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2013 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I – Play-offs

The play-offs of the 2013 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I were the final stages of the Group I Zonal Competition involving teams from Europe and Africa. Using the positions determined in their pools, the fifteen teams faced off to determine their placing in the 2013 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I. The top two teams advanced to World Group II Play-offs, and the bottom two teams were relegated down to the Europe/Africa Zone Group II.

Pool resultsEdit

Promotional play-offsEdit

The first placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds. The winner of each round advanced to the World Group II Play-offs.

Croatia vs. PolandEdit

 
Croatia
1
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[1]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Poland
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Ana Konjuh
Urszula Radwańska
2
6
6
3
78
66
 
2  
 
Donna Vekić
Agnieszka Radwańska
3
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Darija Jurak / Ana Konjuh
Agnieszka Radwańska / Urszula Radwańska
2
6
4
6
   

Great Britain vs. BulgariaEdit

 
Great Britain
2
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel
10 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Bulgaria
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Laura Robson
Dia Evtimova
6
0
6
4
   
2  
 
Heather Watson
Tsvetana Pironkova
1
6
6
4
6
2
 
3  
 
Laura Robson / Heather Watson
Tsvetana Pironkova / Elitsa Kostova
      not
played

5th to 8th play-offsEdit

The second placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds to find the equal fifth and seventh placed teams.

Belarus vs. IsraelEdit

 
Belarus
0
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[2]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Israel
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Lidziya Marozava
Julia Glushko
2
6
4
6
   
2  
 
Ilona Kremen
Shahar Pe'er
3
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Aliaksandra Sasnovich / Lidziya Marozava
Shahar Pe'er / Julia Glushko
      not
played

Hungary vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
Hungary
2
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel
10 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Netherlands
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Réka-Luca Jani
Bibiane Schoofs
6
3
2
6
6
3
 
2  
 
Tímea Babos
Richèl Hogenkamp
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Tímea Babos / Réka-Luca Jani
Bibiane Schoofs / Angelique van der Meet
      not
played

9th to 12th play-offsEdit

The third placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds to find the equal ninth and the eleventh placed teams.

Austria vs. RomaniaEdit

 
Austria
2
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[3]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Romania
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Melanie Klaffner
Cristina Dinu
6
0
6
3
   
2  
 
Nicole Rottmann
Raluca Olaru
63
77
1
6
   
3  
 
Nicole Rottmann / Melanie Klaffner
Cristina Dinu / Raluca Olaru
6
3
6
2
   

Portugal vs. SloveniaEdit

The play-off tie between Portugal and Slovenia did not take place.[4]

Relegation play-offsEdit

The last placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds. The loser of each round was relegated down to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2014.

Georgia vs. TurkeyEdit

 
Georgia
1
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[5]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Turkey
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Sofia Kvatsabaia
Başak Eraydın
0
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Sofia Shapatava
Çağla Büyükakçay
7
5
6
3
   
3  
 
Sofia Shapatava / Margalita Chakhnashvili
Çağla Büyükakçay / Pemra Özgen
5
7
2
6
   

Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. LuxembourgEdit

 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
0
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel
10 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)
 
Luxembourg
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Anita Husarić
Claudine Schaul
6
4
4
6
3
6
 
2  
 
Jelena Simić
Anne Kremer
77
63
3
6
1
6
 
3  
 
Anita Husarić / Jasmina Kajtazovič
Anne Kremer / Claudine Schaul
      not
played

Final placementsEdit

Placing Teams
Promoted   Poland   Great Britain
Third   Croatia   Bulgaria
Fifth   Israel   Hungary
Seventh   Belarus   Netherlands
Ninth   Austria   Portugal
Eleventh   Romania   Slovenia
Twelfth   Turkey   Luxembourg
Relegated   Georgia   Bosnia and Herzegovina

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Croatia v Poland". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "Belarus v Israel". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "Austria v Romania". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Portugal v Slovenia".
  5. ^ "Georgia v Turkey". fedcup.com.

External linksEdit