After pairing with Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina wrote, ‘With great honor and pride, I inform you that I have been selected to represent India at the Olympics in the women’s doubles category, in partnership with Sania Mirza. ‘
India’s highest ranking female tennis player Ankita Raina will pair with tennis star Sania Mirza at the Tokyo Olympics. The pair of these two will be seen playing in the women’s doubles of Tokyo Olympics. Ankita Raina confirmed this in a tweet. Earlier, speculations were also rife about Raina’s pairing with Mirza. On the other hand, Sania Mirza is making a comeback in the circuit after the birth of a son. On the other hand, after pairing with Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina wrote in an Instagram post, ‘With great honor and pride, I inform you that I have been selected to represent India at the Olympics in the women’s doubles category, Sania Mirza. in partnership.
Ankita’s first Olympics
Along with this, Ankita further wrote, ‘The efforts and hard work put in all these years have been fruitful with your invaluable support and encouragement! I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to ONGC Corporation. She also wrote, ‘I will try my best to make India proud.’ This will be the first Olympics for Ankita Raina, but it will be the third for Sania Mirza. Sania Mirza has previously partnered with Sunita Rao for Beijing Olympics, Rushmi Chakraborty for London Olympics and Prathana Thombare for Rio Olympics. However, the Raina-Mirza pair has played together in the Fed Cup (Billie Jean King Cup).
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Sania started preparations
At the same time, India’s star tennis player Sania Mirza has started preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. Sania Mirza has been preparing for the Olympics for the past few months. Recently he shared a video of his workout on Instagram. In the video, she was seen sweating in the gym. The Tokyo Olympics are to be played from 23 July to 8 August.
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Did not participate in French Open
Sania Mirza did not participate in the French Open. She was supposed to start her grass court season at the WTA 250’s Nottingham Open on 6 June, but missed the tournament due to a delay in getting her visa. Now Sania will take part in the Birmingham Open from June 14. She will then participate in the Eastbourne Open from June 20 and Wimbledon from June 28. Sania will benefit from these tournaments in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics.