Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao handed over a letter of appointment and also a cheque of Rs one crore to 27-year- old Sania at an interaction session with industrialists here.

Chandrasekhararao, gave her this cheque towards expenditure for her coaching.

"Telangana is proud of Sania who is a true Hyderabadi. She's now ranked number five in international tennis and we wish she becomes the number one," the Chief Minister said on the occasion.

Notably, Sania Mirza Indian doubles tennis ace Sania Mirza has recently achieved a career-best rank of number five in the double events in the world.

Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma, Special Chief Secretary (Industries) K Pradeep Chandra and other officials were present.

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