Full Name:Sania Mirza Malik
Age (as of 2019):33 years old
Date of Birth:15 November 1986
Birthplace:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 6 inches (166 m)
Weight:57 Kg (126 lbs)
Body Measurements:38-26-36 inches
Dress Size:12 Inches
Sania Mirza, the queen of tennis opened her eyes on November 15, 1986 in the loving hands of her father Imran Mirza and mother Naseema in Mumbai, India. A former world No. 1 in the doubles discipline, she has won six Grand slam titles in her career.
From 2003 to her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the WTA as India’s No. 1 player in both catagories. She is the third Indian woman in the Open Era to feature and win a round at a Grand slam tournament.
She has also won a total of 14 medals (including 6 gold) at three major multisports events, namely the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games and the Afroasian Games.
Mirza has established herself as one of the most successful female tennis player and one of the highest paid and high profile athletes in the country. In 2009, she got engaged to a childhood friend Sohrab Mirza but the wedding was called off shortly. She tied the knots on 12th April, 2010 with the renowned Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. The couple announced their first pregnancy on April 23, 2018 on social media.
Facts You Never Knew About Sania Mirza!
- Sania started playing tennis at the minor age of six at Hyderabad’s Nizam Club, India. Her initial training was held by CK Bhupati father of Mahesh Bhupati, the legendary Indian tennis player.
- Later at the age of 12, her father Mirza took her training in his own hands by risking his career in sports journalism and being his guide. Behind every successful daughter is just a father who believes in his child.
- Sania attended the NASR school in Hyderabad andater graduated from St. Mary’s college.
- Adidas sponsored her training at the initial days. Later Adidas roped in Sania as the Global brand ambassador. Now that’s how you payback to the ones who help you climb the ladder of success.
- Sania Mirza was conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honor after Laender Paes who was the first one to recieve it.
- Thus tennis geek has also an honorary degree from Chennai’s MGR Educational and Research Institute University.
- Google trends stated that Mirza was the most searched Indian sportsperson in 2010. The Economic Times named Mirza in the list of ”33 women who made India Proud”.
- Neither India nor Pakistan, the tennis queen lives in Dubai with her husband Shoaib who has always been a pillar of support for her.
- Truly an inspiration on how a small town girl can achieve world records. She teaches us never stop chasing your dreams and success will knock at your door. Hats off to you young lady!!
Sania Mirza Education
School: Nasr School, Hyderabad
College: St. Mary's College, Hyderabad
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Sania Mirza Career
Profession: Tennis Player
Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: AP Tourism Hyderabad Open (2003)
Salary: Under review
Net Worth: USD $8 million approx
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Family & Relatives
Father: Imran Mirza (Journalist)
Mother: Nasima Mirza
Sister(s): Anam Mirza (Younger)
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Boyfriend: Shoaib Malik
Daughter(s): Not Available
Sohrab Mirza (2009 – 2010)
Shahid Kapoor (2008)