2000 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone

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The Europe/Africa Zone was one of three zones of regional competition in the 2000 Fed Cup.

Group I[edit]

The eighteen teams were divided into four pools, two of which had four and two of which had five teams. The top team of each pool played-off in a two-round knockout stage to decide which nation progresses to the World Group Play-offs next year. The four nations coming last in the pools were relegated to Group II for 2001.

Pools[edit]

Pool A NED BUL SWE TUR
1  Netherlands (3–0) 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Bulgaria (2–1) 0–3 2–1 3–0
3  Sweden (1–2) 0–3 1–2 2–1
4  Turkey (0–3) 0–3 0–3 1–2
Pool B HUN RSA GRE LAT
1  Hungary (3–0) 2–1 3–0 3–0
2  South Africa (2–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0
3  Greece (1–2) 0–3 1–2 3–0
4  Latvia (0–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3
Pool C BLR SLO ROU POL MAR
1  Belarus (4–0) 2–1 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Slovenia (3–1) 1–2 3–0 3–0 2–0
3  Romania (2–2) 0–3 0–3 3–0 3–0
4  Poland (1–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3 3–0
5  Morocco (0–4) 0–3 0–2 0–3 0–3
Pool D ISR LUX UKR GBR FIN
1  Israel (3–1) 2–1 1–2 2–1 3–0
2  Luxembourg (3–1) 1–2 2–1 2–1 3–0
3  Ukraine (2–2) 2–1 1–2 1–2 3–0
4  Great Britain (2–2) 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–1
5  Finland (0–4) 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–2

Knockout Stage[edit]

  Semifinals
20 May
Final
21 May
                           
     Netherlands 2  
   Israel 1  
     Netherlands 0
       Hungary 2
   Belarus 0
     Hungary 2  

Group II[edit]

  • Venue: Estoril T.C., Estoril, Portugal (outdoor clay)
  • Date: 28 March – 1 April

The twenty-three teams were divided into three pools of six and one pool of five. The top teams from each pool advanced to Group I for 2001.

Pools[edit]

Pool A MKD IRL MLT MRI KEN
1  Macedonia (4–0) 2–1 2–1 3–0 3–0
2  Ireland (3–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0 3–0
3  Malta (2–2) 1–2 1–2 3–0 3–0
4  Mauritius (1–3) 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–0
5  Kenya (0–4) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–1
Pool B DEN BIH TUN LIE BOT ISL
1  Denmark (5–0) 3–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Bosnia and Herzegovina (4–1) 0–3 3–0 1–0 3–0 3–0
3  Tunisia (3–2) 0–1 0–3 2–1 3–0 3–0
4  Liechtenstein (2–3) 0–3 0–1 1–2 3–0 3–0
5  Botswana (1–4) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–0
6  Iceland (0–5) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–1
Pool C YUG GEO LIT EGY ARM CYP
1  Yugoslavia (5–0) 2–1 3–0 w/o 3–0 3–0
2  Georgia (4–1) 1–2 1–0 3–0 3–0 3–0
3  Lithuania (3–2) 0–3 0–1 3–0 2–1 3–0
4  Egypt (2–3) w/o 0–3 0–3 2–1 3–0
5  Armenia (1–4) 0–3 0–3 1–2 1–2 1–0
6  Cyprus (0–5) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–1 0–1
Pool D EST MDA POR ALG MAD LES
1  Estonia (5–0) 2–1 1–0 3–0 3–0 3–0
2  Moldova (4–1) 1–2 2–1 3–0 1–0 3–0
3  Portugal (3–2) 0–1 1–2 2–1 3–0 3–0
4  Algeria (2–3) 0–3 0–3 1–2 2–1 1–0
5  Madagascar (1–4) 0–3 0–1 0–3 1–2 2–1
6  Lesotho (0–5) 0–3 0–3 0–3 0–1 1–2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungary v Slovakia". fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "Turkey v Tunisia". fedcup.com.
  3. ^ "Latvia v Ireland". fedcup.com.
  4. ^ "Portugal v Morocco". fedcup.com.
  5. ^ "Portugal v Finland". fedcup.com.
  6. ^ "Macedonia v Yugoslavia". fedcup.com.
  7. ^ "Israel v Denmark". fedcup.com.
  8. ^ "Slovenia v Estonia". fedcup.com.

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