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2012 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

The Europe and Africa Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2012.

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

Contents

DrawEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
14–16 Sep / 19–21 Oct
1st round play-offs
14–16 September
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
                                     
 
    1    Israel  
     bye     Israel
   bye       1    Israel 3
     Portugal        Portugal 2
     Portugal
  Slovak Republic      bye  
     Portugal 1  
     Slovakia 3    
    3    Belgium  
     bye     Great Britain
 bye       3    Belgium 4
     Slovakia   Great Britain      Great Britain 1
     Great Britain 3
       Slovakia 2  
  Netherlands
       Finland 0  
  Cluj-Napoca, Romania (indoor)      Netherlands 5     Netherlands
     Finland 2          Netherlands 5
  4    Romania 3     4    Romania 0
   bye
  Finland     4    Romania  
     Finland 1  
     Denmark 4     Slovenia
       Denmark 0  
       Slovenia 5     South Africa
   Denmark          Slovenia 1
   bye     2    South Africa 4
   bye
    2    South Africa  
  Portugal and   Finland
relegated to Group II in 2013.
  Israel,   Belgium,   Netherlands, and   South Africa
advance to World Group Play-off.

First roundEdit

Great Britain vs. SlovakiaEdit

 
Great Britain
3
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Great Britain[1]
10–12 February 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Slovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Daniel Evans
Lukáš Lacko
6
3
7
5
7
5
     
2  
 
James Ward
Martin Kližan
2
6
6
4
4
6
64
77
   
3  
 
Colin Fleming / Ross Hutchins
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
6
3
77
64
0
6
6
3
   
4  
 
James Ward
Lukáš Lacko
69
711
1
6
3
6
     
5  
 
Daniel Evans
Martin Kližan
6
1
6
1
4
6
3
6
6
3
 

Finland vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
Finland
0
Maaspoort Sports end Events, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands[2]
10–12 February 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Netherlands
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Juho Paukku
Robin Haase
1
6
1
6
1
6
     
2  
 
Timo Nieminen
Thiemo de Bakker
1
6
5
7
3
6
     
3  
 
Harri Heliövaara / Jarkko Nieminen
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
2
6
64
77
2
6
     
4  
 
Harri Heliövaara
Jesse Huta Galung
2
6
4
6
       
5  
 
Juho Paukku
Thiemo de Bakker
6
3
3
6
2
6
     

Denmark vs. SloveniaEdit

 
Denmark
0
Rdeca Dvorana SRZ, Velenje, Slovenia[3]
10–12 February 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Slovenia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Kristian Pless
Grega Žemlja
0
6
1
6
4
6
     
2  
 
Frederik Nielsen
Blaž Kavčič
2
6
4
6
4
6
     
3  
 
Thomas Kromann / Frederik Nielsen
Blaž Kavčič / Grega Žemlja
4
6
77
65
4
6
5
7
   
4  
 
Thomas Kromann
Aljaž Bedene
3
6
6
3
4
6
     
5  
 
Kristian Pless
Janez Semrajc
65
77
3
6
       

Second roundEdit

Israel vs. PortugalEdit

 
Israel
3
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[4]
6–8 April 2012
hard (outdoor)
 
Portugal
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Dudi Sela
Frederico Gil
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Amir Weintraub
Rui Machado
5
7
6
3
6
1
7
5
   
3  
 
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Gastão Elias / João Sousa
6
4
6
4
6
3
     
4  
 
Andy Ram
João Sousa
5
7
0
6
       
5  
 
Amir Weintraub
Frederico Gil
6
3
3
6
63
77
     

Belgium vs. Great BritainEdit

 
Great Britain
1
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Great Britain[5]
6–8 April 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Belgium
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Joshua Goodall
Steve Darcis
77
62
3
6
4
6
4
6
   
2  
 
Dan Evans
Olivier Rochus
6
3
4
6
67
79
4
6
   
3  
 
Colin Fleming / Ross Hutchins
Ruben Bemelmans / David Goffin
4
6
7
5
6
3
6
4
   
4  
 
Joshua Goodall
David Goffin
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
5  
 
Dan Evans
Ruben Bemelmans
4
6
4
6
       

Netherlands vs. RomaniaEdit

 
Netherlands
5
Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam, Netherlands[6]
6–8 April 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Romania
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Thomas Schoorel
Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
2  
 
Robin Haase
Andrei Dăescu
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
3  
 
Jean-Julien Rojer / Igor Sijsling
Andrei Dăescu / Florin Mergea
6
3
77
63
63
77
3
6
9
7
 
4  
 
Robin Haase
Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
7
5
6
2
       
5  
 
Thomas Schoorel
Darius Florin Brăguși
6
2
6
2
       

Slovenia vs. South AfricaEdit

 
South Africa
4
Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa[7]
6–8 April 2012
hard (outdoor)
 
Slovenia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Ruan Roelofse
Blaž Kavčič
77
64
1
6
1
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Izak van der Merwe
Grega Žemlja
6
1
3
6
6
3
6
4
   
3  
 
Raven Klaasen / Izak van der Merwe
Blaž Kavčič / Grega Žemlja
65
77
77
64
6
1
6
4
   
4  
 
Izak van der Merwe
Blaž Kavčič
77
64
6
4
6
4
     
5  
 
Ruan Roelofse
Nik Razboršek
4
6
6
3
77
62
     

First Round Play-offEdit

Romania vs. FinlandEdit

 
Romania
3
Sala Sporturilor Horia Demian, Cluj-Napoca, Romania[8]
14–16 September 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Finland
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Victor Crivoi
Jarkko Nieminen
5
7
1
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Marius Copil
Harri Heliövaara
3
6
6
4
6
2
6
4
   
3  
 
Florin Mergea / Horia Tecău
Jarkko Nieminen / Harri Heliövaara
6
4
77
64
6
1
     
4  
 
Marius Copil
Jarkko Nieminen
3
6
5
7
6
1
64
77
   
5  
 
Victor Crivoi
Harri Heliövaara
4
6
77
65
62
77
6
3
7
5
 

Second Round Play-offEdit

Portugal vs. Slovak RepublicEdit

 
Slovakia
3
Aegon Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia[9]
14–16 September 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Portugal
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Martin Kližan
Gastão Elias
3
6
6
2
77
64
6
2
   
2  
 
Lukáš Lacko
João Sousa
4
6
4
6
3
6
     
3  
 
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
Gastão Elias / Pedro Sousa
7
5
4
6
77
65
6
3
   
4  
 
Martin Kližan
João Sousa
6
2
7
5
69
711
6
1
   
5  
 
Lukáš Lacko
Gastão Elias
          not
played

Finland vs. DenmarkEdit

 
Finland
1
Tali Tennis Center, Helsinki, Finland[10]
19–21 October 2012
hard (indoor)
 
Denmark
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Juho Paukku
Frederik Nielsen
4
6
712
610
77
64
77
65
   
2  
 
Timo Nieminen
Martin Pedersen
2
6
3
6
3
6
     
3  
 
Timo Nieminen / Juho Paukku
Thomas Kromann / Frederik Nielsen
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
4  
 
Timo Nieminen
Frederik Nielsen
3
6
3
6
6
3
6
2
1
6
 
5  
 
Herkko Pollanen
Christoffer Konigsfeldt
3
6
67
79
       

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Great Britain v Slovakia". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ "Finland v Netherlands". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Denmark v Slovenia". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "Israel v Portugal". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Belgium v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Netherlands v Romania". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "Slovenia v South Africa". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Romania v Finland". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Slovak Republic v Portugal". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ "Finland v Denmark". daviscup.com.

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