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Indian Tennis ace Sania Mirza becomes 1st Indian to win Fed Cup Heart award 2020

Indian professional tennis player Sania Mirza (33)has created new history by becoming the 1st Indian to win Fed Cup Heart Award 2020 for Asia/Oceania She decided to give a prize money of $ 2000 to the Telangana Chief Minister Relief Fund to help battle against coronavirus. Sania is one of 4 winners chosen by a public vote, alongside Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia (wins Qualifiers award), Mexico’s Fernanda Contreras Gomez (Americas I zone) and Estonian Anett Kontaveit (Europe/Africa I zone). About Fed Cup Heart Award: It is a UK (United Kingdom) based International Tennis Federation (ITF) initiative established in 2009 to recognise players representing their countries in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas About Fed cup: It is the world’s largest annual international team competition in women’s sport with 108 nations entered in 2019 was launched in 1963. About Fed Cup Heart Award: It is an International Tennis Federation(ITF) initiative established in 2009 to recognise players representing their countries in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas. About ITF: Headquarters– London, United Kingdom President– David Haggerty