LONDON, GREAT BRITAIN: The Draw for 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas was held at the offices of title sponsor BNP Paribas on 19 September. Alongside the draw for the World Group, four of the six draws for the Zone Groups also took place.
The Zone Group ties in 2013 will be played over three main weekends during the year, with an additional fourth weekend being used if required for Zone Group I relegation play-off ties. The dates are: 1-3 February, 5-7 April, 13-15 September and, if required, 18-20 October.
[s] = Seeded nation
[c] = Choice of ground
[*] = Choice of ground decided by lot
The home nation is listed first for each tie.
Americas Zone Group I
Chile [s] v Bye
Ecuador v Bye
Uruguay [c] v Dominican Republic
Colombia [s] v Bye
Second round tie:
Ecuador [c] v Chile [s]
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
This draw will be held after the remaining Zone Group I relegation play-off tie between Chinese Taipei and New Zealand, which is taking place on 19-21 October.
Europe/Africa Zone Group I
Russia [s] v Bye
Great Britain v Bye
South Africa [s] v Bye
Poland [c] v Slovenia
Finland or Denmark v Romania (Home team not yet known)
Netherlands [s] v Bye
Ukraine [c] v Slovak Republic
Sweden [s] v Bye
Second round tie:
Great Britain [c] [*] v Russia [s]
Americas Zone Group II
Puerto Rico [c] [*] v Mexico [s]
El Salvador [s] [c] [*] v Barbados
Venezuela [s] [c] v Guatemala
Peru [s] [c] [*] v Haiti
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Chinese Taipei or New Zealand [s] v Lebanon (Home team not yet known)
Sri Lanka [c] v Pakistan [s]
Kuwait [c] v Thailand [s]
Syria [c] [*] v Philippines [s]
Europe/Africa Zone Group II
This draw will be held after the remaining Zone Group I relegation play-off tie between Finland and Denmark, which is taking place on 19-21 October.
Greg Rusedski (GBR) - 19/09/2012
Tom Gorman (USA) - 19/09/2012