2008 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II

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The European and African Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2008.

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

Participating teams[edit]

Draw[edit]

  Play-offs
18–20 July
1st round
11–13 April
2nd round
18–20 July
3rd round
19–21 September
                                     
  Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (indoor hard)
    1   Luxembourg 0  
  Hanko, Finland (clay)     Denmark 5     Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)
1   Luxembourg 2         Denmark 0  
7   Finland 3   Helsinki, Finland (indoor hard)     South Africa 5  
  7   Finland 1
      South Africa 4     Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (clay)
      South Africa 3
  Algiers, Algeria (clay)     5   Monaco 2
    3   Hungary 2  
  Thessaloniki, Greece (clay)     Algeria 3     Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (clay)
3   Hungary 5         Algeria 0
  Greece 0   Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (clay)   5   Monaco 5  
  5   Monaco 3
      Greece 2  
  Cherkasy, Ukraine (indoor hard)
      Egypt 0  
  Cairo, Egypt (clay)   6   Ukraine 5     Dublin, Ireland (grass)
  Egypt 3       6   Ukraine 3  
4   Morocco 2   Dublin, Ireland (indoor carpet)     Ireland 2  
    Ireland 3
    4   Morocco 2     Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (indoor hard)
    6   Ukraine 5
  Nicosia, Cyprus (hard)     2   Portugal 0
      Cyprus 3  
  Tunis, Tunisia (clay)   8   Slovenia 2     Porto, Portugal (clay)
8   Slovenia 4         Cyprus 0
  Tunisia 1   Estoril, Portugal (clay)   2   Portugal 5  
    Tunisia 1
    2   Portugal 4  
Luxembourg, Greece, Morocco, and Tunisia
relegated to Group III in 2009.
South Africa and Ukraine
promoted to Group I in 2009.

First Round Matches[edit]

Luxembourg vs. Denmark[edit]


Luxembourg
0
National Tennis Centre, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
11–13 April 2008
hard (indoors)

Denmark
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Luxembourg
Denmark
Roman Margoulis
Frederik Nielsen
3
6
1
6
2
6
     
2 Luxembourg
Denmark
Philippe Grandjean
Martin Pedersen
5
7
6
3
1
6
1
6
   
3 Luxembourg
Denmark
Philippe Grandjean / Tom Maquel
Frederik Nielsen / Rasmus Norby
1
6
3
6
0
6
     
4 Luxembourg
Denmark
Philippe Grandjean
Rasmus Norby
3
6
1
6
       
5 Luxembourg
Denmark
Roman Margoulis
Martin Pedersen
2
6
2
6
       

Finland vs. South Africa[edit]


Finland
1
Tali Tennis Center, Helsinki, Finland
11–13 April 2008
hard (indoors)

South Africa
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Finland
South Africa
Juho Paukku
Kevin Anderson
0
6
4
6
65
77
     
2 Finland
South Africa
Jarkko Nieminen
Rik de Voest
6
4
6
3
7
5
     
3 Finland
South Africa
Henri Kontinen / Jarkko Nieminen
Jeff Coetzee / Wesley Moodie
6
4
1
6
4
6
2
6
   
4 Finland
South Africa
Jarkko Nieminen
Kevin Anderson
6
4
3
6
1
6
3
6
   
5 Finland
South Africa
Henri Kontinen
Rik de Voest
6
4
4
6
3
6
     

Algeria vs. Hungary[edit]


Algeria
3
Office du Complexe Olympique Mohamed Boudiaf Tennis Club, Algiers, Algeria
11–13 April 2008
clay (outdoors)

Hungary
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Algeria
Hungary
Slimane Saoudi
Kornél Bardóczky
1
6
4
6
3
6
     
2 Algeria
Hungary
Lamine Ouahab
Sebo Kiss
1
6
4
6
6
4
6
1
7
5
 
3 Algeria
Hungary
Lamine Ouahab / Slimane Saoudi
Kornél Bardóczky / Robert Varga
4
6
3
6
5
7
     
4 Algeria
Hungary
Lamine Ouahab
Kornél Bardóczky
6
1
4
6
3
6
6
3
6
2
 
5 Algeria
Hungary
Slimane Saoudi
Sebo Kiss
77
64
4
6
6
0
6
3
   

Monaco vs. Greece[edit]


Monaco
3
Monte Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune Cap Martin, France
11–13 April 2008
clay (outdoors)

Greece
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Monaco
Greece
Jean-René Lisnard
Alexandros Jakupovic
6
3
6
1
6
1
     
2 Monaco
Greece
Benjamin Balleret
Konstantinos Economidis
6
3
3
6
61
77
5
7
   
3 Monaco
Greece
Guillaume Couillard / Jean-René Lisnard
Konstantinos Economidis / Alexandros Jakupovic
3
6
5
7
3
6
     
4 Monaco
Greece
Jean-René Lisnard
Konstantinos Economidis
2
6
4
6
77
64
6
0
6
0
 
5 Monaco
Greece
Benjamin Balleret
Alexandros Jakupovic
6
3
6
1
7
5
     

Ukraine vs. Egypt[edit]


Ukraine
5
Selena Tennis Club, Cherkasy, Ukraine
11–13 April 2008
hard (indoors)

Egypt
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ukraine
Egypt
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Karim Maamoun
6
1
6
3
6
1
     
2 Ukraine
Egypt
Sergey Bubka
Sherif Sabry
6
1
77
64
2
6
6
0
   
3 Ukraine
Egypt
Sergey Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Karim Maamoun / Sherif Sabry
64
77
6
1
6
4
6
2
   
4 Ukraine
Egypt
Artem Smirnov
Sherif Sabry
6
3
6
3
       
5 Ukraine
Egypt
Ivan Sergeyev
Mahmoud Ezz
6
3
6
4
       

Ireland vs. Morocco[edit]


Ireland
3
Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club, Dublin, Ireland
11–13 April 2008
carpet (indoors)

Morocco
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Republic of Ireland
Morocco
Louk Sorensen
Mounir El Aarej
6
3
2
6
6
4
6
2
   
2 Republic of Ireland
Morocco
Conor Niland
Younes El Aynaoui
4
6
4
6
2
6
     
3 Republic of Ireland
Morocco
James Cluskey / Colin O'Brien
Rabie Chaki / Reda El Amrani
6
1
5
7
6
2
64
77
4
6
 
4 Republic of Ireland
Morocco
Louk Sorensen
Younes El Aynaoui
3
6
6
4
77
65
6
4
   
5 Republic of Ireland
Morocco
Conor Niland
Mounir El Aarej
77
64
1
6
66
78
6
3
6
0
 

Cyprus vs. Slovenia[edit]


Cyprus
3
National Tennis Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
11–13 April 2008
hard (outdoors)

Slovenia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Cyprus
Slovenia
Photos Kallias
Marko Tkalec
3
6
3
6
1
6
     
2 Cyprus
Slovenia
Marcos Baghdatis
Blaž Kavčič
6
4
6
3
6
4
     
3 Cyprus
Slovenia
Marcos Baghdatis / Photos Kallias
Luka Gregorc / Grega Žemlja
77
64
4
6
6
2
4
6
6
1
 
4 Cyprus
Slovenia
Marcos Baghdatis
Marko Tkalec
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
5 Cyprus
Slovenia
Photos Kallias
Blaž Kavčič
1
6
1
6
       

Portugal vs. Tunisia[edit]


Portugal
4
Clube de Tenis do Estoril, Estoril, Portugal
11–13 April 2008
clay (outdoors)

Tunisia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Portugal
Tunisia
Rui Machado
Walid Jallali
6
1
6
1
7
5
     
2 Portugal
Tunisia
Frederico Gil
Malek Jaziri
6
3
6
4
6
3
     
3 Portugal
Tunisia
Gastão Elias / Leonardo Tavares
Walid Jallali / Malek Jaziri
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
4 Portugal
Tunisia
Gastão Elias
Walid Jallali
5
7
2
6
       
5 Portugal
Tunisia
Leonardo Tavares
Slah Mbarek
6
2
6
4