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Sania Mirza is a popular tennis player from India. She began her professional tennis career in 2003. In 2004 she was awarded the Arjuna award by the Indian Government. Sania Mirza is the highest ranked female tennis player ever from India, with a career high ranking of 27. Mirza won her maiden Grand Slam title in the 2009 Australian Open in Mixed Doubles with Mahesh Bhupathi. She was engaged in July 2009 to Sohrab Mirza, but the engagement has been called off later citing incompatibility. On March 29, 2010, it has been reported in media that Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik will get married on April 15.

Sania Mirza Info

Date of BirthNovember 15, 1986
Place of BirthMumbai, India
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight57 kg (130 lb; 9.0 st)
ResidenceHyderabad, India
CountryIndia
Turned pro2003
PlaysRight (two-handed backhand)
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 I believe we have a shot for a medal in the mixed doubles. Of course, I will also continue to play singles as and when I feel confident of my physical condition, but doubles will be my priority for now. 
— Sania Mirza will concentrate on playing doubles to qualify for London Olympics / February 03, 2012
Related Quotes: 2012 London Olympics
 Almost a decade of professional tennis has taken its toll on my body. Three surgeries in the last four years haven't helped either. My body may not be able to cope with the load of playing both singles and doubles in the future. As this is the Olympic year, where qualifying for London is a top priority, I may need to focus on keeping my doubles ranking in top-10 on 11th June, which is the cut-off date for qualification. 
— Sania Mirza will concentrate on playing doubles to qualify for London Olympics / February 03, 2012
 A medal's a medal at the Olympics and it doesn't matter whether you get it in singles, doubles or mixed, 
— Sania Mirza wants to win an Olympic medal / January 16, 2012
Related Quotes: Australian Open 2012
 A loss is a loss at any stage and initially it hurts. But when I look back at where my career was a while back, there is a feeling of immense satisfaction at what I have managed to achieve, 
— Sania Mirza is disappointed with the loss in Doubles final of French Open 2011 / June 04, 2011
Related Quotes: 2011 French Open
 I have always liked Dubai. It’s like a home away from home for me. Right now we are looking at some houses before both of us leave for England for our respective assignments, 
— Sania Mirza has been house hunting in Dubai / May 20, 2010

 If you had asked me five years ago if I wanted to settle in Dubai, then I wouldn’t have given it a thought. But life takes its turns and we have come up with a decision that’s going to benefit both of us, 
— Sania Mirza saying the decision to settle in Dubai is only because of the convenience for both her and husband Shoaib Malik / May 20, 2010
 There are so many Indian and Pakistan expats here that you don’t feel you are staying from home. This apart, it will be much easier for me to travel on the Tour with so many direct flights from here than from Hyderabad, 
— Sania Mirza on the decision to settle down in Dubai / May 20, 2010
 You will be surprised to know how many mothers play tennis and most people don’t even know about it. 
— Sania Mirza on continuing her tennis career after getting married / May 20, 2010
 It will be my third Asian Games, and everytime I have played there I have won a medal. I hope to do an encore, 
— Sania Mirza is hoping to get fit by October to play in the Commonwealth Games / May 20, 2010
Related Quotes: 2010 Commonwealth Games
 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games are coming up and those are my priority this year. I would like to be fit and healthy for these events. I'm especially eager for the Commonwealth Games because it is in India and it's also going to be my first Commonwealth Games, 
— Sania Mirza is looking forward to Commonwealth Games / April 20, 2010

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