BELGRADE – Belgium secured its place in next year’s Fed Cup World Group II after beating Serbia in their play-off tie 3-1 in Belgrade on Sunday.

Serbia are now relegated to Europe/Africa Zone Group I.

Belgian Kirsten Flipkens brought Belgium back to World Group II following a hard fought 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 victory over Ivana Jorovic.

In the first match of day two, Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer made an impressive comeback to defeat Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic 1-6, 7-5, 8-6.

After day one, the tie was level at 1-1, as Krunic of Serbia earned a victory over Flipkens, while Wickmayer beat Serbia’s Jovana Jaksic.