Romania won each point during the play-off against Serbia. The Romanian team, without Simona Halep, suspended for doping, succeeded in qualifying after winning against Serbia 4-0.
The play-off between Romania and Serbia was in Kraljevo, Serbia, but the home team didn’t take advantage of playing in front of their fans. It was 0-2 after the first day, and the following matches haven’t made any difference.
After the two victories on Friday (achieved by Gabriela Ruse, 2-0, with Mia Ristic and Jaqueline Cristian, 2-0, with Aleksandra Krunic) and the success on Saturday (achieved by Jaqueline Cristian, 2-1, in front of Lolei Radivojevic), the “doubles” team of Romania, consisting of the pair Monica Niculescu (944 WTA) and Anca Todoni (250 WTA), won against the couple Katarina Kozarov / Aleksandra Krunic with a score of 2-0 (6-1, 7-6).
Romania and all the other winning nation teams will compete in the Billie Jean King Cup Qualifiers in 2024, with a chance to qualify for next year’s Finals.
In April this year, Romania lost 2-3 at home with Slovenia in the Billie Jean King Cup after having 2-0 on the first day, thus losing the opportunity to go further in the competition to the final tournament.