Sania final performed Fed Cup in 2016 and has been out of motion since October 2017 as she took a two-year break to begin a household.
Riya Bhatia (379), Rutuja Bhosale (466) and Karman Kaur Thandi (568) additionally named within the squad.
Ranked 180 within the WTA singles chart, Ankita is means above her compatriots.
Former Davis Cupper Vishal Uppal would be the captain of the facet whereas former Fed Cupper Ankita Bhambri has been named the coach of the facet, which may have Sowjanya Bavisetti because the reserve participant.
Sania is making a comeback at Hobart Worldwide with Ukraine’s Nadiia Kichenok, the present world quantity 38.
Earlier than her sabbatical, Sania received six doubles Grand Slam titles — together with three combined — achieved the primary rank, received medals at multi-disciplinary occasions aside from laying fingers on a year-end WTA Finale title with Swiss nice Martina Hingis.