Sania Mirza is a professional women’s tennis player from India In a region where female sports is still very underdeveloped compared to other parts of the world, Sania Mirza has risen to the top level through her determination and has become a national icon in the process. She has millions of fans all over the world who can keep in touch with her through Sania Mirza’s official Twitter profile twitter.com/MirzaSania and her Facebook page facebook.com/sania.mirza.
Sania Mirza holds the distinction of being the highest ranked female tennis player from India and has some notable achievements to her name. Sania Mirza is the only Indian woman to have won a Grand Slam which she achieved by winning the 2009 Australian Open in the mixed doubles category with Mahesh Bhupathi an went on to repeat her success at the 2012 French Open.
Sania Mirza also has a large number of trophies to her name which includes a junior doubles title at Wimbledon in 2003 and a WTA tour title and 6 medals at the Asian games. Her achievements led her to become the highest ranked female Indian player with a rank of 27 in singles and a rank of 5 in doubles. She has also received the Arjuna Award and the Padma Shiri from the Indian government in recognition of her achievements.