2003 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II – Play-offs

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The Play-offs of the 2003 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II were the final stages of the Group II Zonal Competition involving teams from Europe and Africa. Those that qualified for this stage placed first and second in their respective pools.

Placing Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
1  Portugal  Greece  Finland  Lithuania
2  Turkey  Latvia  Egypt  Morocco
3  Norway  Algeria  Bosnia and Herzegovina  Malta
4  Botswana

The four teams were then randomly paired up the team from a different placing of another group for a play-off tie, with the winners being promoted to Group II.

Lithuania vs. Portugal[edit]


Lithuania
2
Estoril, Portugal
3 May 2003
Red clay (outdoors)

Portugal
0
1 2 3
1 Lithuania
Portugal
Lina Stančiūtė
Ana Catarina Nogueira
6
1
3
6
6
2
 
2 Lithuania
Portugal
Edita Liachovičiūtė
Frederica Piedade
6
4
6
4
   
3 Lithuania
Portugal
Edita Liachovičiūtė / Lina Stančiūtė
Ana Catarina Nogueira / Frederica Piedade
      not
played

[1]

  •  Lithuania advanced to Group I for 2004, where they came thirteenth overall and were thus subsequently relegated back to Group II for 2005.[2]

Greece vs. Finland[edit]


Greece
2
Estoril, Portugal
3 May 2003
Red clay (outdoors)

Finland
1
1 2 3
1 Greece
Finland
Nikoleta Kipritidou
Essi Laine
6
1
6
4
   
2 Greece
Finland
Christina Zachariadou
Emma Laine
5
7
5
7
   
3 Greece
Finland
Asimina Kaplani / Christina Zachariadou
Emma Laine / Piia Suomalainen
77
63
6
4
   

[3]

  •  Greece advanced to Group I for 2004, where they came eleventh overall.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lithuania v Portugal". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "Fed Cup Profile, Lithuania". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Greece v Finland". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Fed Cup Profile, Greece". fedcup.com. 

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