Sania Mirza Receives Rs 1 Crore Grant from Telengana Government

Updated: 22 July 2014 11:55 IST

Indian doubles tennis ace Sania Mirza recently achieved a career-best rank of number five in the world when the new Women's Tennis Association doubles chart was released after the Wimbledon Championships concluded in July.

Sania Mirza Receives Rs 1 Crore Grant from Telengana Government
A file photo of Indian tennis player Sania Mirza. © AFP

Hyderabad:

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced a grant of Rs 1 crore to tennis star Sania Mirza for her training and coaching.

"Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has announced a grant of Rs 1 crore to tennis star Sania Mirza, who is number five in the world (in doubles ranking), towards training, coaching and to meet other expenses to attend the US Open and other tournaments. Chief Minister will present the cheque tomorrow," a release from Rao's office said here.

Topics : Sania Mirza Tennis
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