2006 Fed Cup Americas Zone Group I – Play-offs

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The Play-offs of the 2006 Fed Cup Americas Zone Group I were the final stages of the Group I Zonal Competition involving teams from the Americas. Using the positions determined in their pools, the eight teams faced off to determine their placing in the 2006 Fed Cup Americas Zone Group I, the top countries of each pool played for first to second, while the bottom two of each pool competed for fifth to eighth. The team that ended up placing first overall advanced to World Group II Play-offs, whilst those coming in seventh were relegated down to Group II for the next year.

Placing Pool A Pool B
1  Canada  Brazil
2  Mexico  Puerto Rico
3  Chile  Colombia
4  Uruguay  Cuba

Promotional Play-Offs[edit]

The first placed teams of each pool were placed against each other in two head-to-head rounds. The winner of the rounds advanced to the World Group II Play-offs, where they would get a chance to advance to the World Group II for next year.

Canada vs. Brazil[edit]


Canada
3
Club Campestre de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
22 April 2006
Red clay (outdoors)

Brazil
0
1 2 3
1 Canada
Brazil
Stéphanie Dubois
Jenifer Widjaja
3
6
6
4
7
5
 
2 Canada
Brazil
Aleksandra Wozniak
Maria Fernanda Alves
6
4
6
0
   
3 Canada
Brazil
Sharon Fichman / Aleksandra Wozniak
Larissa Carvalho / Leticia Sobral
3
0
     
retired

[1]

Third to Fourth Play-off[edit]

The second placed teams of each pool were placed against each other in a tie. The winner of the tie was allocated third place in the Group while the loser was allocated fourth.

Mexico vs. Puerto Rico[edit]


Mexico
1
Club Campestre de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
22 April 2006
Red clay (outdoors)

Puerto Rico
2
1 2 3
1 Mexico
Puerto Rico
Erika Clarke Magana
Vilmarie Castellvi
1
6
1
6
   
2 Mexico
Puerto Rico
Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
Kristina Brandi
2
6
2
6
   
3 Mexico
Puerto Rico
Erika Clarke Magana / Lorena Villalobos Cruz
Kristina Brandi / Vilmarie Castellvi
6
1
7
5
   

[2]

Relegation Play-Offs[edit]

The last and second-to-last placed teams of each pool were placed against each other in two head-to-head rounds. The losing team of the rounds were relegated to Group II for next year.

Chile vs. Cuba[edit]


Chile
2
Club Campestre de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
22 April 2006
Red clay (outdoors)

Cuba
0
1 2 3
1 Chile
Cuba
Valentina Castro
Yanet Núñez Mojarena
6
1
1
6
6
3
 
2 Chile
Cuba
Andrea Koch-Benvenuto
Yamile Fors Guerra
77
63
6
4
   
3 Chile
Cuba
Valentina Castro / Andrea Koch-Benvenuto
Yamile Fors Guerra / Yanet Núñez Mojarena
      not
played

[3]

Uruguay vs. Colombia[edit]


Uruguay
1
Club Campestre de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
22 April 2006
Red clay (outdoors)

Colombia
2
1 2 3
1 Uruguay
Colombia
María Eugenia Roca Recarey
Viky Núñez Fuentes
77
65
6
2
   
2 Uruguay
Colombia
Estefanía Craciun
Mariana Duque Mariño
1
6
6
1
4
6
 
3 Uruguay
Colombia
Estefanía Craciun / Ana Lucía Migliarini de León
Mariana Duque Mariño / Viky Núñez Fuentes
6
4
4
6
5
7
 

[4]

Final Placements[edit]

Placing Teams
Promoted  Canada
Second  Brazil
Third  Puerto Rico
Fourth  Mexico
Fifth  Chile
 Colombia
Relegated  Cuba
 Uruguay
  •  Canada advanced to the World Group II Play-offs, and were drawn against  Argentina, where they won 3–2. The team thus advanced to World Group II for the next year.[5]
  •  Cuba and  Uruguay were relegated down to Americas Zone Group II for the next year. The Uruguayans placed equal first, and thus advanced back to Group I for 2008, while the Cubans did not compete.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada v Brazil". fedcup.com. 
  2. ^ "Mexico v Puerto Rico". fedcup.com. 
  3. ^ "Chile v Cuba". fedcup.com. 
  4. ^ "Uruguay v Colombia". fedcup.com. 
  5. ^ "Fed Cup Profile, Canada". fedcup.com. 
  6. ^ "Fed Cup Profile, Cuba". fedcup.com. 
  7. ^ "Fed Cup Profile, Uruguay". fedcup.com. 

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