Sania Mirza is an Indian professional tennis player who was formally ranked No. 1 in the women’s doubles rankings. From 2003 until her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association as India’s No. 1 player, both in singles and doubles. Throughout her career, Mirza has established herself as the most successful female Indian tennis player ever and one of the highest-paid and high-profile athletes in the country. She was named in Time magazine’s 2016 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Real Name: Sania Mirza Malik
Profession: Tennis Player
Physical Stats & More
Height: 5′ 6″
Weight: 57 Kg
Figure Measurements: 38-26-36
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Date of Birth: 15 November 1986
Age (as in 2016): 30 Years
Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Hometown: Hyderabad, India
School: Nasr School, Hyderabad
College: St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad
Educational Qualifications: Graduate
AP Tourism Hyderabad Open (2003)
Father- Imran Mirza (Journalist)
Mother- Nasima Mirza
Sister- Anam Mirza (Younger)
• In 2009, she was engaged to her childhood friend Sohrab Mirza, but the relation was broken in the same year.
• Her husband Shoaib Malik was accused by a girl of being already married to her and thus, he could not marry Mirza without first divorcing her. He initially declined, but due to media pressure, he finally divorced the girl.
• A lawyer filed a case against her for allegedly showing disrespect to the national flag.
Sania Mirza flag controversy
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Boyfriends: Sohrab Mirza (Businessman)
Husband: Shoaib Malik (Pakistani Cricketer)
Salary: Not Known
Net Worth: $8 million
- In 2004, Mirza was awarded the Arjuna award by the Indian Government. In 2006, Mirza was awarded a Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest honour for her achievements as a tennis player.
- Arjuna Award (2004)
- WTA New Comer of the Year (2005)
- Padma Shri (2006)