Sania Mirza: From tennis diva to a loving wife and mother

Nov 15, 2018, 16:18 IST
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    Sania Mirza is a former world number one tennis star in the women's doubles category. Sania is also regarded as the most successful Indian female tennis player in history. All pics courtesy/ Sania Mirza's Instagram account

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    Sania Mirza was born in Mumbai to Hyderabadi Muslim parents named Imran and Naseema. Sania's father Imran is a builder by profession while her mom was part of the printing business.

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    Sania Mirza and her family moved to Hyderabad shortly where she and her younger sister Anam grew up.

     

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    She is a relative of former cricketers Ghulam Ahmed of India and Asif Iqbal of Pakistan

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  • Sania Mirza: From tennis diva to a loving wife and mother

    Sania Mirza completed her schooling at Nasr in Hyderabad and has said that they have helped her in pursuing her dreams

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    Sania Mirza started playing tennis since she was six-years-old

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    Sania Mirza was coached by her father and Roger Anderson

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    Sania Mirza is a six-time Grand Slam doubles winner.

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  • Sania Mirza: From tennis diva to a loving wife and mother

    Sania Mirza has won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open once each in women's doubles. 

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    Sania Mirza has won the Australian Open, French Open and US Open once each in mixed doubles categories

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    In October 2005, Sania Mirza was named in the list of 'One of  the 50 heroes of India, by a magazine

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    In 2010, a leading newspaper listed her in '33 women who made India proud'

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    In 2016, Sania Mirza was listed among 100 most influential people in the world

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  • Sania Mirza: From tennis diva to a loving wife and mother

    Sania Mirza got married to Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik in April 2010. They were first married in a traditional Hyderabadi Muslim wedding ceremony in Hyderabad and then by the Pakistani wedding customs

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    Sania Mirza announced she was pregnant in April 2018. She gave birth to a baby boy in October 2018. Sania and Shoaib named him Izhaan Mirza Malik

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    Sania Mirza is a huge fan of photos in monochrome and posts a lot of them on her Instagram profile

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    Sania Mirza sports a glamourous hairdo

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    Sania Mirza is all about the sparkle in this photo

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    Sania Mirza before shooting for 'Koffee With Karan'

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    Sania Mirza poses in a blue dress

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    Sania Mirza gets her gansta look on: Swag Because it's NYC time 

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    Sania Mirza: Thank God for the best team ever who work so hard to make me look like this

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    Sania Mirza with her younger sister Anam

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    Sania Mirza and her sister Anam in a throwback photo: Cause we’ve never needed anyone else #BFF #cuteness @anammirzaaa

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    Sania Mirza with Neha Dhupia: Laughter riot with this crazy girl promise to feed you dinner tomm though @nehadhupia #NoFilterwithNeha #gettingmeintrouble

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    Sania Mirza with Farah Khan. The two women are close friends

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    Sania Mirza with her BFF Parineeti Chopra

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    Sania Mirza with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Beauty and grace personified #causeshereallyisthemostbeautifulwomanonearth #YESeventoday

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    Sania Mirza with Shilpa Shetty: 

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    Sania Mirza: Cause everything is better in black and white

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    Sania Mirza: Lost in my own little bubble And it's just perrffeeccttt 

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    Sania Mirza poses for a photoshoot

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    Sania Mirza poses for a photoshoot

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    Sania Mirza pullls of the classic look in style

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    Sania Mirza really knows how to pull off an Indian as well as western attire

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    Sania Mirza dresses up for a label launch event

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    Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis. The two have won many women's doubles titles including Wimbledon in 2015

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    Sania Mirza poses in a purple gown. Boy doesn't she look stunning?

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    Sania Mirza poses for a photoshoot when she was pregnant

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About The Gallery

India's first lady of tennis Sania Mirza turns a year older today. We showcase some of the most stunning pictures of this star and her journey as a professional sportsperson on the occasion of her birthday (Pics/ Sania Mirza Instagram)

 

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