Kristina Mladenovic won both the matches she was involved with to seal the Fed Cup title for France.
Details about the changes to the historic competition has been announced.
The 27-year-old has criticised proposals to change the format of the team competition.
After losing four play-off ties since 2011, the British team have finally scored the breakthrough they desired.
It is joy for the Aussies and heartbreak for Belarus in Brisbane.
Yulia Putintseva once again brought the drama as she saved Kazakhstan from being 2-0 down against Great Britain.
Ashleigh Barty produced some high-quality tennis to level the tie for Australia against Belarus in their semi-final.
Romania are set for a tough test in France as they bid to reach a historic Fed Cup final.
Daria Gavrilova is looking forward to returning to Fed Cup action as Australia look for the first Fed Cup final in 26 years.
Great Britain will host Kazakhstan in the Copper Box Arena in April in their World Group II Play-Off tie.
Great Britain will have another home tie as they face Kazakhstan in April's World Group II Play-Offs
The former world No.1 has her eyes set on winning the team competition this year.
It was a day to remember for Aryna Sabalenka and Caroline Garcia in their Fed Cup ties on Sunday.
Great Britain beat Serbia 2-0 in the Play-Off after Konta overcame illness to beat Krunic and Boutler earned a classy win over Jorovic.
Simona Halep has set up an intriguing day in Ostrava after levelling Romania's Fed Cup tie with the Czech Republic.
USA are ready for a big test against Australia in Ashville as they look to win their second Fed Cup in three years.
Johanna Konta hung on to secure a tense three-set win over Anna Bondar that booked Great Britain's place in the play-off against Serbia.
Officials working at the University of Bath have come under fire over their officiating during the Fed Cup clash between Great Britain and Greece.