Kolkata, Sept.18: The Sunfeast Open glamour quotient is at a high. Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar arrived here today to promote the WTA Tier III tournament. Addressing a joint press conference with Sania Mirza, Tendulkar said he was a great fan of tennis and loved to play it too.
Tendulkar refused to talk much on cricket, but said it was for the selectors to decide on who would be the next captain of the Indian team.
As far as he was concerned, the little master said playing good cricket was all that mattered to him. He also had a word of praise for Team India's performance in the Twenty-Twenty series. He said the team had been playing well.
California: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza continued her winning spree by defeating Israel's Shahar Peer in the third round of the Pacific Life Open Tournament at Indian Wells, California. With the win over Peer, Sania has moved to the of the USD 2.1 million Pacific Life Open Tournament.
After losing the first set in the tie-break, the Indian sensation who is ranked 32nd in the world beat Peer 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-3 in the three round match, last night.
when she was beaten 6-0, 4-6, 9-7 by Maria Martinez Sanchez.
Sania was expected to beat the Spaniard who has never won a match at the grass-court Grand Slam until this week. She was not able to overcome a storming start made by Martinez Sanchez, who won the first set for 6-0.
Sania got her act together in the second set when she played some nice lobe shots to Sanchez attacking net game.
Islamabad, Nov 19 : Due to lack of sponsors, Indian women tennis ace Sania Mirza’s proposed Pakistan tour has reportedly been postponed.
The tour was jointly planned by the PTF (Pakistan Tennis Federation) and the (ITF) Indian Tennis Federation to promote tennis and improve bilateral relations between the two federations, reported the Daily Times.
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Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik are caught in a love triangle with Aisha Siddiqui. The sticky situation between the threesome involves Siddiqui’s claim that Malik, a Pakistani cricket player, is her husband and can not legally marry Mirza, Indian tennis player, as planned in Hyderabad on April 15th.
Mirza’s family maintains that the wedding is still “on” despite a recent admission by Siddiqui to the Indian press stating that she, the daughter of Saudi Arabian businessman Ahmed Siddiqi. Siddiqi has the proof of the couple’s marriage in June of 2002, and with the public presentation of the Nikahnama, or marriage certificate, has furthered controversy.
Malik is in Hyderabad trying to finalize wedding plans and would like to move the ceremony to Dubai from the Hotel Taj Krishna, Hyderabad locale. Sania is suffering pre-wedding jitters. The public is debating the hot issue of Malik marrying Sania. Siddiqi and her family are threatening to have the Cricketer arrested for “the criminal case of cheating” if he does not give her a formal divorce and have already retained a Pakistani divorce lawyer.
Sania Mirza was born in Mumbai, India on the 15th November, 1986 to Mr. Imran Mirza and Naseema. Saniya Mirza’s father Imran was a sports journalist previously after that he went into the printing business and finally he became a builder and her mother Naseema was associated with the printing industry. The family later relocated themselves in the city of Hyderabad. Saniya Mirza got her schooling from Nasr School Khairatabad and passed her SSC examination with first division securing 63% marks.
Saniya Mirza has got a younger sister by the name of Anam. Saniya was drawn to the lawn tennis by her father; she started playing tennis at the tender age of six at Nizam Club Hyderabad. When Saniya was first taken to the coach he refused to coach her, later on after a week he called up the parents of Saniya and told them that he has never seen such a talent at such a tender age. Her initial training was handled by CK Bhupati father of Mahesh Bhupati, the legendary Indian tennis player.
Sania Mirza’s father was unable to take care of the expenses of the training of Saniya therefore he approached some business houses for help, GVK industries and Adidas started to sponsor her from the age of 12 years. Later on her father Imran took over as her coach. Her physiotherapist is Badrinath.