Sania Mirza decides to retire after losing in Australian Open. Sania Mirza returned to the tennis court last year after being away from sports for two years after becoming a mother.
Sania Mirza is retiring from tennis. She says the 2022 season is the last for her. After losing Australian Open Sania gives this information. Sania and her Ukrainian partner Nadia Kichnok lost in the first round of the Australian Open. She was defeated by Tamara Zidansek and Kaja Juan of Slovenia 4-6, 6-7 (5) in one hour 37 minutes. Her next match in the mixed doubles of this Grand Slam, where she competes with Rajiv Ram of USA.
“I have decided that this will be my last season. I have been playing every week. Don’t know if I’ll be able to play for the whole season. But I want to stay for the whole season.” Sania Said. Sania Mirza is India’s most successful female tennis player. She is in number one ranking in the women’s doubles. Sania got six Grand Slam titles in her career. Among this three were won in the women’s doubles and other three in the mixed doubles. She won the Australian Open in Mixed Doubles in 2009, the French Open in 2012 and the US Open in 2014. She won Wimbledon in 2015 and US Open, Australian Open in 2016.
From 2013 Mirza started to played only doubles. Even in singles she also got a lot of success. She is far from tennis for 2 years after the birth of her son. Sania Mirza was number one in women’s doubles for about 91 weeks. Sania Mirza and her partner Martina Hingis had won 44 matches in 2015. She got the medals in the events like Asian Games, Commonwealth Games. In 2018, Sania took herself from the tennis court due to being a mother. After 2 years she come back again for this reason she had to lose her weigh about 26kg.
After her return Sania teamed up with Nadia Kichenok of Ukraine to win the women’s doubles title at Hobart International. In 2020 Sania Mirza went to play Tokyo Olympics.