play-OffsEdit

Netherlands vs. BelarusEdit

 
Netherlands
4
Republic Olympic Training Centre for Tennis, Minsk, Belarus
9 – 11 July
Hard, Outdoors
 
Belarus
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Thiemo de Bakker
Andrei Vasilevski
6
2
6
2
7
5
     
2  
 
Robin Haase
Uladzimir Ignatik
4
6
5
7
6
3
6
0
6
3
 
3  
 
Igor Sijsling / Thiemo de Bakker
Max Mirnyi / Uladzimir Ignatik
7
5
3
6
66
78
6
4
3
6
 
4  
 
Thiemo de Bakker
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
1
77
65
64
77
6
4
   
5  
 
Robin Haase
Andrei Vasilevski
6
3
6
4
       

Second Round Play-OffsEdit

Slovakia vs. BelarusEdit

 
Slovakia
4
Republic Olympic Training Center for Tennis, Minsk, Belarus
17 – 19 September
Hard
 
Belarus
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Martin Kližan
Uladzimir Ignatik
69
711
2
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Lukáš Lacko
Siarhei Betau
6
0
6
4
6
4
     
3  
 
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
Uladzimir Ignatik / Max Mirnyi
77
65
78
66
3
6
4
6
6
4
 
4  
 
Lukáš Lacko
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
1
3
6
6
1
67
79
6
4
 
5  
 
Martin Kližan
Siarhei Betau
77
62
6
2
       

Poland vs. LatviaEdit

 
Poland
3
Olympic Sports Centre, Riga, Latvia
17 – 19 September
Carpet
 
Latvia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Michał Przysiężny
Andis Juška
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Jerzy Janowicz
Ernests Gulbis
4
6
4
6
6
3
2
6
   
3  
 
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
Andis Juška / Deniss Pavlovs
6
3
6
4
77
64
     
4  
 
Michał Przysiężny
Ernests Gulbis
77
65
1
6
2
6
5
7
   
5  
 
Jerzy Janowicz
Kārlis Lejnieks
7
5
6
4
77
63
     

External linksEdit