Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Sania Mirza -- You go girl!!!

It's about time some of these celebrities put their foot down, and
acted more aggressively. Is it just because she is a Muslim, or is it
because of schadenfreude? Why does everyone keep picking on this woman
who is bringing India to the forefront of women's tennis...

An excerpt from the New York Times article --
"Sania Mirza, the most successful tennis star in India, has announced
that she has no desire to play in her country any more after a string
of controversies that have exposed her to months of negative

"Every time I play in India, there is a problem," Mirza, ranked 29th
in the world and No. 1 in Asia, said Monday. "Considering all that, I
thought it would be better not to play in Bangalore," she added,
explaining her decision to boycott India's most prestigious
tournament, the Bangalore Open, in March. "In fact, I feel it would be
better if I don't play in the country for some time.""

Read the full article at --

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