Sania Mirza Can't Wait to Play in Roger Federer's Team in IPTL

Sania Mirza says she is playing her best tennis currently and that featuring in the same team as Roger Federer in the International Premier Tennis League will be a massive bonus.

updated: October 29, 2014 15:42 IST
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Sania Mirza feels IPTL is a format that will further boost the sport in India.

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Hyderabad: On a high after winning the WTA Finals doubles crown and a clutch of prestigious titles this year, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza says she is now bracing herself for the International Premier Tennis League where she will play in the same team as Swiss veteran Roger Federer.

"I think it is going to be great for this region to have such great tennis players come out and play. I think I am personally excited to be in the same team as Roger Federer. I am looking forward to that. I think it is a great format and hopefully it is going to click," she told PTI here in an interview. (Also read: When Sania Mirza had thought of quitting Tennis)

The IPTL features four franchise teams, including India, and is scheduled to start towards the end of next month. The IPTL matches would played between star-studded teams comprising the likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Pete Sampras among others.

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