About Sania Mirza


RANKING
Current Ranking - Singles 40
Career High - Singles 31 (10 October, 2005)
Current Ranking - Doubles 37
Career High - Doubles 37 (8 May, 2006)





PROFILE
Born on 15 November, 1986
Residence Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Place of Birth Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), Maharashtra, India
Weight 59 Kgs
Height 1.53 Metres
Coach C.G.Krishna Bhupathi (Father of Mahesh Bhupathi)
Plays Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)













EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING
Clothing Adidas
Shoes Adidas
Racquet Head




Born to Imran Mirza and Nasima Mirza, Sania began playing lawn tennis at the young age of six. C.G.Krishna Bhupathi, father of Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi was her coach when she started playing at the Nizam club in her home town of Hyderabad. She learnt professional tennis at the Sinnet tennis academy in Secunderabad and later moved to the Ace tennis academy in USA.

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. She became the first Indian to achieve the feat. Sania Mirza has also been honoured with the prestigious Arjuna award by the Indian government for the year 2004.

Sania admires Steffi Graf and her favourite movie is Ocean's 11. She adores Biryani and her favourite colours are red and black.