Sania Mirza Career: Sania Mirza played the last Grand Slam match of her career today (January 27). Announced retirement after 22 years of international career.
Sania Mirza Career: Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna lost 6-7(2), 2-6 in the Australian Open mixed doubles final. This is the last match of Sania Mirza’s career. He announced his retirement after the Australian Open. She became emotional after her last match today (January 27) in a similar situation.
The 36-year-old Sania played her first Grand Slam match at the age of 18. However, the professional tennis career started much earlier. In 2001 she started her career with ITF Tournament of India. After that, for 22 years, she showed her strength in the world of tennis. Let’s have a look at Sania’s career.
India’s most successful female tennis player Sania Mirza played her first Grand Slam in 2005 at the Australian Open. She won the debut match and showed her strength. Reached the third round of women’s singles at this Grand Slam. She became the first Indian woman athlete to achieve this feat. Then, at the US Open 2005, she reached the fourth round of women’s singles.
In the year 2005 itself, Sania won her first singles WTA tour title. She became the first Indian woman to achieve this feat. In the same year, she managed to break into the top-50 rankings. Also named WTA Newcomer of the Year. It is noteworthy that no Indian player in the world of tennis could achieve this position before.
Sania Mirza never looked back from here. She continues to win singles and doubles matches. She won back-to-back WTA doubles titles. She continued to make her mark in the Grand Slams as well. In the year 2007, she was ranked 27th in the WTA singles rankings. Sania won one singles WTA title and 43 doubles WTA titles in her career.
6 Doubles Grand Slam titles..
In the year 2009, Sania won the first Grand Slam title of her career. She was the mixed doubles champion at the Australian Open 2009 with Mahesh Bhupathi. After that, he also won titles in French Open 2012, US Open 2014 mixed doubles. After that, she focused more on women’s doubles. In 2015, Sania won the women’s doubles titles at Wimbledon and the US Open. In 2016, she succeeded in winning the women’s doubles title at the Australian Open. Thus, she won a total of 6 doubles Grand Slam titles in her career.
No. 1 rank in women’s doubles.
Sania Mirza achieved the No. 1 ranking in women’s doubles for the first time. She achieved this position only on 13 April 2005. She remained at the top for 91 weeks.
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