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Billie Jean King Cup 2022 tennis: Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina in Indian team

Billie Jean King Cup 2022 tennis: Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina in Indian team

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India will be up against five other teams - China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand - in the Asia/Oceania Group I stage. Sania Mirza and India’s highest-ranked women’s singles player Ankita Raina have been included in the five-member Indian tennis team for the Billie Jean King Cup 2022 Asia/Oceania Group I stage, beginning from April 12 in Antalya, Turkey. While Karman Kaur Thandi and Rutuja Bhosale kept their places in the team, Zeel Desai, who was in the squad when India lost to Latvia in the World Group play-offs last year, missed out. Riya Bhatia replaced Zeel for this season. Shalini Thakur will be the coach. “The selection committee felt that Riya being the higher-ranked deserves an opportunity. She had missed out the last time due to COVID-19. It is a tough ...