Russia maintained their place in Europe/Africa Zone Group I for 2015 following a 4-1 victory over Portugal in their relegation play-off. Andrey Kuznetsov earned Russia's first point with a 62 64 64 victory over Gastao Elias before Evgeny Donskoy added a second point for the Russians, defeating Joao Sousa 76(7) 64 36 61.
Konstantin Kravchuk then teamed up with 17-year-old Andrey Rublev in the doubles knowing a win would secure the tie. The pair did not disappoint, defeating Elias and Sousa 63 64 64 to hand Russia an insurmountable 3-0 lead. The two nations split the dead rubbers meaning Russia earned a 4-1 win.