2013 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I – Play-offs

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The play-offs of the 2013 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I were the final stages of the Group I Zonal Competition involving teams from Europe and Africa. Using the positions determined in their pools, the fifteen teams faced off to determine their placing in the 2013 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I. The top two teams advanced to World Group II Play-offs, and the bottom two teams were relegated down to the Europe/Africa Zone Group II.

Pool results[edit]

Placing Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
1  Croatia  Great Britain  Poland  Bulgaria
2  Belarus  Hungary  Israel  Netherlands
3  Austria  Portugal  Romania  Slovenia
4  Georgia  Bosnia and Herzegovina  Turkey  Luxembourg

Promotional play-offs[edit]

The first placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds. The winner of each round advanced to the World Group II Play-offs.

Croatia vs. Poland[edit]


Croatia
1
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[1]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Poland
2
1 2 3
1 Croatia
Poland
Ana Konjuh
Urszula Radwańska
2
6
6
3
78
66
 
2 Croatia
Poland
Donna Vekić
Agnieszka Radwańska
3
6
2
6
   
3 Croatia
Poland
Darija Jurak / Ana Konjuh
Agnieszka Radwańska / Urszula Radwańska
2
6
4
6
   

Great Britain vs. Bulgaria[edit]


Great Britain
2
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel
10 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Bulgaria
0
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Bulgaria
Laura Robson
Dia Evtimova
6
0
6
4
   
2 United Kingdom
Bulgaria
Heather Watson
Tsvetana Pironkova
1
6
6
4
6
2
 
3 United Kingdom
Bulgaria
Laura Robson / Heather Watson
Tsvetana Pironkova / Elitsa Kostova
      not
played

5th to 8th play-offs[edit]

The second placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds to find the equal fifth and seventh placed teams.

Belarus vs. Israel[edit]


Belarus
0
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[2]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Israel
2
1 2 3
1 Belarus
Israel
Lidziya Marozava
Julia Glushko
2
6
4
6
   
2 Belarus
Israel
Ilona Kremen
Shahar Pe'er
3
6
2
6
   
3 Belarus
Israel
Aliaksandra Sasnovich / Lidziya Marozava
Shahar Pe'er / Julia Glushko
      not
played

Hungary vs. Netherlands[edit]


Hungary
2
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel
10 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Netherlands
0
1 2 3
1 Hungary
Netherlands
Réka-Luca Jani
Bibiane Schoofs
6
3
2
6
6
3
 
2 Hungary
Netherlands
Tímea Babos
Richèl Hogenkamp
6
2
6
3
   
3 Hungary
Netherlands
Tímea Babos / Réka-Luca Jani
Bibiane Schoofs / Angelique van der Meet
      not
played

9th to 12th play-offs[edit]

The third placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds to find the equal ninth and the eleventh placed teams.

Austria vs. Romania[edit]


Austria
2
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[3]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Romania
1
1 2 3
1 Austria
Romania
Melanie Klaffner
Cristina Dinu
6
0
6
3
   
2 Austria
Romania
Nicole Rottmann
Raluca Olaru
63
77
1
6
   
3 Austria
Romania
Nicole Rottmann / Melanie Klaffner
Cristina Dinu / Raluca Olaru
6
3
6
2
   

Portugal vs. Slovenia[edit]

The play-off tie between Portugal and Slovenia did not take place.[4]

Relegation play-offs[edit]

The last placed teams of each pool were drawn in head-to-head rounds. The loser of each round was relegated down to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2014.

Georgia vs. Turkey[edit]


Georgia
1
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel[5]
9 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Turkey
2
1 2 3
1 Georgia (country)
Turkey
Sofia Kvatsabaia
Başak Eraydın
0
6
3
6
   
2 Georgia (country)
Turkey
Sofia Shapatava
Çağla Büyükakçay
7
5
6
3
   
3 Georgia (country)
Turkey
Sofia Shapatava / Margalita Chakhnashvili
Çağla Büyükakçay / Pemra Özgen
5
7
2
6
   

Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Luxembourg[edit]


Bosnia and Herzegovina
0
Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel
10 February 2013
Hard (outdoors)

Luxembourg
2
1 2 3
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Luxembourg
Anita Husarić
Claudine Schaul
6
4
4
6
3
6
 
2 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Luxembourg
Jelena Simić
Anne Kremer
77
63
3
6
1
6
 
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Luxembourg
Anita Husarić / Jasmina Kajtazovič
Anne Kremer / Claudine Schaul
      not
played

Final placements[edit]

Placing Teams
Promoted  Poland  Great Britain
Third  Croatia  Bulgaria
Fifth  Israel  Hungary
Seventh  Belarus  Netherlands
Ninth  Austria  Portugal
Eleventh  Romania  Slovenia
Twelfth  Turkey  Luxembourg
Relegated  Georgia  Bosnia and Herzegovina

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Croatia v Poland". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "Belarus v Israel". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Austria v Romania". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Portugal v Slovenia". 
  5. ^ "Georgia v Turkey". fedcup.com. 

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