Sania Mirza donates autographed racquet for PETA auction

In addition to her many feats on the tennis court, Mirza was named one of the "50 Heroes of Asia" by Times and one of "33 Women Who Made India Proud" by The Economic Times.

updated: July 10, 2013 13:31 IST
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New Delhi: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has donated an autographed racquet to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for auction, the proceeds from which will help provide relief to 'working animals'.

The racquet is being auctioned on the website and the proceeds will go to 'Animal Rahat' which is supported by PETA India.

"The funds we raise from auctioning my tennis racquet will provide comfort to horses forced to pull heavy carts, bullocks who work in sugar mills and donkeys who are forced to labour in the brick kilns," Mirza said.

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