Full Name: Sania Mirza
Born: 15 November, 1986
Height: 1.53 Metres
Weight: 59 Kgs
Country: India
Sports: Tennis
Personal bests: WTA singles title in Hyderabad 2005. Two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles at 2009 Australian Open and 2012 French Open. She has won 14 ITF titles.

Profile:

Sania is well known for her powerful forehand ground strokes. She is the first ever Indian to break into the top 30 WTA rankings in singles and top 10 in doubles. Mirza has defeated many top players, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, Marion Bartoli and former world No. 1 Martina Hingis and Dinara Safina.

Her first appearance in the international arena was when she represented India at the World Junior Championship in 1999 held at Jakarta, Indonesia.

Sania Mirza created history when she reached the third round of Australian Open 2005.

Sania Mirza has also been honoured with the prestigious Arjuna award by the Indian government for the year 2004.

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