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India's tennis queen Sania visits DPS
23 Feb 2016
India's tennis queen Sania Mirza on Monday visited the DPS- Modern Indian School, interacting with schoolchildren and engaging in tennis conversation.

The school’s teaching staff and other officials were also present as Sania - the current World No. 1 player in women's doubles - regaled the audience with stories from her career so far.

The Indian tennis star also took 10 questions from the students.

Sania - who teams up with Swiss tennis legend Martina Hingis in the doubles - is taking part at this week's Qatar Total Open.

Sania, who is married to Pakistan cricket star Shoaib Malik - later posed for pictures and gave away autographs.

Hingis and Sania have won 4 titles this season and they arrive as the top seeds in the doubles.
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Canadian star Bouchard meets kids at Total booth

DOHA: Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard on Monday visited the Total booth at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, the venue of this week's Qatar Total Open tennis tournament.
Bouchard posed for pictures with the young kids and later obliged the fans with autographs during her brief yet bright stopover at Total booth.

The Canadian on Sunday opened her Qatar Total Open campaign with a hard-fought win over qualifier Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia.

Bouchard, who is appearing in Doha for the second time, on Sunday won 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in 2 hours 28 minutes.