Sania Mirza is an Indian professional tennis player. A former world No. 1 in the doubles discipline, she has won six Grand Slam titles in her career. From 2003 until her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the WTA as India’s No. 1 player in both the categories.
Professional Tennis player
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
3 February, 2003
- Singles – No. 27 (27 August 2007)
- Doubles – No. 1 (13 April 2015)
Birthday / Date of Birth
Sania was born on 15 November 1986, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
She is currently 31 years old.
- Father – Imran Mirza (Sports journalist)
- Mother – Naseema
- Siblings – Anam Mirza (Younger Sister)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Sania Mirza dated –
- Shahid Kapoor (2008) – Sania had a fling with Indian actor Shahid Kapoor in 2008.
- Sohrab Mirza (2009-2010) – In the following year, that is in 2009, Sania engaged her childhood friend Sohrab Mirza (Indian businessman). But, the marriage broke up shortly after in 2010.
- Shoaib Malik (2010-Present) – Pakistani cricket player Shoaib Malik started dating Sania in 2010. After dating for almost 6 months, Sania and Shoaib married in an Islamic ceremony on April 12, 2010, at the Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad, India. The couple announced their first pregnancy on social media on 23 April 2018. In October 2018, Shoaib Malik announced on Twitter that Mirza had delivered a baby boy name, Izhaan Mirza Malik.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 62 kg
- In Pounds – 137 lbs
- Measurements – 38-26-36
- Bust – 38 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 34D
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 8 (US).
She hasn’t appeared in films yet.
She hasn’t featured on television series, apart from appearing in talk shows.
Country Club’s global brand ambassador in 2013, Krrish Group’s brand ambassador for their Delhi franchise in Indian Badminton League in 2013. She has also endorsed Coca-Cola and Rodeo Drive Luxury brand in the past.
Grand Slam Singles Results
Sania has not won the Grand Slam title in singles. But, her results of the singles in the tournaments are shown below –
- Australian Open – 3R (2005, 2008)
- French Open – 2R (2007, 2011)
- Wimbledon – 2R (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009)
- US Open – 4R (2005)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Results
- Australian Open W (2009)
- French Open W (2012)
- Wimbledon QF (2011, 2013, 2015)
- US Open W (2014)
Sania Mirza Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Brad Pitt, Salman Khan, Arjun Rampal, Akshay Kumar
- Favorite Actress – Kajol, Kareena Kapoor Khan
- Favorite Movies – K3G (Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham), KKHH (Kuch Kuch Hota Hai), QSQT (Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak), Phool Aur Kante, Mohra, Maine Pyaar Kiya
- Favorite Color – Black, Red, Blue
- Favorite Food – Hyderabadi Biryani
- Favorite Place – Paris, London, Thailand
- Favorite Sport – Swimming
- Favorite Brand – Dolce, Purplelight
Sania Mirza Net worth
Sania Mirza has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2019. She owns Toyota Supra and a couple of exotic cars from brands like Audi and BMW.
Social Media Portfolio
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sania Mirza
- Mirza started playing tennis at the age of 6 and turned pro in 2003. She won 10 singles and 13 doubles titles as a junior player.
- Sania is a film fanatic, who has watched Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham around 30 times!
- In 2014, Sania Mirza became the brand ambassador of Telangana state.
- Sania was conferred the honorary degree of Doctors of Letters from MGR Educational and Research Institute in Chennai in 2008.
- She was named in the Time magazine’s 2016 list of 100 most influential people in the world.
- Sania Mirza was announced as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia, making her the first South Asian Woman to be honored with such credit.
- She has her won tennis academy in Hyderabad.
- Sania Mirza launched her autobiography titled “Ace Against Odds” in July 2016.