Indian tennis star Sania Mirza signs a deal with Cornerstone

New Delhi, 25th june-Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza signed a new deal with sports India's one of the leading talent management agency Cornerstone on Tuesday. The six-time Grand Slam champion is going to engage closely with the agency, which will be responsible for managing her brand endorsements, appearances, digital activation, and other potential business opportunities solely.

“Cornerstone has been successfully rendering talent across India, and I am pretty sure we will do plenty of engrossing work all together going forward. The team is young, inspired and I have full confidence in their capabilities to grow my brand across verticals,” Sania said in a release.

The 33-year old is the first and only Indian female player to have won a Grand Slam title in any configuration, so far.

Recently a month back, she became the first ever Indian to conquer the Fed Cup Heart Award for her successful return to the court post motherhood.

Subsequent to bringing forth her child, Izhaan in October 2018, Sania came back to the court in January this year and in a split-second made progress by clinching the women’s doubles title at Hobart International alongside Nadiia Kichenok.

Various international medals, including gold in both singles and doubles at the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and 2003, Afro-Asian Games has won by Sania.

Throughout her career, Mirza has established herself as by far the most successful Indian women's tennis player ever and one of the highest-paid and most high-profile athletes in the country.

“Sania has been a world-class athlete and a superb human being both on and off the court. She is one of the most recognizable and inspirational sporting icons India has produced till date. I have known, and followed Sania for several years, and we as an agency are overjoyed to work closely with her,” Cornerstone chief executive, Bunty Sajdeh told to the press in a release.