Fed Cup Thread
Americas Zone Group I 2004
Venue: Capitania Porto Seguro Hotel, Porto Seguro, Brazil
Surface: Red Clay (Outdoors)
Dates: Week Commencing April 19th, 2004
Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay Format: Nine (9) teams are scheduled to compete in Group I and will be drawn into two Round Robin pools, Pool A with four (4) teams and Pool B with five (5) teams. Seed no.1 will be placed in Pool A. Round Robin Ties for Pool B will be played on Monday-Friday and for Pool A will be played on Tuesday- Friday.
The following Ties will be played on Saturday:
The teams that finish first in each Pool will play off against the teams that finish second in the opposite Pool. This will determine which two teams will be promoted to the 2004 World Group Play Offs in July.
The team that finishes in 3rd position in Pool A will play off against the team that finishes in 5th position in Pool B. The team that finishes in 4th position in Pool A will play off against the team that finishes in 4th position in Pool B. The losers of these play off Ties will be demoted to Group II in 2005.
The team that finishes 3rd in Pool B will not be required to play on Saturday.
Please note that the ITF may amend the format if any of the nominated teams withdraw.
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