Sania is in New Haven to participate in the women's doubles game at New Haven Open Tournament with her team mate Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
"We're really excited to be here. It's always great to play tennis with kids wherever we go because it shows how much interest they have in tennis," Sania said.
"As tennis players, we love to see people playing tennis and following tennis - especially kids and especially in an atmosphere like Yale University. It's really encouraging for tennis," she said.
Sania won the doubles tournament here a few years ago.
"I've not been here for a few years so I'm really looking forward to it. It's nice and relaxed before we go into New York so I'm looking forward to the week," she said.
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