Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza: Up, Close and Personal

Associated with tennis at the tender age of 6, the Indian style icon Sania Mirza has been the highest ranked Indian tennis player from 2003- 2013. Born in Mumbai and brought up in Hyedrabad, this tennis star is actually the first highest ranked female Indian tennis player and also the first Indian female player whose earnings have surpassed 1 million dollars. Controversies become the part of an individual’s life as soon as he or she becomes famous and rich. Numerous Muslim religious groups as well as Muslim scholars criticized her for the attire she used to sport while playing tennis. Her short skirts actually became talk of the town.Scholars claimed that Islam does not support such

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Sania Mirza Becomes First Indian Woman to Win Wimbledon Trophy in Ladies Doubles

In a dream-like performance in closing stages of the match, Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza snatched a thrilling victory from the jaws of defeat. In a remarkable turnaround, the top seeded women’s pair clawed back from 2-5 in the decider to win five straight games and stun the powerful Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina. After 36 games, one tiebreak and a stay of 2½ hours on the court, the Swiss-Indian combo won their first Grand Slam title since they began playing together less than 4 months ago. In all, it was Hingis’ fourth Wimbledon title but it came 17 years after she won her third. As a 16 year old, Hingis had shocked the global tennis fraternity by winning the women’s singles in 1997. But Saturday’s victory was sweeter for Hingis/Sania since it was achieved against a formidable Russian team, who commanded the match for most part and at 5-2 in the final set;

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Sania Mirza Creates History, Becomes First Female Indian Tennis Player to Reach World no.1 Status

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis are on a roll as they continue their dream run of successes as women’s doubles partners. In less than a month’s time, the top-seeded Indo-Swiss women have won three prestigious titles, the last one being the $ 731,000 WTA Family Circle Cup at Charleston on April 12, 2015. Earlier this month on April 5

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