2012 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I

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The Europe and Africa Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2012.

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

Draw[edit]

Draw[edit]

  2nd round play-offs
14–16 Sep / 19–21 Oct
1st round play-offs
14–16 September
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
                                     
 
    1   Israel  
     bye     Israel
   bye       1   Israel 3
    Portugal       Portugal 2
    Portugal
  Slovak Republic      bye  
    Portugal 1  
    Slovakia 3    
    3   Belgium  
     bye     Great Britain
 bye       3   Belgium 4
    Slovakia   Great Britain     Great Britain 1
    Great Britain 3
      Slovakia 2  
  Netherlands
      Finland 0  
  Cluj-Napoca, Romania (indoor)     Netherlands 5     Netherlands
    Finland 2         Netherlands 5
  4   Romania 3     4   Romania 0
   bye
  Finland     4   Romania  
    Finland 1  
    Denmark 4     Slovenia
      Denmark 0  
      Slovenia 5     South Africa
  Denmark         Slovenia 1
   bye     2   South Africa 4
   bye
    2   South Africa  
 Portugal and  Finland
relegated to Group II in 2013.
 Israel,  Belgium,  Netherlands, and  South Africa
advance to World Group Play-off.

First round[edit]

Great Britain vs. Slovakia[edit]


Great Britain
3
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Great Britain[1]
10–12 February 2012
hard (indoor)

Slovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Slovakia
Daniel Evans
Lukáš Lacko
6
3
7
5
7
5
     
2 United Kingdom
Slovakia
James Ward
Martin Kližan
2
6
6
4
4
6
64
77
   
3 United Kingdom
Slovakia
Colin Fleming / Ross Hutchins
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
6
3
77
64
0
6
6
3
   
4 United Kingdom
Slovakia
James Ward
Lukáš Lacko
69
711
1
6
3
6
     
5 United Kingdom
Slovakia
Daniel Evans
Martin Kližan
6
1
6
1
4
6
3
6
6
3
 

Finland vs. Netherlands[edit]


Finland
0
Maaspoort Sports end Events, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands[2]
10–12 February 2012
hard (indoor)

Netherlands
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Finland
Netherlands
Juho Paukku
Robin Haase
1
6
1
6
1
6
     
2 Finland
Netherlands
Timo Nieminen
Thiemo de Bakker
1
6
5
7
3
6
     
3 Finland
Netherlands
Harri Heliövaara / Jarkko Nieminen
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
2
6
64
77
2
6
     
4 Finland
Netherlands
Harri Heliövaara
Jesse Huta Galung
2
6
4
6
       
5 Finland
Netherlands
Juho Paukku
Thiemo de Bakker
6
3
3
6
2
6
     

Denmark vs. Slovenia[edit]


Denmark
0
Rdeca Dvorana SRZ, Velenje, Slovenia[3]
10–12 February 2012
hard (indoor)

Slovenia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Denmark
Slovenia
Kristian Pless
Grega Žemlja
0
6
1
6
4
6
     
2 Denmark
Slovenia
Frederik Nielsen
Blaž Kavčič
2
6
4
6
4
6
     
3 Denmark
Slovenia
Thomas Kromann / Frederik Nielsen
Blaž Kavčič / Grega Žemlja
4
6
77
65
4
6
5
7
   
4 Denmark
Slovenia
Thomas Kromann
Aljaž Bedene
3
6
6
3
4
6
     
5 Denmark
Slovenia
Kristian Pless
Janez Semrajc
65
77
3
6
       

Second round[edit]

Israel vs. Portugal[edit]


Israel
3
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[4]
6–8 April 2012
hard (outdoor)

Portugal
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Israel
Portugal
Dudi Sela
Frederico Gil
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2 Israel
Portugal
Amir Weintraub
Rui Machado
5
7
6
3
6
1
7
5
   
3 Israel
Portugal
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Gastão Elias / João Sousa
6
4
6
4
6
3
     
4 Israel
Portugal
Andy Ram
João Sousa
5
7
0
6
       
5 Israel
Portugal
Amir Weintraub
Frederico Gil
6
3
3
6
63
77
     

Belgium vs. Great Britain[edit]


Great Britain
1
Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Great Britain[5]
6–8 April 2012
hard (indoor)

Belgium
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Belgium
Joshua Goodall
Steve Darcis
77
62
3
6
4
6
4
6
   
2 United Kingdom
Belgium
Dan Evans
Olivier Rochus
6
3
4
6
67
79
4
6
   
3 United Kingdom
Belgium
Colin Fleming / Ross Hutchins
Ruben Bemelmans / David Goffin
4
6
7
5
6
3
6
4
   
4 United Kingdom
Belgium
Joshua Goodall
David Goffin
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
5 United Kingdom
Belgium
Dan Evans
Ruben Bemelmans
4
6
4
6
       

Netherlands vs. Romania[edit]


Netherlands
5
Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam, Netherlands[6]
6–8 April 2012
hard (indoor)

Romania
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Netherlands
Romania
Thomas Schoorel
Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
2 Netherlands
Romania
Robin Haase
Andrei Dăescu
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
3 Netherlands
Romania
Jean-Julien Rojer / Igor Sijsling
Andrei Dăescu / Florin Mergea
6
3
77
63
63
77
3
6
9
7
 
4 Netherlands
Romania
Robin Haase
Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
7
5
6
2
       
5 Netherlands
Romania
Thomas Schoorel
Darius Florin Brăguși
6
2
6
2
       

Slovenia vs. South Africa[edit]


South Africa
4
Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa[7]
6–8 April 2012
hard (outdoor)

Slovenia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 South Africa
Slovenia
Ruan Roelofse
Blaž Kavčič
77
64
1
6
1
6
3
6
   
2 South Africa
Slovenia
Izak van der Merwe
Grega Žemlja
6
1
3
6
6
3
6
4
   
3 South Africa
Slovenia
Raven Klaasen / Izak van der Merwe
Blaž Kavčič / Grega Žemlja
65
77
77
64
6
1
6
4
   
4 South Africa
Slovenia
Izak van der Merwe
Blaž Kavčič
77
64
6
4
6
4
     
5 South Africa
Slovenia
Ruan Roelofse
Nik Razboršek
4
6
6
3
77
62
     

First Round Play-off[edit]

Romania vs. Finland[edit]


Romania
3
Sala Sporturilor Horia Demian, Cluj-Napoca, Romania[8]
14–16 September 2012
hard (indoor)

Finland
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Romania
Finland
Victor Crivoi
Jarkko Nieminen
5
7
1
6
2
6
     
2 Romania
Finland
Marius Copil
Harri Heliövaara
3
6
6
4
6
2
6
4
   
3 Romania
Finland
Florin Mergea / Horia Tecău
Jarkko Nieminen / Harri Heliövaara
6
4
77
64
6
1
     
4 Romania
Finland
Marius Copil
Jarkko Nieminen
3
6
5
7
6
1
64
77
   
5 Romania
Finland
Victor Crivoi
Harri Heliövaara
4
6
77
65
62
77
6
3
7
5
 

Second Round Play-off[edit]

Portugal vs. Slovak Republic[edit]


Slovakia
3
Aegon Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia[9]
14–16 September 2012
hard (indoor)

Portugal
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Portugal
Martin Kližan
Gastão Elias
3
6
6
2
77
64
6
2
   
2 Slovakia
Portugal
Lukáš Lacko
João Sousa
4
6
4
6
3
6
     
3 Slovakia
Portugal
Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek
Gastão Elias / Pedro Sousa
7
5
4
6
77
65
6
3
   
4 Slovakia
Portugal
Martin Kližan
João Sousa
6
2
7
5
69
711
6
1
   
5 Slovakia
Portugal
Lukáš Lacko
Gastão Elias
          not
played

Finland vs. Denmark[edit]


Finland
1
Tali Tennis Center, Helsinki, Finland[10]
19–21 October 2012
hard (indoor)

Denmark
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Finland
Denmark
Juho Paukku
Frederik Nielsen
4
6
712
610
77
64
77
65
   
2 Finland
Denmark
Timo Nieminen
Martin Pedersen
2
6
3
6
3
6
     
3 Finland
Denmark
Timo Nieminen / Juho Paukku
Thomas Kromann / Frederik Nielsen
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
4 Finland
Denmark
Timo Nieminen
Frederik Nielsen
3
6
3
6
6
3
6
2
1
6
 
5 Finland
Denmark
Herkko Pollanen
Christoffer Konigsfeldt
3
6
67
79
       

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Britain v Slovakia". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ "Finland v Netherlands". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ "Denmark v Slovenia". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ "Israel v Portugal". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ "Belgium v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ "Netherlands v Romania". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ "Slovenia v South Africa". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ "Romania v Finland". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ "Slovak Republic v Portugal". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ "Finland v Denmark". daviscup.com. 

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