2007 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

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The European and African Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2007.

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

Participating teams[edit]

Draw[edit]

  2nd round play-offs
21–23 September
1st round play-offs
20–22 July
1st round
9–11 February
2nd round
6–8 April
                                     
 
    S   Slovakia  
     bye     Skopje, Macedonia (clay)
   bye       S   Slovakia 5
    Macedonia       Macedonia 0
    Macedonia
  Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (ind. hard)      bye  
    Macedonia 3  
    Luxembourg 2    
    S   Italy  
  Alghero, Italy (hard)    bye     Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)
S   Italy 4       S   Italy 2
    Luxembourg 1   Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)     Israel 3
    Israel 5
      Luxembourg 0  
  Tbilisi, Georgia (indoor carpet)
      Georgia 3  
      Portugal 2     Belgrade, Serbia (indoor clay)
    Portugal         Georgia 0
   bye     S   Serbia 5
   bye
  Rotterdam, Netherlands (indoor hard)     S   Serbia  
    Portugal 0  
  S   Netherlands 5    
     bye  
      Great Britain     Birmingham, England (indoor hard)
 bye         Great Britain 4
  S   Netherlands     S   Netherlands 1
   bye
    S   Netherlands  
Luxembourg and Portugal
relegated to Group II in 2008.
Slovakia, Israel, Serbia, and Great Britain
advance to World Group Play-off.

First Round Matches[edit]

Israel vs. Luxembourg[edit]


Israel
5
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[1]
9 – 11 February 2007
Hard

Luxembourg
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Israel
Luxembourg
Noam Okun
Gilles Kremer
6
0
6
0
6
1
     
2 Israel
Luxembourg
Dudi Sela
Gilles Müller
4
6
6
4
6
2
77
61
   
3 Israel
Luxembourg
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Laurent Bram / Mike Scheidweiler
77
65
6
0
6
3
     
4 Israel
Luxembourg
Andy Ram
Laurent Bram
6
2
5
7
6
4
     
5 Israel
Luxembourg
Dudi Sela
Gilles Kremer
6
4
7
5
       

Georgia vs. Portugal[edit]


Georgia
3
Tbilisi Sports Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia[2]
9 – 11 February 2007
Carpet (indoor)

Portugal
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Georgia (country)
Portugal
Irakli Labadze
Rui Machado
7
5
6
3
77
63
     
2 Georgia (country)
Portugal
Lado Chikhladze
Frederico Gil
6
3
77
62
63
77
6
4
   
3 Georgia (country)
Portugal
Lado Chikhladze / Irakli Labadze
Gastão Elias / Frederico Gil
78
66
67
79
77
64
5
7
6
3
 
4 Georgia (country)
Portugal
George Chantouria
Pedro Sousa
2
6
4
6
       
5 Georgia (country)
Portugal
George Khrikadze
Gastão Elias
3
6
65
77
       

Second Round Matches[edit]

Slovakia vs. Macedonia[edit]


Slovakia
5
Tennis Club JUG, Skopje, Macedonia
6–8 April 2007
clay (outdoor)

Macedonia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Michal Mertiňák
Lazar Magdinčev
6
3
6
2
4
6
6
4
   
2 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Dominik Hrbatý
Predrag Rusevski
6
2
6
3
6
3
     
3 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Dominik Hrbatý / Michal Mertiňák
Lazar Magdinčev / Predrag Rusevski
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
4 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Pavol Červenák
Ilija Martinoski
6
3
6
4
       
5 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Ivo Klec
Dimitar Grabuloski
6
2
6
3
       

Israel vs. Italy[edit]


Israel
3
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[3]
6 – 8 April 2007
Hard

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Israel
Italy
Dudi Sela
Andreas Seppi
6
3
7
5
1
6
3
6
6
3
 
2 Israel
Italy
Noam Okun
Simone Bolelli
7
5
7
5
6
4
     
3 Israel
Italy
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Daniele Bracciali / Potito Starace
6
3
77
64
77
65
     
4 Israel
Italy
Noam Okun
Andreas Seppi
64
77
61
77
       
5 Israel
Italy
Dudi Sela
Simone Bolelli
5
7
3
6
       

Serbia vs. Georgia[edit]


Serbia
5
Sportski Centar Kovilovo, Belgrade, Serbia[4]
6 – 8 April 2007
Clay (indoor)

Georgia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
Georgia (country)
Novak Djokovic
George Chantouria
6
1
5
0
       
retired
2 Serbia
Georgia (country)
Janko Tipsarević
Lado Chikhladze
6
4
6
4
7
5
     
3 Serbia
Georgia (country)
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Lado Chikhladze / George Khrikadze
7
5
6
4
6
3
     
4 Serbia
Georgia (country)
Ilija Bozoljac
Lado Chikhladze
4
6
6
3
78
66
     
5 Serbia
Georgia (country)
Janko Tipsarević
George Khrikadze
6
0
6
1
       

Great Britain vs. Netherlands[edit]


Great Britain
4
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, Great Britain
6–8 April 2007
hard (indoor)

Netherlands
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Andy Murray
Raemon Sluiter
6
3
7
5
6
2
     
2 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Tim Henman
Robin Haase
77
64
6
3
77
64
     
3 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Jamie Murray / Greg Rusedski
Robin Haase / Rogier Wassen
6
1
3
6
6
3
77
65
   
4 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Jamie Murray
Robin Haase
6
4
60
77
2
6
     
5 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Tim Henman
Igor Sijsling
6
2
6
3
       

First Round Play-offs Matches[edit]

Italy vs. Luxembourg[edit]


Italy
4
Tennis Club Alghero, Alghero, Italy[5]
20 – 22 July 2007
Hard

Luxembourg
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Luxembourg
Potito Starace
Laurent Bram
6
1
6
3
6
4
     
2 Italy
Luxembourg
Andreas Seppi
Gilles Müller
6
1
6
1
6
4
     
3 Italy
Luxembourg
Daniele Bracciali / Potito Starace
Gilles Müller / Mike Scheidweiler
3
6
6
1
4
6
6
4
6
3
 
4 Italy
Luxembourg
Daniele Bracciali
Gilles Kremer
3
6
        retired
 
5 Italy
Luxembourg
Federico Luzzi
Laurent Bram
6
4
6
4
       

Second Round Play-offs Matches[edit]

Macedonia vs. Luxembourg[edit]


Macedonia
3
National Tennis Centre (CNT), Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
21 – 23 September 2007
Hard (indoor)

Luxembourg
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Republic of Macedonia
Luxembourg
Lazar Magdinčev
Gilles Müller
2
6
77
64
6
3
1
6
6
3
 
2 Republic of Macedonia
Luxembourg
Predrag Rusevski
Gilles Kremer
6
4
3
6
6
3
5
7
6
4
 
3 Republic of Macedonia
Luxembourg
Lazar Magdinčev / Predrag Rusevski
Gilles Müller / Mike Scheidweiler
77
64
4
6
7
5
2
6
3
6
 
4 Republic of Macedonia
Luxembourg
Ilija Martinoski
Gilles Müller
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
5 Republic of Macedonia
Luxembourg
Lazar Magdinčev
Gilles Kremer
6
1
6
3
61
77
63
77
6
4
 

Netherlands vs. Portugal[edit]


Netherlands
5
Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands[6]
21 – 23 September 2007
Hard (indoor)

Portugal
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Netherlands
Portugal
Raemon Sluiter
Frederico Gil
6
2
6
1
6
3
     
2 Netherlands
Portugal
Robin Haase
Gastão Elias
6
1
6
1
2
6
5
7
6
2
 
3 Netherlands
Portugal
Jesse Huta Galung / Peter Wessels
Gastão Elias / Frederico Gil
6
2
65
77
77
65
6
3
   
4 Netherlands
Portugal
Robin Haase
Frederico Gil
6
3
6
4
       
5 Netherlands
Portugal
Jesse Huta Galung
Rui Machado
6
3
3
6
6
2
     

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Israel v Luxembourg". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ "Georgia v Portugal". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ "Israel v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ "Serbia v Georgia". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ "Italy v Luxembourg". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ "Netherlands v Portugal". daviscup.com.