New Delhi:Star player Sania Mirza will be the brand ambassador of a mega tennis event, to be launched soon, to promote the game in the country, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) said on Tuesday.
The mega event will be unveiled during AITA's Executive Committee meeting in Mumbai on April 16, a day after Sania is to tie nuptial knot with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in Hyderabad.
The news has come at a time when Sania's upcoming marriage with Malik has been hit by several accusations against the Pakistani cricketer by one Ayesha Siddiqui, who claims to be Malik's first wife.
The most important agenda of the meeting is unveiling of a Mega Tennis Event in 2010. The event will be a tremendous help in development of both Professional Tennis for Men and Women in India as well development of Junior Tennis.
"AITA has decided to appoint Sania Mirza as one of the Brand Ambassadors for this Mega Event and Sania has agreed readily since the project is to help both the professional as well as the Junior Tennis in India," am AITA release said.
Sania is India's most successful female tennis player with a Grand Slam title in her kitty.