ITF Press Release Jan 09, 2011: Zone Groups draw, The ITF has announced the draw for the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Americas Zone Group I and Asia/Oceania Group I competitions that will take place during the week starting 30 January. The draw was held in London on 9 January.
Fed Cup by BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in women’s sport, with 90 nations entered in 2012. The event was established in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the ITF.
The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Fed Cup. Adecco (Official HR Sponsor) and BoscoSport (Official Clothing Sponsor) are international sponsors, and Wilson Sporting Goods (Official Ball) is an international partner. Follow all the action on the official Fed Cup by BNP Paribas websites: www.fedcup.com and www.fedcup.com/es
EUROPE/AFRICA ZONE GROUP I
Dates: 1-4 February, Venue: Municipal Tennis Club, Eilat, Israel, Surface: Outdoor hard.
AMERICAS ZONE GROUP I
Dates: 30 January – 4 February, Venue: Graciosa Country Club, Curitiba, Brazil, Surface: Outdoor clay.
ASIA/OCEANIA ZONE GROUP I
Dates: 1-4 February, Venue: Shenzhen Luohu Tennis Center, Shenzhen, China, Surface: Outdoor hard