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Sania Mirza

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Born:

Sania Mirza, who was ranked No. 1 in the women’s doubles ranking and Indian tennis player, born on 15 November 1986, In Mumbai, India.

Family Background:

His father Imran Mirza, who is the builder and his mother Naseema, who worked in the printing business. after her birth, His family moved to Hyderabad.

Personal Life:

In 2009, She engaged her childhood friend Sohrab Mirza, a millionaires businessman, but their wedding canceled the same year.

In 2010, she married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, In Hyderabad.

Education:

She started her school education at Nasr School in Hyderabad. later she completed her graduation from St. Mary’s College.

Career:

She started learning lawn tennis from her father. during the college, She started taking part in the tennis tournaments in India. In 2003, she started to play in major tournaments. she won the 10 singles and 13 doubles titles as a junior player. In 2004, she started test success WTA circuit and won the 2003 Wimbledon Championships Girls’ Doubles title at AP tourism Hyderabad. In 2006, she played Australian opens but lost to Michaella Krajicek. She went to Banglore to win the doubles title with the partnership of Huber. Sania had won a remarkable medal tally, with gold in mixed doubles event and also won silver in the women’s single as well as women’s team. In 2007 US Open, Sania overall ranked 8 and reached the world’s ranking 27.  In 2010, She also won the Habtoor tennis Challenge which held in Dubai. In 2013 US open, Sania reached in the semi-final with Zheng Jie. In 2013, Sania and Mattek-Sands won the Dubai Duty-free tennis Championship. In 2014, Sania went on to win the Portugal Open title with her partner Cara Black. In the same year, She and her partner Bruno won the Mixed double title

Unknown Facts:

  • She started to play tennis at the age of six.
  • She was just 18 when she received the Arjuna Award.
  • She is very good Swimmer.

Master Stroke:

  • She is the brand ambassador for the Indian State of Telangana.
  • In 2009 Australian Open, Sania won the Mixed double titled teamed up with Mahesh Bhupathi.

Controversy:

  • Sania had photographed without the Indian flag at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.
  • On 4 February 2008, Mirza announced that she would stop appearing in tennis tournaments which are held in India, starting with the 2008 Bangalore Open the following month.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2004, She received the Arjuna award.
  • In 2006, She received the Padma Shri award.
  • In 2015, She received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • In 2016, she received the Padma Bhushan Award.
  • In 2016, She received the CNN IBN Indian of the Year in Sports award.

What can we learn from Her??

Like Sania Mirza, know your weakness and make your weakness your strength. Focus on your goal.

 

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