India is a sports-loving nation and has a special space in India. We are blessed to have Word class athletes and players which has produced so many great sportsmen in every sport. In recent times Indian women athletes have amazed us by breaking the gender barrier and created a niche which inspired the future generation. Players like Sania Mirza, Mary Kom, Mithali Raj, Saina Nehwal, Geeta Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Deepa Malik, PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Mithali Raj to name a few have reached the top against odds and also made us proud by being trailblazers the best game-changers we will ever know. They have taught us to look beyond gender stereotypes and paved the way to empower us all.
Sania Mirza has had a long and illustrious career, has won several trophies, and awards. She is one of the most popular female sportspersons in our country. She is a trailblazer who has brought women tennis in the limelight and at the same time and inspired young athletes to take up the sports. She also holds the rare record of being the only player to have broken into the top 30 of the WTA singles rankings. She has a legendary status in the doubles circuit by partnering with Martina Hingis playing with some of the best players in women’s and mixed doubles. They went to become the best doubles players on the planet, winning 3 Slams and 2 WTA Finals titles.
Tennis Ace player Sania Mirza and partner Shuai Zhang her first title of the year defeating Kaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe in the women’s doubles final of the Ostrava Open. This is Sania’s first WTA win in 20 months, she had last won WTA title at the Hobart International way back in January 2020. Mirza and Zhang beat their opponents from Japan also in straight sets, 6-2 7-5, in the semi final match.
It is the second final that Mirza played in this season and her first win in 2021. She finished as runner-at the WTA 250 Cleveland event in the US last month with Chirstina Mchale.