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Group II Europe/Africa 2nd Round

05 Apr - 07 Apr 2013, Castleknock Tennis Club, Dublin, Ireland, Hard, Indoor

Team nominations

    • James MCGEE
    • Date of birth:  10 Jun 1987
    • Singles ranking:  182
    • Doubles ranking:  1260=
    • Sam BARRY
    • Date of birth:  27 Jan 1992
    • Singles ranking:  481
    • Doubles ranking:  251
    • Daniel GLANCY
    • Date of birth:  13 Nov 1988
    • Singles ranking:  894
    • Doubles ranking:  508
    • Colin O'BRIEN
    • Date of birth:  17 Apr 1984
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking: 
  • Captain Garry CAHILL
    • Jarkko NIEMINEN
    • Date of birth:  23 Jul 1981
    • Singles ranking:  135
    • Doubles ranking:  184
    • Harri HELIOVAARA
    • Date of birth:  04 Jun 1989
    • Singles ranking:  858
    • Doubles ranking:  751
    • Micke KONTINEN
    • Date of birth:  18 Dec 1992
    • Singles ranking:  553
    • Doubles ranking:  863
    • Henri KONTINEN
    • Date of birth:  19 Jun 1990
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking:  33
  • Captain Kim TIILIKAINEN

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  • Tie Summary

    An eighth meeting between these two nations in a series dating back to 1953. This is their first meeting since 2006; Finland leads Ireland 4-3 and has won their last two meetings.

    Hosts Ireland are into the second round of Group II for the first time in three years. For the last two years they lost their opening round tie to Luxembourg and then Hungary which meant they had to save their Group II status in relegation play-offs. Their fortunes changed this year when they beat Estonia in a decisive fifth rubber in Dublin.

    Finland on the other hand are looking for immediate return to Group I. Having returned to Group I three years ago, they dropped back again this year after losing all of their 2012 ties, to Netherlands, Romania and Denmark. Their campaign this year began against Bulgaria whom they also defeated in a decisive fifth rubber in Sofia.

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