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Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza is India’s flagbearer in women’s tennis circuit. She achieved a career-high world ranking of 31 in singles in 2005. Sania is now proving her mettle in doubles and mixed doubles.


  • A life dedicated to tennis

    A life dedicated to tennis

    By Sania Mirza | February 05, 2017

    The game of tennis is the fulcrum around which my life has revolved ever since I was a little girl. I first picked up a racket almost a quarter of a century ago and I have...

  • New year, renewed drive

    New year, renewed drive

    By Sania Mirza | January 22, 2017

    Professionals all over the world, who play tennis for a living, do so with single-minded focus. Consistency, fitness and strategy are the keys to longevity at the highest level....

  • The X in success

    The X in success

    By Sania Mirza | October 16, 2016

    My doubles partner from Czech Republic, Barbora Strycova, and I have now played four tournaments together and won two of three finals. It has turned out to be a very successful...

  • New partner, new record

    New partner, new record

    By Sania Mirza | September 04, 2016

    Tennis is a dynamic game, and one has to constantly adapt, change and improve in order to survive at the highest level. Martina Hingis and I had shared an unbelievable and...

  • Beyond the baseline

    Beyond the baseline

    By Sania Mirza | July 31, 2016

    The life of a professional tennis player is unique. And, because I pioneered women's tennis in India, I had to face a few more challenges than my international peers had to. I...

  • London’s darling

    London’s darling

    By Sania Mirza | July 10, 2016

    I have been coming to London to play at Wimbledon every year since I made my debut here in 2001 in the juniors category as the youngest competitor in any event of the Grand Slam...

  • Will you take a leaf out of my book?

    Will you take a leaf out of my book?

    By Sania Mirza | May 29, 2016

    When I started playing tennis more than two decades ago, the professional game in India, especially in the women’s category, was in its infancy. Not many cared to play or follow...

  • My feline family

    My feline family

    By Sania Mirza | May 01, 2016

    I loved having pets as a little girl and have enjoyed their presence at home over the years. At various stages of my life, I have had pets as diverse as turtles, lovebirds,...

  • India vs Pakistan at home

    India vs Pakistan at home

    By Sania Mirza | April 03, 2016

    Cricket fever is raging in India with top teams sweating it out to seal their place in the semifinals of the World T20. Unfortunately, I am missing out on this very thrilling...

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