Though this pair has not been a regular in tournaments, they are hoping to come good in Tokyo. For Sania, the joy of competing in her fourth Olympics on the trot is unbridled.
If in 2008 in the Beijing Olympics she was the star singles player, in subsequent editions in London (2012) and Rio de Janeiro (2016), Sania was a strong candidate to win a medal in mixed doubles. It was sheer bad luck, Sania and Rohan Bopanna blew their chances in the mixed doubles bronze medal match in Rio.
This time, Sania will have to be content with just women's doubles.
Speaking to Millennium Post from Tokyo, the Hyderabadi was as excited as she was two decades ago when she broke into the sport as a professional.
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