Sania to be Playing Captain in India's Fed Cup Campaign

Sania Mirza was appointed as playing captain of India\'s Fed Cup team, in Hyderabad from April 14.

Published: 14th March 2015 07:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2015 07:12 PM   |  A+A-


Sania Mirza became the first Indian to win the season-ending finale. PTI


NEW DELHI: Ace tennis player Sania Mirza was today appointed as playing captain of India's Fed Cup team, which will seek to make it to Group I grade of Asia/Oceania zone in Hyderabad from April 14.      

Sania will lead a four-member team which also includes India's top singles player Ankita Raina, Prarthana Thombare and Natasha Palha.      

There are also three reserve players in the team -- Rishika Sunkara, Nidhi Chilumula and national junior champion Karman Kaur Thandi.      

"Sania is also considering playing singles to ensure that India advances to Group I of the Asia/Oceania zone," an AITA release said.      

The team will assemble in Hyderabad 10 days before the tie and will undergo a training camp at Sania Mirza Tennis Academy.   


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