Sania Mirza is an Indian professional tennis player who was formerly ranked No. 1 in the women's doubles rankings. Sania Mirza began playing tennis at the time of when she was only six and her dad Imran Mirza was her initially mentor. Later on she was mentored by Roger Anderson.
According to 2010 Google Trends examination, Sania Mirza was the most searched Indian Sports identity on internet searcher.
Sania Mirza became one the first South Asian Woman to feature as UN Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia in 2013.
Sania Mirza is the first Indian woman to win a WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) title. WTA also ranked her India’s number 1 player from 2003 to 2013.
She is the highest ranked female player ever from India, achieving World No. 27 in singles in 2007 is Sania Mirza. But a serious wrist injury constrained her to stop her singles career and take part in doubles circuit.
As a junior player Sania Mirza had won 10 Singles and 13 doubles title.
Mirza has won silver medal in Women’s singles and a bronze medal in Women’s doubles at 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Sania Mirza became second Indian tennis player to get honoured with country’s highest award for achievement in sports i.e. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.