After cruising through the first set of the final, they fell behind in the second set but won the next four games to beat second seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in straight sets. Then, in Dubaishe was beaten by Aleksandra Wozniak in the first qualifying round.
Nehwal again dug deep into her reservoir to eke out a win over world No. After splitting two very close sets against two-time Grand Slam champions Makarova and Vesnina, Hingis and Mirza — who were playing just their second Grand Slam together — fell behind in the third set were a game away from going out.
Mirza paired up with former partner and good friend American Bethanie Mattek-Sands for the Apia International and went on to win the tournament for her 23rd career title 5th with Mattek-Sands beating the highly fancied 2nd seeds Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta in the quarters and top seeds Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears in the finals,  but lost in the second round at Melbourne.
Mirza then fell in the qualifying at Eastbourne and also lost in the first round of Wimbledon; however, she did manage to finish runner-up at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Wrexham.
At the US Open the pair entered the tournament as the top seed and went on to win the title defeating Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova in the finals. She was defeated by the Japanese Sayaka Sato in a tight three-set match with score 17—21, 21—19 and 21— Mirza and her doubles partner Chia-jung Chuang of Chinese Taipei made the semifinals of the doubles event.
She won four doubles titles in This boasted her morale and determination, she said. In the quarterfinals against the mighty Chinese, Nehwal put up her best performance and beat the then world number two Xin Wang in straight sets 21—15, 21—11, but still the Chinese managed to move into the semi finals with a 3—1 win over India.
In the quarter-finals Nehwal lost a nail biting 3-gamer to world number 16 Maria Kristin Yulianti. At the Asian Games, Nehwal made history by winning the first Asian badminton medal for India by a woman.
Nehwal, who reached the quarterfinals in the last two editions of the event, had to be content with yet another last-eight finish.
She also lost in the first round at French OpenGalina Voskoboeva. She managed to acquire the 27th position in singles, while she was ranked 18th in the doubles event.
Her next tournament was in Sydney where she played doubles only alongside Roberta Vinci, but lost in round one. Mirza started her year by playing at the doubles event of the Moorilla Hobart International. Playing at Rogers Cup the pair lost to the future world No.
Her coach cited the week-old knee injury for her below par performance. Success on the Junior ITF circuit[ edit ] Sania Mirza began playing tennis at the age of six, turning professional in Sania in a recent interview credited her school for giving her the freedom to pursue her dream.
She registered semifinal finishes at the India Open and Malaysia Open.
Trained by her father, Sania was motivated by her family to take the game seriously. On 15 Julywith InMirza reached the third round of the Australian Openlosing to the champion Serena Williams.
Nehwal lost in the semi finals of Japan Super Series against Juliane Schenk of Germany in straight games 19—21, 10— She then participated in the Miami Masters and lost to Mathilde Johansson in the first round. Nawab Mirza Khan " Daagh ", Urdu poet.
In November, she represented India at the Asian Games. She lost in round 2 of doubles in Madrid and also in Rome. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. She made the semis in doubles in the same tournament.Sania Mirza gave birth to a baby boy on October Sania and Shoaib Malik had announced the pregnancy saying they were making room in their lockers for a new member.
They later named their son Izhaan Mirza-Malik, which means God's gift. Pankaj Advani and Ajay Maken on Tuesday have hammered the administration for decreasing the Rajiv Khel Ratna to a negligible "famous" honor, getting "influenced" by the buildup made around Sania Mirza's accomplishments and presenting it to her.
Sania Mirza (Urdu: ثانیہ مرزا), born November 15,is an Indian tennis player. She began her tennis career in In she was given the Arjuna award by the Indian Government.
She is known for her powerful forehand ground strokes. Sania Mirza was born to Imran Mirza (a sports journalist) and Nasima Mirza (homemaker), on 15 November Brought up in a devout Muslim family in Hyderabad, Sania had the passion for tennis at a very early age and started playing the game, when she was six years old.
Sania Mirza (right) won the Wimbledon ladies' doubles alongside Martina Hingis in Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik are.
Oct 30, · Heres some good news pouring in! Tennis star Sania Mirza and her cricketer hubby Shoaib Malik are now proud parents of a baby boy.
Meanwhile, Sanyas bestie from Bollywood, Farah Khan too couldnt.Download