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Fed Cup: Sania to spearhead Indian challenge

December 21, 2012 17:37 IST

Sania Mirza will lead the four-member Indian side in the upcoming Asia/Oceania Group I tie of the Fed Cup tennis tournament.

According to the team announced by the AITA today, the other members are Kyra Shroff, Rutuja Bhosale and Rishika Sunkara.

Sania MirzaAnkita Raina and Prerna Bhambri have named as reserve players for the women's team event.

India are back in the Group I after spending a year in Group II. India had beaten Hong Kong 2-1 in the promotional play-off in February 2012 to re-enter the Group I.

This year's ties will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from February 6-9.

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