2005 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone

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The Europe/Africa Zone was one of three groups of Davis Cup competition in 2005.

Group I[edit]

  2nd round play-offs
23–25 September
1st round play-offs
15–27 July
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
4–6 April/28–30 April (ITA-MAR)
29 April-1 May (BEL-SCG)
                                     
 
    S   Great Britain  
     bye     Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard)
    Israel       S   Great Britain 3
   bye       Israel 2
    Israel
  Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor hard)      bye  
    Israel 4  
    Zimbabwe 1    
    S   Belgium  
     bye     Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro (clay)
 bye       S   Belgium 3
    Zimbabwe   Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro (indoor clay)     Serbia and Montenegro 2
    Serbia and Montenegro 5
      Zimbabwe 0  
  Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (indoor hard)
      Italy 5  
  Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg (indoor hard)     Luxembourg 0     Rome, Italy (clay)
    Luxembourg 3         Italy 4
  S   Morocco 2     S   Morocco 1
   bye
  Khemisset, Morocco (clay)     S   Morocco  
  S   Morocco 4  
    South Africa 1    
     bye  
      South Africa     Doornfontein, South Africa (indoor hard)
  South Africa         South Africa 2
   bye     S   Germany 3
   bye
    S   Germany  
Zimbabwe and South Africa
relegated to Group II in 2006.
Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, and Germany
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II[edit]

  Play-offs
15–17 July
1st round
4–6 March
2nd round
15–17 July
3rd round
23–25 September
                                     
  Accra, Ghana (hard)
      Ghana 0  
  Accra, Ghana (hard)   S   Finland 5     Helsinki, Finland (clay)
  Ghana 2       S   Finland 2  
  Georgia 3   Sofia, Bulgaria (indoor carpet)   S   Bulgaria 3  
  S   Bulgaria 4
      Georgia 1     Donetsk, Ukraine (hard)
    S   Bulgaria 1
  Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary (indoor hard)     S   Ukraine 4
    S   Hungary 4  
  Oslo, Norway (clay)     Monaco 1     Donetsk, Ukraine (hard)
  Monaco 1       S   Hungary 2
  Norway 4   Kiev, Ukraine (indoor carpet)   S   Ukraine 3  
  S   Ukraine 4
      Norway 1  
  Tallinn, Estonia (indoor carpet)
      Estonia 4  
  Gdynia, Poland (clay)   S   Portugal 1     Lisbon, Portugal (clay)
  Estonia 0       S   Portugal 3  
S   Poland 5   Algiers, Algeria (clay)     Algeria 2  
    Algeria 3
    S   Poland 2     Estoril, Portugal (clay)
    S   Portugal 4
  Kranj, Slovenia (indoor hard)     S   Slovenia 1
      Ivory Coast 0  
  Athens, Greece (clay)   S   Slovenia 5     Kranj, Slovenia (clay)
  Ivory Coast 0       S   Slovenia 5
S   Greece 5   Jūrmala, Latvia (indoor carpet)     Latvia 0  
    Latvia 4
    S   Greece 1  
Georgia, Monaco, Estonia, and Côte d'Ivoire
relegated to Group III in 2006.
Ukraine and Portugal
promoted to Group I in 2006.

Group III[edit]

Venue 1[edit]

Venue: Smash Tennis Academy, Cairo, Egypt (clay)
Date: 27 April-1 May

Pool A MKD DEN NAM KEN
1  Macedonia (3-0) 3-0 3-0 3-0
2  Denmark (2-1) 0-3 3-0 3-0
3  Namibia (1-2) 0-3 0-3 2-1
4  Kenya (0-3) 0-3 0-3 1-2
Pool B EGY BIH LTU MAD
1  Egypt (3-0) 3-0 2-1 3-0
2  Bosnia and Herzegovina (2-1) 0-3 2-1 2-1
3  Lithuania (1-2) 1-2 1-2 3-0
4  Madagascar (0-2) 0-3 1-2 0-3

(scores in italics carried over)

1st-4th Play-off MKD EGY DEN BIH
1  Macedonia (3-0) 2-1 3-0 3-0
2  Egypt (2-1) 1-2 2-0 3-0
3  Denmark (1-2) 0-3 0-2 2-1
4  Bosnia and Herzegovina (0-3) 0-3 0-3 1-2
5th-8th Play-off LTU NAM MAD KEN
1  Lithuania (3-0) 2-1 3-0 3-0
2  Namibia (2-1) 1-2 2-1 2-1
3  Madagascar (1-2) 0-3 1-2 3-0
4  Kenya (0-3) 0-3 1-2 0-3
  • FYR Macedonia and Egypt promoted to Group II in 2006.
  • Madagascar and Kenya relegated to Group IV in 2006.

Venue 2[edit]

Venue: Fitzwilliam Tennis Club, Dublin, Ireland (grass)
Date: 13–17 July

Pool A IRL ARM NGR ISL
1  Ireland (3-0) 3-0 3-0 3-0
2  Armenia (2-1) 0-3 2-1 2-1
3  Nigeria (1-2) 0-3 1-2 3-0
4  Iceland (0-3) 0-3 1-2 0-3
Pool B CYP TUN TUR SMR
1  Cyprus (3-0) 3-0 2-1 3-0
2  Tunisia (2-1) 0-3 2-1 3-0
3  Turkey (1-2) 1-2 1-2 3-0
4  San Marino (0-3) 0-3 0-3 0-3

(scores in italics carried over)

1st-4th Play-off CYP IRL ARM TUN
1  Cyprus (3-0) 2-1 2-1 2-1
2  Ireland (2-1) 1-2 3-0 3-0
3  Armenia (1-2) 1-2 0-3 2-1
4  Tunisia (0-3) 1-2 0-3 1-2
5th-8th Play-off NGR TUR ISL SMR
1  Nigeria (3-0) 2-1 3-0 3-0
2  Turkey (2-1) 1-2 2-1 3-0
3  Iceland (1-2) 0-3 1-2 2-1
4  San Marino (0-3) 0-3 0-3 1-2
  • Cyprus and Ireland promoted to Group II in 2006.
  • Iceland and San Marino relegated to Group IV in 2006.

Group IV[edit]

Venue: Lugogo Tennis Club, Kampala, Uganda (clay)
Date: Week of 28 February

Pool A MDA BOT BEN MLT DJI
1  Moldova (4-0) 2-1 3-0 3-0 3-0
2  Botswana (3-1) 1-2 2-1 3-0 3-0
3  Benin (2-2) 0-3 1-2 3-0 3-0
4  Malta (1-3) 0-3 0-3 0-3 3-0
5  Djibouti (0-4) 0-3 0-3 0-3 0-3
Pool B AND RWA AZE SEN UGA MRI
1  Andorra (5-0) 2-1 3-0 3-0 3-0 3-0
2  Rwanda (3-2) 1-2 1-2 2-1 2-1 3-0
3  Azerbaijan (3-2) 0-3 2-1 1-2 2-1 3-0
4  Senegal (3-2) 0-3 1-2 2-1 2-1 2-1
5  Uganda (1-4) 0-3 1-2 1-2 1-2 2-1
6  Mauritius (0-5) 0-3 0-3 0-3 1-2 1-2
  • Moldova, Andorra, Botswana and Rwanda promoted to Group III in 2006.

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