2020 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone

The Europe/Africa Zone is one of three zones of regional competition in the 2020 Fed Cup.

Group I

  • Venue 1: Tallink Tennis Center, Tallinn, Estonia (indoor hard)
  • Venue 2: Centre National de Tennis, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (indoor hard)
  • Date: 5–8 February

The thirteen teams were split across the two venues, with 7 teams competing in Tallinn and the other 6 competing in Esch-sur-Alzette. In Tallinn, the seven teams were split into two Pools of three and four teams with the teams finishing 1st and 2nd place in the pool competing in promotional playoffs for advancement to the World Group Play-offs. In Esch-sur-Alzette, the nations were split into two pools of 3 teams, with the nations finishing first and second competing in promotional playoffs for advancement to the World Group Play-offs. The nations finishing last in the each of the pools competed in relegation playoffs, with one nation from each venue relegated to Group II in 2021. [1]

Seeding

Pot Nation Rank1 Seed
1
 Serbia 21 1
 Ukraine 23 2
 Italy 24 3
 Poland 26 4
2
 Croatia 28 5
 Sweden 29 6
 Estonia 38 7
 Turkey 39 8
3
 Austria 40 9
 Bulgaria 42 10
 Luxembourg 44 11
 Greece 45 12
 Slovenia 49 13
  • 1Fed Cup Rankings as of 11 November 2019

Pools

Pool A (Tallinn) UKR CRO BUL
1  Ukraine
2  Croatia
3  Bulgaria
Pool B (Tallinn) ITA EST AUT GRE
1  Italy
2  Estonia
3  Austria
4  Greece
Pool A (Esch-sur-Alzette) SRB SWE LUX
1  Serbia
2  Sweden
3  Luxembourg
Pool B (Esch-sur-Alzette) POL TUR SLO
1  Poland
2  Turkey
3  Slovenia

Group II

  • Venue: Tali Tennis Center, Helsinki, Finland (indoor hard)
  • Dates: 4–7 February

The eight teams are split into two pools of 4. The 1st and 2nd placed teams of each pool will play-off to determine the nation advancing to Group I in 2021. The third and fourth placed teams will play-off to determine the nations relegated to Group III in 2021. [2]

Seeding

Pot Nation Rank1 Seed
1
 Israel 52 1
 Denmark 55 2
2
 Tunisia 61 3
 Portugal 62 4
3
 Georgia 64 5
 Finland 65 6
4
 Egypt 67 7
 Moldova 88 8
  • 1Fed Cup Rankings as of 11 November 2019

Pools

Pool A ISR
1  Israel
2
3
4
Pool B DEN
1  Denmark
2
3
4

Group III

  • Venue: SEB Arena, Vilnius, Lithuania (hard)
  • Dates: 8–13 June
Participating teams

References

  1. ^ "Group I Europe/Africa 2020". www.fedcup.com.
  2. ^ "Group II Europe/Africa 2020". www.fedcup.com.

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