Star Sports ropes in Sania Mirza as expert for Wimbledon 2019
Mirza will analyse the day-to-day action for fans during the telecast on Star Sports Select 1/ HD and Star Sports Select 2/ HD and Hotstar
Published - 01-July-2019
Six-time Grand Slam winner and former Wimbledon Double’s champion Sania Mirza will join Star Sports as an expert in the studios to analyse the day-to-day action for fans across the country, starting today on Star Sports Select 1/ HD and Star Sports Select 2/ HD and on Hotstar.
In the Men’s division defending champion Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will vie for the title. With Novak chasing his fifth Wimbledon title, Roger, the perennial favourite looking to add a ninth Wimbledon crown and Rafa going for his third and challenges coming up with from the likes of Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem and Marin Cilic, viewers can expect to see multiple records to be set or even broken.
In the women’s section, defending Champion Angelique Kerber, Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams, new World No.1 Ashleigh Barty will headline the women’s draw and will look to add their names to the historic winners club with Serena Williams going for her 24th Grand Slam. The seeds can expect strong resistance from the likes of Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova, Sloane Stephens and home favourite Johanna Konta.
The biggest rule change that will be implemented this season is a tie-break to be played, should the score reach 12-12 in the final set, to ensure that there are no record long final set.
All the matches will be telecast on Star Sports Select 1/HD and Star Sports Select 2/ HD and Hotstar with previews starting at 4pm and live coverage beginning at 5pm.
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