Tennis is among the most popular sports globally. But Women’s tennis tournaments especially have a different craze. There are many hot female tennis players all around the world. However, in India, the sexiest female tennis player is Sania Mirza.
She is an Indian Tennis star. She was born on 15 November 1986. And her birthplace was Mumbai. She belongs to a Hyderabadi Muslim family. Her father is a sports journalist. However, the Family moved to Hyderabad after her birth. Also, she has a younger sister. Her name is Anam.
Sania Mirza was six years old when she first played tennis. Her Father coached her. And she was later coached by Roger Anderson. In her career, she has won six major titles. Her titles include three women’s doubles. And three mixed doubles. Also, she holds the number 1 ranking in Indian singles by the Women’s Tennis Association.
She had beaten many of the star players. In Singles, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, and Marion Bartoli. Also, she had beaten former world number one Martina Hingis, Dinara Safina, and Victoria Azarenka.
She has won 43 titles in doubles. And for 91 weeks she was at world number 1 ranking. The total number of medals won by her is 14 which includes 6 Golds.
She has won at major sports events worldwide. And some of them are Asian Games, The Commonwealth Games, and Afro-Asian Games.
World media recognized Sania Mirza many times. In 2016, The Time Magazine listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world. Also, Time Magazine in 2005 named her in “50 Heroes of Asia”. And The Economic Times listed her as the “33 women who made India proud”.
She has always gained attention for her good looks. And for being among the sexiest female tennis players. Most of the youth follow her. As a result, she has over 11.8 million followers on Instagram. Also, Sania Mirza is among the top 10 most followed tennis players on Twitter. And she has over 9.1 million followers. She’s among the top-ranked tennis players in the world. And her name comes along with big players’ names like Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Serena Williams.
Brands endorsed by Sania Mirza:
Apart from her achievements. She’s the sexiest female tennis player which leads her to be the brand ambassador for big brands. Some of the international brands endorsed by her are Adidas and Cadbury Bournvita. Also, Volini, Kesh King, and Centuary Mattresses are some of the other brands.
Sania Mirza also became the brand Ambassador for the Indian State of Telangana in 2014. But as she spent her childhood in Hyderabad, she established a tennis academy there. As a result, many young children get the opportunity and environment to grow.
Sania Mirza has a long list of Awards. And some include the most respected Awards in India. She got the Arjuna Award in 2004. The WTA Newcomer in 2005. The Padma Shri Award in 2006. In 2015, The Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. And BBC list of 100 Inspiring Women in 2015. The Padma Bhushan in 2016.The NRI of the Year in 2016. And Pinkvilla Style Icons Awards in 2023.
Sania Mirza married in 2010. And to the famous Pakistani Cricket player Shoaib Malik. The couple looks adorable together. And they have a beautiful son named Izhaan Mirza Malik born in 2018. But being a mother doesn’t let her stop playing tennis. She took a break for two years. And she made her comeback from “Hobart International” in January 2020. However, she’s still considered among the sexiest female tennis players.
According to a news article, she refused to play doubles with Israeli tennis player Shahar Pe’er. But it appeared she had fear of protests from India’s Muslim community in 2006. Also in 2008 she issued a statement that she won’t appear in tennis tournaments starting Banglore Open. But she chose to take part at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Sania Mirza has been a great icon for worldwide youth. Also, she is an inspiration for many girls. But some social media and religious activists judge her for her outfits. However, regardless of what people think. She has always made everyone around her proud.
Sania Mirza is the sexiest female tennis player. And not just because of her outfits. But the way she played and the Awards she has won. Also, she quoted very well that “As long as I am winning. People shouldn’t care whether my skirt is six inches long or six feet long.