2005 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

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The European and African Zone was one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2005.

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

Participating teams[edit]

Draw[edit]

  2nd round play-offs
23–25 September
1st round play-offs
15–17 July
1st round
4–6 March
2nd round
4–6 March/28–30 April (ITA-MAR)
29 April–1 May (BEL-SCG)
                                     
 
    S   Great Britain  
     bye     Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard)
    Israel       S   Great Britain 3
   bye       Israel 2
    Israel
  Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor hard)      bye  
    Israel 4  
    Zimbabwe 1    
    S   Belgium  
     bye     Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro (clay)
 bye       S   Belgium 3
    Zimbabwe   Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro (indoor clay)     Serbia and Montenegro 2
    Serbia and Montenegro 5
      Zimbabwe 0  
  Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (indoor hard)
      Italy 5  
  Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg (indoor hard)     Luxembourg 0     Rome, Italy (clay)
    Luxembourg 3         Italy 4
  S   Morocco 2     S   Morocco 1
   bye
  Khemisset, Morocco (clay)     S   Morocco  
  S   Morocco 4  
    South Africa 1    
     bye  
      South Africa     Doornfontein, South Africa (indoor hard)
  South Africa         South Africa 2
   bye     S   Germany 3
   bye
    S   Germany  
Zimbabwe and South Africa
relegated to Group II in 2006.
Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, and Germany
advance to World Group Play-off.

First Round Matches[edit]

Serbia and Montenegro vs. Zimbabwe[edit]


Serbia and Montenegro
5
Novosadski Sajam Hala, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro[1]
4 – 6 March 2005
Clay (indoor)

Zimbabwe
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia and Montenegro
Zimbabwe
Novak Djokovic
Genius Chidzikwe
6
4
6
0
6
4
     
2 Serbia and Montenegro
Zimbabwe
Janko Tipsarević
Gwinyai Tongoona
6
3
6
2
6
1
     
3 Serbia and Montenegro
Zimbabwe
Dušan Vemić / Nenad Zimonjić
Genius Chidzikwe / Gwinyai Tongoona
77
63
6
0
6
3
     
4 Serbia and Montenegro
Zimbabwe
Janko Tipsarević
Zibusiso Ncube
6
0
6
2
       
5 Serbia and Montenegro
Zimbabwe
Novak Djokovic
Pfungwa Mahefu
6
1
6
2
       

Italy vs. Luxembourg[edit]


Italy
5
Centre National Sportif et Culturel D'Coque, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg[2]
4 – 6 March 2005
Hard (indoor)

Luxembourg
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Luxembourg
Daniele Bracciali
Gilles Müller
77
64
64
77
6
4
6
4
   
2 Italy
Luxembourg
Potito Starace
Mike Scheidweiler
6
3
6
1
6
2
     
3 Italy
Luxembourg
Daniele Bracciali / Giorgio Galimberti
Gilles Müller / Mike Scheidweiler
6
4
6
4
66
78
7
5
   
4 Italy
Luxembourg
Potito Starace
Gilles Kremer
6
4
6
2
       
5 Italy
Luxembourg
Andreas Seppi
Laurent Bram
77
64
6
3
       

Second Round Matches[edit]

Great Britain vs. Israel[edit]


Great Britain
3
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[3]
4 – 6 March 2005
Hard

Israel
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Israel
Greg Rusedski
Harel Levy
6
4
6
3
6
0
     
2 United Kingdom
Israel
Alex Bogdanović
Noam Okun
63
77
2
6
2
6
     
3 United Kingdom
Israel
Andy Murray / David Sherwood
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
6
4
77
65
2
6
77
65
   
4 United Kingdom
Israel
Greg Rusedski
Noam Okun
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
5 United Kingdom
Israel
David Sherwood
Harel Levy
77
61
4
6
3
6
     

Belgium vs. Serbia and Montenegro[edit]


Belgium
3
Tennis Club Gemax, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro[4]
29 April – 1 May 2005
Clay

Serbia and Montenegro
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Serbia and Montenegro
Christophe Rochus
Janko Tipsarević
6
2
6
4
5
7
4
6
1
6
 
2 Belgium
Serbia and Montenegro
Olivier Rochus
Novak Djokovic
1
6
7
5
63
77
6
1
6
3
 
3 Belgium
Serbia and Montenegro
Dick Norman / Kristof Vliegen
Dušan Vemić / Nenad Zimonjić
6
3
6
4
3
6
6
4
   
4 Belgium
Serbia and Montenegro
Olivier Rochus
Janko Tipsarević
710
68
6
3
63
77
2
6
4
6
 
5 Belgium
Serbia and Montenegro
Kristof Vliegen
Novak Djokovic
6
3
6
3
3
6
6
2
   

Italy vs. Morocco[edit]


Italy
4
Foro Italico, Rome, Italy[5]
28 – 30 April 2005
Clay

Morocco
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Morocco
Potito Starace
Mounir El Aarej
6
0
3
6
7
5
6
0
   
2 Italy
Morocco
Filippo Volandri
Younes El Aynaoui
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
3 Italy
Morocco
Daniele Bracciali / Giorgio Galimberti
Younes El Aynaoui / Mehdi Tahiri
7
5
6
1
6
2
     
4 Italy
Morocco
Filippo Volandri
Mounir El Aarej
3
6
6
1
1
6
     
5 Italy
Morocco
Potito Starace
Mehdi Tahiri
6
1
3
6
6
4
     

South Africa vs. Germany[edit]


South Africa
2
Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Doornfontein, South Africa[6]
4 – 6 March 2005
Hard (indoor)

Germany
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 South Africa
Germany
Wesley Moodie
Nicolas Kiefer
6
4
77
63
64
77
3
6
2
6
 
2 South Africa
Germany
Wayne Ferreira
Tommy Haas
3
6
0
6
63
77
     
3 South Africa
Germany
Jeff Coetzee / Wesley Moodie
Nicolas Kiefer / Rainer Schüttler
6
3
77
64
7
5
     
4 South Africa
Germany
Wesley Moodie
Tommy Haas
65
77
6
2
4
6
6
3
10
8
 
5 South Africa
Germany
Wayne Ferreira
Rainer Schüttler
1
6
2
6
4
6
     

First Round Play-offs Matches[edit]

Luxembourg vs. Morocco[edit]


Luxembourg
3
National Tennis Centre, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg[7]
15 – 17 July 2005
Hard (indoor)

Morocco
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Luxembourg
Morocco
Gilles Müller
Mehdi Tahiri
711
69
4
6
61
77
77
62
4
6
 
2 Luxembourg
Morocco
Gilles Kremer
Mounir El Aarej
6
3
7
5
6
4
     
3 Luxembourg
Morocco
Gilles Müller / Mike Scheidweiler
Mounir El Aarej / Mehdi Tahiri
6
0
6
4
5
7
77
62
   
4 Luxembourg
Morocco
Gilles Müller
Mounir El Aarej
6
3
6
4
64
77
6
3
   
5 Luxembourg
Morocco
Laurent Bram
Mehdi Tahiri
5
7
4
6
       

Second Round Play-offs Matches[edit]

Israel vs. Zimbabwe[edit]


Israel
4
Harare City Sports Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe[8]
23 – 25 September 2005
Hard (indoor)

Zimbabwe
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Israel
Zimbabwe
Dudi Sela
Wayne Black
1
6
64
77
77
62
3
6
   
2 Israel
Zimbabwe
Noam Okun
Genius Chidzikwe
6
2
77
63
6
3
     
3 Israel
Zimbabwe
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Wayne Black / Gwinyai Tongoona
6
2
6
3
6
3
     
4 Israel
Zimbabwe
Dudi Sela
Genius Chidzikwe
6
4
6
4
6
3
     
5 Israel
Zimbabwe
Noam Okun
Stefan D'Almeida
6
0
6
2
       

Morocco vs. South Africa[edit]


Morocco
4
Club Olympic de Tennis Khemisset, Khemisset, Morocco[9]
23 – 25 September 2005
Clay

South Africa
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Morocco
South Africa
Mounir El Aarej
Justin Bower
6
4
6
4
3
6
4
6
8
6
 
2 Morocco
South Africa
Mehdi Tahiri
Rik De Voest
2
6
6
2
6
4
4
6
6
2
 
3 Morocco
South Africa
Talal Ouahabi / Mehdi Ziadi
Jeff Coetzee / Chris Haggard
64
77
77
62
6
4
3
6
5
7
 
4 Morocco
South Africa
Mounir El Aarej
Rik De Voest
6
3
6
4
7
5
     
5 Morocco
South Africa
Mehdi Tahiri
Justin Bower
7
5
77
62
       

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serbia and Montenegro v Zimbabwe". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ "Luxembourg v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ "Israel v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ "Serbia and Montenegro v Belgium". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ "Italy v Morocco". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ "South Africa v Germany". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ "Luxembourg v Morocco". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ "Zimbabwe v Israel". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ "Morocco v South Africa". daviscup.com. 

Main Draw