Indian Billie Jean King Cup: Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina, and Karman Thandi have been selected for the team.
Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina, and Karman Kaur Thandi, all singles players, were name to the five-member Indian Billie Jean King Cup team on Tuesday for the Asia/Oceania Group I competition, which begins April 12 in Antalya, Turkey.
Rutuja Bhosale was also retain in the team, while Riya Bhatia took the place of Zeel Desai.
In April of last year, India fell 1-3 to Latvia in the play-offs to return to the zonal competition.
In a round-robin style, India will compete against China, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand, with the top two nations qualifying for the play-offs.
Captain Vishal Uppal expressed that the group will got to put in a part of exertion in arrange to induce to the another circular. “As the higher-ranked contender, the determination committee chosen Riya deserved a shot.
Due to COVID-19, she had been incapable to require an intrigued within the past. It’s a troublesome zone to induce into. Concurring to Uppal, China and Japan will posture the most noteworthy danger.
Uppal says that the players ought to go to a arrangement camp since the matches would be played on clay courts. “We’ll see what ready to do in terms of getting together and practicing,” said the bunch. The occasion will be put on clay. Our players have fair played on European clay and are recognizable with the surface, but they will got to do a few homework in arrange to collaborate with these countries,” he said. The team’s coach will be Shalini Thakur.