Sania Mirza – A look at Indian superstar’s legendary tennis career

Harshit Bisht

Feb 22, 2023

2-decade long career

The 36-year-old Sania played at the highest level for 20 years. She turned pro in February 2003 and pulled the curtains in February 2023.

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Grand Slam debut in 2005

Sania made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open during the 2005 season, and her last appearance at the Slam was also at the same venue earlier this year.

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6-time Grand Slam winner

Sania Mirza won a total of six Grand Slam titles during her career.

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3 titles in women's doubles

As a women’s doubles player, she won the Australian Open in 2016, Wimbledon, and the US Open in 2015.

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3 mixed doubles titles

Sania partnered Mahesh Bhupathi to win the 2009 Australian and 2012 French Open mixed doubles titles. She joined hands with Brazilian Bruno Soares to win the 2014 US Open.

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Former world No. 1 in doubles

Sania reached the No. 1 position in the doubles rankings. She has spent 91 weeks (about 1 year and 9 months) as the world No. 1 in doubles.

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Reached No. 27 in singles

Her career-best singles rank was 27, which she achieved on August 27, 2007.

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Iconic wins against Hingis & more

During her iconic career, Sania secured wins over Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, and Marion Bartoli in singles, as well as former world number ones Martina Hingis, Dinara Safina, and Victoria Azarenka.

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Last match in Dubai

At the 2023 Dubai Tennis Championships, she partnered Madison Keys for the last tournament of her career.

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