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Why Sania's mother appointed as manager?

NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association has reportedly sought an explanation from All India Tennis Association (AITA) on why they have included Sania Mirza’s mother Naseema as women’s team manager for the upcoming London Olympics.

why Sania's mother appointed as manager

The AITA has been criticised for appointing Sania’s mother as the manager of the two-member women’s team that also includes Rushmi Chakravarty.Earlier on this issue, AITA secretary general Bharat Oza clarified that Naseema, who was appointed at the executive committee meeting held on July 1, was the preferred choice because of her past experience in managing the Fed Cup team.Naseema has also travelled with Indian women team for the Asian Games in the past.Sania will be pairing with Rushmi in the women’s doubles besides playing the singles. Sania will team up with Leander Paes in the mixed doubles.

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