Sporty Brand

Southasia - - BRIEFINGS -

Ten­nis player Sa­nia Mirza will be the brand am­bas­sador of the newly-formed Te­lan­gana state. This was an­nounced by Chief Min­is­ter K Chan­drasekhar Rao of the state who also gave Mirza a cheque of Rs.1 crore for “train­ing new play­ers and prepa­ra­tion for the up­com­ing tour­na­ments.”

As the brand am­bas­sador of Te­lan­gana, Mirza is ex­pected to pro­mote the new state’s in­ter­ests in In­dia and abroad. On the oc­ca­sion, Rao said that Te­lan­gana is proud of Sa­nia Mirza, a true Hy­der­abadi. “In in­ter­na­tional ten­nis, she is ranked No. 5 and we wish she be­comes No. 1 very soon,’’ hoped Rao.

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