Sania Mirza is an Indian Tennis Player. She is the recipient of Padma Shri, Arjuna Award, and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. She is one of the highest-paid and high profile athletes of India.
Sania Mirza Bio/Wiki
|Name||Sania Mirza Malik|
|Date of Birth||15 November 1986|
|Age (as in 2019)||33 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Home town||Hyderabad, India|
|Mother Tongue||Not Known|
Father||Imran Mirza (a sports journalist)|
|Sister||Anam Mirza |
|School || Nasr School (a private school chain in Khairatabad, Hyderabad)|
|College/University||St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad|
|Address|| She resides in a house in Hyderabad’s Film Nagar|
|Caste|| Sunni Muslim|
|Nationality || Indian|
|Car|| Fiat Palio (signed by Sachin Tendulkar)|
|Hobbies||Swimming, Listening to Music, Travelling|
|Marriage Date|| 12 April 2010|
Place||The Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad|
|Husband/Spouse||Shoaib Malik (Cricketer)|
|Children||Son- Izhaan Mirza Malik |
|Height||In Centimeters- 173 cm|
In Meters- 1.73 m
In Feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 60 kg|
In Pounds- 132 lbs
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Eyes color||Dark Brown|
|Turned pro || February 2003|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Imran Mirza (her father) and Roger Anderson|
|Career Titles (Singles)||1 WTA, 14 ITF|
|Career Titles (Doubles)||41 WTA, 4 ITF|
|Career Titles (Mixed Doubles)||3|
Ranking (Singles)||No. 27 (27 August 2007)|
Ranking (Doubles)||No. 1 (13 April 2015)|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||2004: Arjuna Award,|
2005: WTA Newcomer of the Year,
2006: Padma Shri,
2015: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, 2016: Padma Bhushan, 2016: Global Icon of the Year at 2016 NRI of the Year Awards, New Delhi
Sania Mirza Favorites
|Favorite Song||Not Known|
Actor||Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar|
Sport|| Cricket and Swimming|
Movie|| Kuch Kuch Hota Hai|
|Favorite Colours||Not Known|
Social Media Accounts
Sania Mirza Some Lesser Known Facts
- Does Sania Mirza Drink Alcohol?: Not Known
- Does Sania Mirza Malik Smoke?: Yes
- She is a Tennis Player by Profession
- Sania Mirza was born in2 a Hyderabadi Muslim Family in Bombay ( now, Mumbai).
- The Mirza Family had migrated to the US in 1990 and returned within 2 years.
- Sania In an interview, Sania’s father, Imran Mirza, who had also played tennis in his college days, revealed that they were more of a cricketing family, where everyone had played cricket at some levels at some point in their lives.
- Sania’s father has been a sports journalist who also ran a sports magazine called “Sports Call” in Hyderabad.
- Therefore, her father ventured into the printing press business and finally became a builder.
- Sania Mirza grew up in Hyderabad along with her younger sister Anam.
- She passed her SSC examination with first division; securing 63% marks from Nasr School Khairatabad.
- It was her father, Imran Mirza, who had drawn Sania to Lawn Tennis, and she started playing tennis at the tender age of six at Nizam Club Hyderabad.
- Sania received her initial training in tennis by CK Bhupathi, father of Mahesh Bhupathi.
- When her father was unable to bear the expenses of her training, he approached some business houses for help; thereafter, GVK industries and Adidas started to sponsor her from the age of 12 years.
- Later on, Sania’s father took over as her coach and started grooming her to make her a player of international level.
- After learning the professional tennis at Sinnet Tennis Academy in Secunderabad, Sania moved to the Ace Tennis Academy in the United States.
- She won 10 singles and 13 doubles titles as a junior player.
- Partnering Alisa Kleybanova, Sania Won the 2003 Wimbledon Championships Girls’ Doubles title.
- On the senior circuit, the 15-year-old Sania had some significant wins such as in Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, and in Manila, Philippines.