KARACHI: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Saturday donated her racket to Pakistani tennis Akam-ul-Haq for her charity Foundation Stars Against Hunger.
The Pakistani and Indian tennis stars met in Dubai on Saturday, as Aisam was in the United Arab Emirates on his way back from a tour of the Sofia Open in Bulgaria.
Sania’s husband and former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik was also present as the famous couple was hosting Aisam’s dinner.
“I couldn’t meet Sania before she was in Pakistan when I was on a tennis tour. So, it was an opportunity for me to meet an old friend. News.
The Pakistani tennis star added, “She was able to donate her tennis racket to me for her organization Stars Against Hunger.”
Several tennis stars, including Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, have donated their tennis items to Aisam’s charity, which is helping people affected by the ongoing epidemic.
Aisam said Sania is an old friend and if she had been in Pakistan first, she would have hosted him and the country in Lahore.
The Indian tennis star was recently in Pakistan to meet her in-laws and watch a Pakistan Super League game in which her husband Shoaib Malik represented Peshawar Zalmi.