2010 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 2010.

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
17-19 Sep
1st round play-offs
9–11 July
1st round
5–7 March
2nd round
7–9 May
                                     
 
    1   Austria    
       bye       Bad Gleichenberg, Austria
(indoor hard, 5–7 March)
     bye         1   Austria 3
      Slovakia           Slovakia 2
      Slovakia  
  Minsk, Belarus (hard)        bye    
      Slovakia 4  
      Belarus 1    
    3   Netherlands    
       bye       Zoetermeer, Netherlands (indoor hard)
3   Netherlands 4       3   Netherlands 1
      Belarus 1   Castellaneta, Italy (clay)       Italy 4
      Italy 5
        Belarus 0  
  Sopot, Poland (indoor hard)
        Poland 2  
        Finland 3     Pretoria, South Africa (hard)
      Poland             Finland 0
     bye       4   South Africa 4
     bye  
  Riga, Latvia (indoor carpet)     4   South Africa    
      Poland 3  
      Latvia 2     Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (indoor hard)
        Ukraine 4  
        Latvia 1     Bucharest, Romania (clay)
    Latvia             Ukraine 1
     bye       2   Romania 3
     bye  
    2   Romania    
 Belarus and  Latvia
relegated to Group II in 2011.
 Austria,  Italy,  South Africa, and  Romania
advance to World Group Play-off.

First Round Matches[edit]

Italy vs. Belarus[edit]


Italy
5
Nova Yardinia, Castellaneta Marina, Italy
5–7 March 2010
clay (outdoor)

Belarus
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Belarus
Potito Starace
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
4
6
1
6
2
     
2 Italy
Belarus
Fabio Fognini
Alexander Bury
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
3 Italy
Belarus
Simone Bolelli / Filippo Volandri
Uladzimir Ignatik / Max Mirnyi
6
1
6
4
6
2
     
4 Italy
Belarus
Simone Bolelli
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
3
6
3
       
5 Italy
Belarus
Filippo Volandri
Andrei Vasilevski
77
63
6
3
       

Poland vs. Finland[edit]


Poland
2
Hala 100-lecia Sopotu, Sopot, Poland
5–7 March 2010
hard (indoor)

Finland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Poland
Finland
Michał Przysiężny
Jarkko Nieminen
77
65
64
77
77
65
67
79
4
6
 
2 Poland
Finland
Łukasz Kubot
Henri Kontinen
6
4
6
2
77
65
     
3 Poland
Finland
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
Henri Kontinen / Jarkko Nieminen
6
4
77
64
4
6
6
3
   
4 Poland
Finland
Łukasz Kubot
Jarkko Nieminen
4
6
66
78
77
64
6
2
5
7
 
5 Poland
Finland
Michał Przysiężny
Henri Kontinen
4
6
6
3
77
64
64
77
5
7
 

Ukraine vs. Latvia[edit]


Ukraine
4
Megaron Tennis Club, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
5–7 March 2010
hard (indoor)

Latvia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ukraine
Latvia
Illya Marchenko
Andis Juška
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
2 Ukraine
Latvia
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Deniss Pavlovs
6
2
6
3
6
4
     
3 Ukraine
Latvia
Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Andis Juška / Deniss Pavlovs
64
77
3
6
2
6
     
4 Ukraine
Latvia
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Andis Juška
6
2
5
7
6
4
77
62
   
5 Ukraine
Latvia
Ivan Sergeyev
Karlis Lejnieks
6
4
66
78
6
1
     

Second Round Matches[edit]

Austria vs. Slovakia[edit]


Austria
3
Gleichenberg-Halle, Bad Gleichenberg, Austria
5–7 March 2010
hard (indoor)

Slovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Austria
Slovakia
Daniel Köllerer
Lukáš Lacko
6
2
2
6
65
77
3
6
   
2 Austria
Slovakia
Jürgen Melzer
Martin Kližan
6
3
6
3
7
5
     
3 Austria
Slovakia
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
3
6
6
1
6
3
6
2
   
4 Austria
Slovakia
Jürgen Melzer
Lukáš Lacko
77
62
7
5
7
5
     
5 Austria
Slovakia
Daniel Köllerer
Martin Kližan
2
6
63
77
       

Netherlands vs. Italy[edit]


Netherlands
1
PWA Silverdome, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
7 – 9 May
Hard – Indoors

Italy
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Netherlands
Italy
Thiemo de Bakker
Simone Bolelli
65
77
65
77
3
6
     
2 Netherlands
Italy
Robin Haase
Potito Starace
5
7
3
6
6
2
62
77
   
3 Netherlands
Italy
Robin Haase / Igor Sijsling
Simone Bolelli / Potito Starace
6
4
3
6
65
77
4
6
   
4 Netherlands
Italy
Igor Sijsling
Paolo Lorenzi
4
6
3
6
       
5 Netherlands
Italy
Robin Haase
Daniele Bracciali
79
67
7
5
       

Finland vs. South Africa[edit]


Finland
0
Groenkloof Tennis Stadium, Pretoria, South Africa
7 – 9 May
Hard, Outdoors

South Africa
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Finland
South Africa
Harri Helliovaara
Izak van der Merwe
3
6
4
6
6
3
3
6
   
2 Finland
South Africa
Jarkko Nieminen
Rik de Voest
7
5
3
6
2
6
7
5
3
6
 
3 Finland
South Africa
Harri Helliovaara / Jarkko Nieminen
Rik de Voest / Wesley Moodie
2
6
3
6
4
6
     
4 Finland
South Africa
Timo Nieminen
Izak van der Merwe
3
6
4
6
       
5 Finland
South Africa
Harri Helliovaara
Rik de Voest
          not
played

Ukraine vs. Romania[edit]


Ukraine
1
Arenele BNR, Bucureşti, Bucharest, Romania
7 – 9 May
Clay, Outdoors

Romania
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ukraine
Romania
Illya Marchenko
Victor Hănescu
61
77
5
7
4
6
     
2 Ukraine
Romania
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Adrian Ungur
6
2
63
77
7
5
7
5
   
3 Ukraine
Romania
Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Victor Hănescu / Horia Tecău
4
6
4
6
2
6
     
4 Ukraine
Romania
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Victor Hănescu
4
6
2
6
5
7
     
5 Ukraine
Romania
Ivan Sergeyev
Marius Copil
6
4
1
2
      not
completed

First Round Play-Offs[edit]

Netherlands vs. Belarus[edit]


Netherlands
4
Republic Olympic Training Centre for Tennis, Minsk, Belarus
9 – 11 July
Hard, Outdoors

Belarus
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Netherlands
Belarus
Thiemo de Bakker
Andrei Vasilevski
6
2
6
2
7
5
     
2 Netherlands
Belarus
Robin Haase
Uladzimir Ignatik
4
6
5
7
6
3
6
0
6
3
 
3 Netherlands
Belarus
Igor Sijsling / Thiemo de Bakker
Max Mirnyi / Uladzimir Ignatik
7
5
3
6
66
78
6
4
3
6
 
4 Netherlands
Belarus
Thiemo de Bakker
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
1
77
65
64
77
6
4
   
5 Netherlands
Belarus
Robin Haase
Andrei Vasilevski
6
3
6
4
       

Second Round Play-Offs[edit]

Slovakia vs. Belarus[edit]


Slovakia
4
Republic Olympic Training Center for Tennis, Minsk, Belarus
17 – 19 September
Hard

Belarus
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Belarus
Martin Kližan
Uladzimir Ignatik
69
711
2
6
2
6
     
2 Slovakia
Belarus
Lukáš Lacko
Siarhei Betau
6
0
6
4
6
4
     
3 Slovakia
Belarus
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
Uladzimir Ignatik / Max Mirnyi
77
65
78
66
3
6
4
6
6
4
 
4 Slovakia
Belarus
Lukáš Lacko
Uladzimir Ignatik
6
1
3
6
6
1
67
79
6
4
 
5 Slovakia
Belarus
Martin Kližan
Siarhei Betau
77
62
6
2
       

Poland vs. Latvia[edit]


Poland
3
Olympic Sports Centre, Riga, Latvia
17 – 19 September
Carpet

Latvia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Poland
Latvia
Michał Przysiężny
Andis Juška
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2 Poland
Latvia
Jerzy Janowicz
Ernests Gulbis
4
6
4
6
6
3
2
6
   
3 Poland
Latvia
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
Andis Juška / Deniss Pavlovs
6
3
6
4
77
64
     
4 Poland
Latvia
Michał Przysiężny
Ernests Gulbis
77
65
1
6
2
6
5
7
   
5 Poland
Latvia
Jerzy Janowicz
Kārlis Lejnieks
7
5
6
4
77
63
     

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