Sania Mirza continues her stint as Sony Sports Network’s brand ambassador for tennis properties

Sania Mirza will continue to feature as an expert panellist on Sony Sports Network's studio show Extraaa Serve, which will be carried live during the coverage of Roland Garros.

One of the leading sports broadcasting entities, Sony Sports Network has announced an extension with Sania Mirza as its brand ambassador for tennis properties such as Roland Garros, the US Open, the Australian Open, and more.

The Indian tennis legend will continue to feature as an expert panellist on Sony Sports Network’s studio show Extraaa Serve, which will be carried live during the coverage of Roland Garros.

Sania Mirza stands as one of India’s most successful tennis players, having won six Grand Slam titles. She has also received several important awards, including the Arjuna Award, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, Padma Shri, and Padma Bhushan. She will next appear on Sony Sports Network providing expert commentary and in-depth analysis for Roland Garros. Along with Sania Mirza, Sony Sports Network’s expert panel for Roland Garros will include Olympian and former India No. 1 and Asian Games and Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Somdev Devvarman, as well as Davis Cup player Purav Raja.

The competition will be contested on the roughest court in tennis, so expect surprises when it begins on May 26 on Sony Sports Network. Roland Garros 2024 will be broadcast in four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu, increasing the enthusiasm among Indian tennis fans. Notably, Sony Sports Network is the home of tennis in India, broadcasting three of the four Grand Slams (Australian Open, Roland Garros, and US Open), as well as the ATP Masters and Davis Cup.

Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer – Distribution & International Business and Head – Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India, commented, “We are absolutely delighted to extend the partnership with Sania Mirza, who continues to share her invaluable expertise and insights of the sport as the Tennis Ambassador on Sony Sports Network. This partnership will help us maintain our stance as the Home of Tennis is India in its truest sense, with the broadcast of the most important tennis tournaments complemented by unparalleled expert analysis.”

Sania Mirza, Indian tennis legend, former Roland Garros champion, & Brand Ambassador for Tennis on Sony Sports Network, said, “Following a year full of unforgettable memories in Grand Slams, I am elated to stay with Sony Sports Network as the brand ambassador and expert panellist. The upcoming Roland Garros will be a special one as world tennis ushers into a new era of greats. I am looking forward to being part of Sony Sports Network’s mission of bringing fans closer to the sport and providing tennis the recognition it deserves in India.”

Somdev Devvarman, former India No. 1 and Asian Games & Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, commented, “It’s always a pleasure to be part of Sony Sports Network’s broadcast of top tennis properties. The upcoming Roland Garros is slated to be a special one in many ways as the sport continues to see a paradigm shift with brilliant new talent coming up. I am thrilled to be part of all the excitement and passion that Roland Garros 2024 will bring along.”

Roland Garros, widely regarded as the most difficult Grand Slam of all, will be staged for the 128th time. Rafael Nadal, the ‘King of Clay,’ has won Roland Garros, a record 14 times. The Spanish maestro missed out the last time due to injury and will be looking for redemption after a long absence.

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