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Good Sports: Something to Crow About

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
October 2014
Good Sports: Something to Crow About

Rs. 2 crores in two months. That’s what tennis star Sania Mirza received from the Telangana government. In late July, the 27-year-old was appointed brand ambassador of the state and was paid Rs. 1 crore. Two months later, she and her Brazilian partner, Bruno Soares, won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao rewarded her with another Rs. 1 crore. That’s more than the $150,000 that she and Soares shared from their U.S. Open win. Tennis, as they say, is not a bad racket to get into.

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