CHISINAU, MOLDOVA: The play-off places for Saturday's denouement in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Zone Group III event at the Terraten Club have been decided after an exciting last day of round robin action.
Denmark secured a place in the promotion play-offs after a surprise victory over Morocco 3-0. Maria Jespersen defeated Nadia Lalami 61 76(4) and Mai Grage overcame Fatima El Allami 63 61 before the doubles pairing of Martine Ditlev and Malou Ejdesgaard combined to defeat Lalami and Lina Qostal 62 63.
The Danes will play Liechtenstein on Saturday despite a 3-0 loss for Daniel Kieber's side on Friday. Assured of top spot in Pool D after successive 3-0 victories over Madagascar and Norway, Liechtenstein fielded a young side against Cyprus and fell to a 3-0 defeat.
The other promotion play-off will be contested by Egypt and hosts Moldova. The former cruised to an easy victory over Malta on Friday while the latter battled to a tense win over Ireland 2-1.
In Friday's other tie, Madagascar overcame Norway 2-1.