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Profile and Biography of Sania Mirza, the Indian Tennis Beauty


Posted Date: 15-Jul-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Tennis Players Profiles    
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Sania Mirza is one of the highest ranking Indian tennis players. She is famous for her two hands back handed strokes and is a champion on all hard surfaces. To know more about Sania Mirza Tennis career, biography and profile check this Sania Mirza wiki article.



Sania Mirza was born on the 15th of August, 1986. She is an Indian Professional tennis player. She is the first Indian to break into the top 30 WTA rankings. She is well known for the powerful forehand ground strokes.

Profile and Biography of Sania Mirza


  • Name: Sania Mirza
  • Sania Mirza Date of Birth: 15th August , 1986(age 24)
  • Sania Mirza Birthplace: Mumbai, India
  • Sania Mirza Residence: Hyderabad, India
  • Height: 1.73m
  • Hair Colour: Deep Brown
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Sania Mirza Father's Name: Imran Mirza
  • Sania Mirza Mother's Name: Nasima Mirza
  • Sania Mirza Siblings: Anam (younger sister)
  • Sania Mirza husband: Shoaib Malik
  • Sania Mirza Interests: Swimming, Music
  • Sania Mirza Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Sania Mirza Favourite surface: Hard


Sania Mirza Career Statistics


Early Career of Sania Mirza


Sania MirzaSania Mirza started playing tennis at a very young age of six. She loved the sport and kept on playing with inspiration from her father who was a sports journalist. She turned professional in the year 2003. She was trained and was handled by her father after that who was mainly Sania Mirza's Coach. She attended the NASR School in Hyderabad and graduated from the St. Mary's College.

The year 2003, in April, Sania made her first debut in the Indian Fed Team Cup, winning all three singles matches. Later she also won the 2003 Wimbledon Championships Girls Doubles title with Alisa Kleybanova of Russia.

Sania Mirza is the highest ranked female tennis player ever from India with a career ranking of 27 in singles and 11 in doubles. She is even the first woman from India to be seeded in a Grand Slam tournament who reached the fourth round of the US Oen in the Year 2005. Winning the mixed doubles Sania Mirza with Mahesh Bhupathi, became the first Indian woman to win a Grand Slam title.

Mirza had the best results of her career during the 2007 hardcourt session where she finished eighth in the 2007 US Oen Series Standings and even won the doubles event with Shahar Pe'er of the Bank of the West Classic.

Accomplished Career of Sania Mirza


Sania Mirza reached the quarter finals at Hobart where she played as the No. 6 seed where she lost. At the Australian Open she reached the third round as the 31 seed where she lost to Venus Williams. She was the runner up of the Australian Open Mixed doubles pairing up with Mahesh Bhupathi.

But after that she was defeated in the first rounds of both the 2008 Wimbledon Championships and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She made through the first round at the Women's Doubles in Beijing with Sunitha Rao but lost in the second. A few wrist injuries forced her to withdraw for some days.

At 2009 Australian Open she won her first match though lost in the second. But in the mixed Doubles she bagged her first Grand Slam title with Mahesh Bhupathi. She participated in the 2009 AEGON Classic, reached the semifinals and then lost to the eventual winner.

2010 was basically a not so good year for her. She lost a pretty number of matches because of her right wrist injury. She lost in the qualifying rounds of both the Cincinnati Masters and the Rogers Cup. But at the 2010 US Open- Women's Singles Qualifying she won three straight matches. At the 2010 Guangzhou International women's Cup she won the doubles partnering with Edina Gallovitis. She represented India in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 2010 asian Games though couldn't get any outstanding results there.

Sania Mirza started her 2011 as world no 141. Competing at the 2011 Australian Open- Woman's singles Qualifying she won three straight matches to qualify for the main draw. After that she participated and competed at a huge number of matches even getting a wild card entry for a few. Yet she was unable to bring out any brilliant performance.

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