Romania will face Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group, the draw in London has decided on Tuesday.
Romania had bad luck, as it will meet one of the finalists this year.
The match between the two representatives will be disputed next year in the Czech Republic on February 9-10, the Romanian Tennis Federation (FRT) has announced.
Romania has qualified in the World Cup after winning the promotion play-off against Switzerland 3-1.
The other matches of the first round of the Fed Cup World Group 2019:
Belgium – France
Germany – Belarus
USA – Australia
Until this confrontation, the Czech Republic will play against the US in the Fed Cup 2018 final scheduled on November 10-11.
The Czech Republic won ten Fed Cup trophies, the last one in 2016.