2012 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone

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The Europe/Africa Zone was one of three zones of regional competition in the 2012 Fed Cup.

Group I[edit]

  • Venue: Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel (hard, outdoors)
  • Date: 1–4 February

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 for 2013.

Pools[edit]

Pool A AUT BUL EST
1  Austria (2–0) 2–1 2–1
2  Bulgaria (1–1) 1–2 3–0
3  Estonia (0–2) 1–2 0–3
Pool B SWE HUN BIH GRE
1  Sweden (3–0) 2–1 3–0 2–1
2  Hungary (2–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0
3  Bosnia and Herzegovina (1–2) 0–3 1–2 3–0
4  Greece (0–3) 1–2 0–3 0–3
Pool C GBR POR ISR NED
1  Great Britain (3–0) 3–0 3–0 2–1
2  Portugal (2–1) 0–3 2–1 2–1
3  Israel (1–2) 0–3 1–2 2–1
4  Netherlands (0–3) 1–2 1–2 1–2
Pool D POL ROU CRO LUX
1  Poland (3–0) 2–1 3–0 3–0
2  Romania (2–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0
3  Croatia (1–2) 0–3 1–2 2–1
4  Luxembourg (0–3) 0–3 0–3 1–2

Play-offs[edit]

Placing A Team Score C Team
Promotional  Austria 0–2  Great Britain
5th–8th  Bulgaria 0–2  Portugal
9th–12th N/A  Israel
Relegation  Estonia 1–2  Netherlands
Placing B Team Score D Team
Promotional  Sweden 2–1  Poland
5th–8th  Hungary 0–2  Romania
9th–12th  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0–2  Croatia
Relegation  Greece 1–2  Luxembourg

Group II[edit]

  • Venue: Golf El Solaimaneyah Club, Cairo, Egypt (clay, outdoors)
  • Date: Week of 16 April (ties played 18–21 April)

The eight teams were divided into two pools of four. The top nation from each pool played off against the runner-up from the other with the two winning teams promoted to the Europe/Africa Zone Group I for 2013. Third-placed nations played-off against fourth placing nations with the losing teams facing relegation to the Europe/Africa Zone Group III for 2013.

Pools[edit]

Pool A RSA MNE FIN DEN
1  South Africa (3–0) 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Montenegro (2–1) 0–3 3–0 2–1
3  Finland (1–2) 0–3 0–3 2–1
4  Denmark (0–3) 0–3 1–2 1–2
Pool B GEO TUR LAT NOR
1  Georgia (3–0) 3–0 2–1 3–0
2  Turkey (2–1) 0–3 2–1 3–0
3  Latvia (1–2) 1–2 1–2 3–0
4  Norway (0–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3

Play-offs[edit]

Placing A Team Score B Team
Promotion  South Africa 0–3  Turkey
Promotion  Montenegro 0–3  Georgia
Relegation  Finland 3–0  Norway
Relegation  Denmark 0–3  Latvia
  •  Turkey and  Georgia promoted to Europe/Africa World Group I in 2013.
  •  Norway and  Denmark were relegated to Europe/Africa Group III in 2013.

Group III[edit]

  • Venue: Golf El Solaimaneyah Club, Cairo, Egypt (clay, outdoors)
  • Date: Week of 16 April (ties played 16–21 April)

The eleven teams were divided into one pool of five teams and one pool of six. The top nation from each pool played off against the runner-up from the other with the two winning teams promoted to the Europe/Africa Zone Group II for 2013.

Pools[edit]

Pool A MAR IRL ARM MLT KEN
1  Morocco (4–0) 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–0
2  Ireland (3–1) 1–2 2–1 2–1 3–0
3  Armenia (2–2) 1–2 1–2 3–0 3–0
4  Malta (1–3) 1–2 1–2 0–3 3–0
5  Kenya (0–4) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–3
Pool B TUN LIT EGY MDA CYP NAM
1  Tunisia (5–0) 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–0 2–1
2  Lithuania (4–1) 1–2 3–0 3–0 3–0 3–0
3  Egypt (3–2) 0–3 0–3 3–0 3–0 3–0
4  Moldova (2–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3 2–1 2–1
5  Cyprus (1–4) 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–2 2–1
6  Namibia (0–5) 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–2 1–2

Play-offs[edit]

Placing A Team Score B Team
Promotion  Morocco 1–2  Lithuania
Promotion  Ireland 1–2  Tunisia
5th–8th  Armenia 1–2  Egypt
5th–8th  Malta 1–2  Moldova
9th–10th  Kenya 0–3  Cyprus
11th N/A  Namibia

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