2009 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

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Countries participating in the 2009 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

The European and African Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2009.

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
18–20 September
1st round play-offs
10–12 July
1st round
6–8 March
2nd round
6–8 March
                                     
 
      Slovakia  
     bye     Cagliari, Italy (clay)
    Slovakia         Slovakia 1
   bye       Italy 4
    Italy
  Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)      bye  
    Slovakia 5  
    Macedonia 0    
      Belarus  
  Minsk, Belarus (hard)    bye     Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)
  Belarus 4         Belarus 0
    Macedonia 1   Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)     South Africa 5
    South Africa 5
      Macedonia 0  
 
     bye  
      Ukraine     Renfrewshire, Great Britain (indoor hard)
   bye         Ukraine 4
    Great Britain       Great Britain 1
   bye
  Liverpool, Great Britain (indoor hard)       Great Britain  
    Great Britain 2  
    Poland 3    
     bye  
      Poland     Liège, Belgium (clay)
  Poland         Poland 1
   bye       Belgium 4
   bye
      Belgium  
 Macedonia and  Great Britain
relegated to Group II in 2010.
 Italy,  South Africa,  Ukraine, and  Belgium
advance to World Group Play-off.

First Round Matches[edit]

South Africa vs. Macedonia[edit]


South Africa
5
Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa
6–8 March 2009
hard (outdoor)

Macedonia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 South Africa
Republic of Macedonia
Izak van der Merwe
Predrag Rusevski
2
6
6
2
6
2
6
4
   
2 South Africa
Republic of Macedonia
Rik de Voest
Lazar Magdincev
6
3
6
2
6
1
     
3 South Africa
Republic of Macedonia
Jeff Coetzee / Rik de Voest
Lazar Magdincev / Predrag Rusevski
6
1
77
61
6
2
     
4 South Africa
Republic of Macedonia
Raven Klaasen
Ilija Martinoski
6
2
6
2
       
5 South Africa
Republic of Macedonia
Izak van der Merwe
Dimitar Grabuloski
6
4
6
0
       

Second Round Matches[edit]

Slovakia vs. Italy[edit]


Slovakia
1
Tennis Club Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
6–8 March 2009
clay (outdoor)

Italy
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Italy
Dominik Hrbatý
Potito Starace
1
6
2
6
4
6
     
2 Slovakia
Italy
Lukáš Lacko
Fabio Fognini
6
1
3
6
2
6
6
1
1
6
 
3 Slovakia
Italy
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
Flavio Cipolla / Potito Starace
7
5
4
6
6
0
2
6
9
7
 
4 Slovakia
Italy
Dominik Hrbatý
Fabio Fognini
61
77
1
6
3
6
     
5 Slovakia
Italy
Lukáš Lacko
Flavio Cipolla
2
6
5
7
       

Belarus vs. South Africa[edit]


Belarus
0
Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
8–10 May 2009
hard (outdoor)

South Africa
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belarus
South Africa
Uladzimir Ignatik
Izak van der Merwe
4
6
3
4
      retired
 
2 Belarus
South Africa
Andrei Karatchenia
Rik de Voest
1
6
4
6
1
6
     
3 Belarus
South Africa
Siarhei Betau / Max Mirnyi
Jeff Coetzee / Rik de Voest
3
6
4
6
65
77
     
4 Belarus
South Africa
Siarhei Betau
Raven Klaasen
1
6
4
6
       
5 Belarus
South Africa
Andrei Karatchenia
Izak van der Merwe
1
6
3
6
       

Ukraine vs. Great Britain[edit]


Ukraine
4
Braehead Arena, Renfrewshire, Scotland, Great Britain
6–8 March 2009
hard (indoor)

Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ukraine
United Kingdom
Illya Marchenko
Josh Goodall
77
62
77
65
77
65
     
2 Ukraine
United Kingdom
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Chris Eaton
6
3
3
6
6
3
6
4
   
3 Ukraine
United Kingdom
Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Colin Fleming / Ross Hutchins
6
4
3
6
6
3
5
7
6
4
 
4 Ukraine
United Kingdom
Ivan Sergeyev
Josh Goodall
77
63
6
3
       
5 Ukraine
United Kingdom
Illya Marchenko
Chris Eaton
3
6
6
4
65
77
     

Poland vs. Belgium[edit]


Poland
1
Country Hall du Sart-Tilman, Liège, Belgium
6–8 March 2009
clay (indoor)

Belgium
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Poland
Belgium
Michał Przysiężny
Kristof Vliegen
6
1
3
6
4
6
6
1
3
6
 
2 Poland
Belgium
Jerzy Janowicz
Xavier Malisse
6
7
3
6
3
6
     
3 Poland
Belgium
Marcin Matkowski / Grzegorz Panfil
Steve Darcis / Olivier Rochus
3
6
61
77
3
6
     
4 Poland
Belgium
Jerzy Janowicz
Kristof Vliegen
6
2
6
4
       
5 Poland
Belgium
Grzegorz Panfil
Xavier Malisse
3
6
2
6
       

First Round Play-offs Matches[edit]

Belarus vs. Macedonia[edit]


Belarus
4
Republic Olympic Training Center for Tennis, Minsk, Belarus
10–12 July 2009
hard (outdoor)

Macedonia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belarus
Republic of Macedonia
Andrei Vasilevski
Dimitar Grabuloski
7
5
77
62
3
6
65
77
3
6
 
2 Belarus
Republic of Macedonia
Uladzimir Ignatik
Lazar Magdincev
6
2
7
5
6
3
     
3 Belarus
Republic of Macedonia
Alexander Bury / Max Mirnyi
Dimitar Grabuloski / Lazar Magdincev
6
1
77
62
6
1
     
4 Belarus
Republic of Macedonia
Uladzimir Ignatik
Dimitar Grabuloski
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
5 Belarus
Republic of Macedonia
Andrei Vasilevski
Lazar Magdincev
6
4
6
2
       

Second Round Play-offs Matches[edit]

Slovakia vs. Macedonia[edit]


Slovakia
5
Sibamac Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia
18–20 September 2009
Hard (Indoor)

Macedonia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Dominik Hrbatý
Dimitar Grabuloski
6
2
6
4
6
4
     
2 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Lukáš Lacko
Lazar Magdincev
6
1
6
1
6
3
     
3 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Martin Kližan / Filip Polášek
Dimitar Grabuloski / Lazar Magdincev
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
4 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Lukáš Lacko
Shendrit Deari
6
3
6
0
       
5 Slovakia
Republic of Macedonia
Dominik Hrbatý
Tomislav Jotovski
6
0
6
0
       

Great Britain vs. Poland[edit]


Great Britain
2
Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, Great Britain
18–20 September 2009
Hard (Indoor)

Poland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Poland
Andy Murray
Michał Przysiężny
6
4
6
2
6
4
     
2 United Kingdom
Poland
Daniel Evans
Jerzy Janowicz
3
6
3
6
65
77
     
3 United Kingdom
Poland
Ross Hutchins / Andy Murray
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
5
7
6
3
3
6
2
6
   
4 United Kingdom
Poland
Andy Murray
Jerzy Janowicz
6
3
6
4
6
3
     
5 United Kingdom
Poland
Daniel Evans
Michał Przysiężny
2
6
1
6
5
7
     

External links[edit]