I binge on cake once in a while: Sania

Mar 03, 2013, 08:00 IST | Sundari Iyer

Sania admits binging on pastries, but doesn't go diet extremes

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza is not an extremist when it comes to diet issues. Sania revealed that she doesn’t believe in starving. “I eat in moderation and don’t believe in going extreme, either way.

Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza at a promotional event on Saturday. Pic/Atul Kamble 

I binge on cake once in a while because I don’t think that you should deprive yourself of that as long as you run 25 minutes instead of 15 minutes that day,” she said. Commenting on what fitness means to her, she said: “Fitness is the most important thing in one’s life.

The definition of fitness varies from person to person. But for me, the most important thing is being healthy. As tennis players, we try to be fit and avoid injuries. Fitness for pro athletes is different.”

On tennis matters, she said that though she would love to continue playing singles, the three surgeries she underwent in five years forced her to opt to play

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