2008 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone

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The Europe/Africa Zone was one of three zones of regional competition in the 2008 Fed Cup.

Group I[edit]

The fifteen teams were divided into three pools of four teams and one pool of three. The four pool winners took part in play-offs to determine the two nations advancing to the World Group II Play-offs. The nations finishing last in their pools took part in play-offs, with the two losing nations relegated to Group II in 2009.

Pools[edit]

Pool A NED BUL LUX POR
1  Netherlands (3–0) 2–0 2–1 3–0
2  Bulgaria (2–1) 0–2 2–1 3–0
3  Luxembourg (1–2) 1–2 1–2 2–0
4  Portugal (0–3) 0–3 0–3 0–2
Pool B SUI HUN DEN GBR
1  Switzerland (3–0) 2–1 3–0 2–1
2  Hungary (2–1) 1–2 3–0 2–1
3  Denmark (1–2) 0–3 0–3 2–1
4  Great Britain (0–3) 1–2 1–2 1–2
Pool C SWE BLR SLO GEO
1  Sweden (3–0) 2–1 3–0 3–0
2  Belarus (2–1) 1–2 3–0 3–0
3  Slovenia (1–2) 0–3 0–3 2–0
4  Georgia (0–3) 0–3 0–3 0–2
Pool D SRB ROM POL
1  Serbia (2–0) 2–1 2–1
2  Romania (1–1) 1–2 3–0
3  Poland (0–2) 1–2 0–3

Play-offs[edit]

Placing A Team Score B/D Team
Promotion  Netherlands 0–2  Serbia
5th–8th  Bulgaria 0–2  Hungary
9th  Luxembourg N/A
9th N/A  Denmark
Relegation  Portugal 0–2  Great Britain
Placing C Team Score B/D Team
Promotion  Sweden 1–2  Switzerland
5th–8th  Belarus 0–2  Romania
9th  Slovenia N/A
Relegation  Georgia 0–3  Poland

Group II[edit]

The seven teams were divided into one pool of three teams and one of four teams. The winner of each pool played the runner-up of the other pool to determine which two nations would be promoted to Group I in 2009. The nations finishing third in their pools took part in play-offs with the losing nation relegated to Group II in 2009, along with the nation finishing fourth in the pool of four teams.

Pools[edit]

Pool A BIH RSA TUR
1  Bosnia and Herzegovina (2–0) 3–0 3–0
2  South Africa (1–1) 0–3 2–1
3  Turkey (0–2) 0–3 1–2
Pool B EST LTU GRE IRE
1  Estonia (3–0) 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Lithuania (2–1) 0–3 2–0 2–1
3  Greece (1–2) 0–3 0–2 2–1
4  Ireland (0–3) 0–3 1–2 1–2

Play-offs[edit]

Placing A Team Score B Team
Promotion  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–0  Lithuania
Promotion  South Africa 0–3  Estonia
Relegation  Turkey 3–0  Greece
Relegation N/A  Ireland

Group III[edit]

The eleven teams were divided into one pool of five teams and one pool of six. The top team of each pool progressed to Group II for 2009.

Pools[edit]

Pool A LAT NOR MRI ISL ZIM
1  Latvia (4–0) 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Norway (3–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0 3–0
3  Mauritius (2–2) 0–3 1–2 3–0 3–0
4  Iceland (1–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3 3–0
5  Zimbabwe (0–4) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–3
Pool B MAR ARM FIN EGY MNE MDA
1  Morocco (5–0) 2–1 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Armenia (4–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0 2–1 3–0
3  Finland (3–2) 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 2–1
4  Egypt (2–3) 0–3 0–3 1–2 2–1 2–1
5  Montenegro (1–4) 0–3 1–2 1–2 1–2 2–1
6  Moldova (0–5) 0–3 0–3 1–2 1–2 1–2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Croatia v Serbia". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "Austria v Switzerland". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Portugal v Morocco". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Georgia v Turkey". fedcup.com. 
  5. ^ "Bosnia and Herzegovina v Bulgaria". fedcup.com. 
  6. ^ "Estonia v Bulgaria". fedcup.com. 
  7. ^ "Greece v Ireland". fedcup.com. 
  8. ^ "Latvia v Morocco". fedcup.com. 

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