The Indian challenge ended at the Federation Cup Tennis tournament at Astana in Kazakhstan today.
It finished fourth after losing the classification tie, 1-2 to South Korea. Injured Karman Kaur Thandi did not play.
Captain Vishal Uppal had handed national champion Mahak Jain her Fed Cup debut after a groin strain forced Karman out of the tie. She, however,lost 2-6, 6-3, 1-6 against Na Ri Kim.
Ankita Raina levelled the tie, 1-1, after she outplayed Sunam Jiong 6-3, 6-3.
The Doubles game became decisive, but Ankita and Prarthana Thombare lost the match, 4-6, 4-6 to the team of Su Jeong Jang and Kim.