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Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza
  • Residence: Hyderabad, India
  • Date of Birth: 15 Nov 1986
  • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
  • Height: 5' 8" (1.73m)
  • Weight: 126 lbs. (57kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2003)

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Sania Mirza Biography

Coached by father, Imran and Roger Anderson ... Began playing tennis at age 6 ... Father is a builder; mother, Naseema, works in printing business; sister is Anam ... Likes movie Ocean's 11 and actors Brad Pitt and Hugh Grant ... Likes hip hop, including Eminem ... Also likes playing cricket and swimming ... Most admires Gandhi; tennis player most admired is Steffi Graf.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 1 20
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 14
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 4
Prize Money $307,324 $3,487,244
W/L - Singles 0 - 0 271 - 161
W/L - Doubles 31 - 16 318 - 166
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
- 1941 5
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
27-Aug-2007 (27) 07-Jul-2014 (5)
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  • Dubai: Mirza Interview

    February 23, 2013
    An interview with Sania Mirza after her win in the doubles final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
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2013 - First season played exclusively in doubles, and first Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.9); won five WTA doubles titles (two w/Mattek-Sands, one w/Zheng and two w/Black).

2012 - Played singles first six months, best results being one QF at Pattaya City and one 2r; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying four times; last singles event was Eastbourne in June (falling in qualifying - has not played singles since); won two WTA doubles titles.

2011 - Sixth Top 100 finish in last seven years; QF at Charleston; reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r nine times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times; won three WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on September 12 (after US Open; rose from No.11 to No.10); withdrew from Kuala Lumpur w/right knee injury and from Guangzhou, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] and Osaka w/left knee injury.

2010 - QF at Guangzhou; reached 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; missed four months from February to June w/right wrist injury (incl. withdrawing from Roland Garros).

2009 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Pattaya City (l. to Zvonareva in final); SF twice at Birmingham (l. to Rybarikova) and Osaka (l. to Schiavone); reached 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros and Miami - l. to Johansson 16 76(2) 76(8); held mp at 7-6 in third set tie-break); fell in qualifying three times; won one WTA doubles title; won first Grand Slam title in mixed doubles at Australian Open (w/Bhupathi); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Hobart; reached 4r once, 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon - l. to Martínez Sánchez 60 46 97; had 4mp - 1mp at 5-4 and 3mp at 6-5); fell 1r three times (incl. Olympics); had two right wrist injury lay-offs, first in spring (withdrew from Miami and Amelia Island, underwent surgery on April 10, then withdrew from Rome, Strasbourg and Roland Garros) and second in summer/fall (retired in Olympics 1r then withdrew from all post-Olympics events, incl. US Open); first Indian woman ever to surpass $1 million in career prize money.

2007 - Season of two halves sandwiched around two-month lay-off in spring; went 10-4 to start, best results being SFs at Hobart (l. to Chakvetadze) and Pattaya City (l. to Dulko) and QF at Bangalore; withdrew before Doha 2r w/right knee injury; underwent right knee surgery on March 2 and withdrew from Indian Wells, Miami, Amelia Island and Berlin (missing 10 weeks in total); went 20-15 rest of season, best results being runner-up finish at Stanford (l. to Chakvetadze in final), SF at Cincinnati (l. to Chakvetadze) and QF twice at San Diego and Tokyo [Japan Open]; set new career-high No.27 on August 27; withdrew from Kolkata and Seoul w/right wrist injury and Linz and Québec City w/abdominal strain; won four WTA doubles titles.

2006 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Kolkata (l. to Hingis); QF four times at Cincinnati, Forest Hills, Seoul and Tashkent; reached 3r three times and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors); won two WTA doubles titles.

2005 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.31); won first WTA title at Hyderabad (d. A.Bondarenko in final); runner-up at Forest Hills (l. to Safarova in final); SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Golovin); QF twice at Dubai and Cincinnati; reached 4r once (US Open), 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying three times; made Top 100 debut on February 14 (after Hyderabad; rose from No.134 to No.99) and Top 50 debut on August 8 (after San Diego; rose from No.59 to No.48); first Indian woman to win a WTA title (at Hyderabad), first Indian woman to reach a Grand Slam 3r (at Australian Open) then raised the bar (4r at US Open), and first Indian woman to crack Top 50.

2004 - Fell 1r twice; won first WTA doubles title at Hyderabad (w/Huber; first Indian ever to win a WTA title of any kind); won six singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first WTA main draw at Hyderabad, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying once; won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in India.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2005 - Hyderabad.
Finalist (3): 2009 - Pattaya City; 2007 - Stanford; 2005 - Forest Hills.

DOUBLES
Winner (20): 2014 - Oeiras (w/Black); 2013 - Brisbane, Dubai (both w/Mattek-Sands), New Haven (w/Zheng), Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing (both w/Black); 2012 - Pattaya City (w/Rodionova), Brussels (w/Mattek-Sands); 2011 - Indian Wells, Charleston (both w/Vesnina), College Park (w/Shvedova); 2010 - Guangzhou (w/Gallovits-Hall); 2009 - Ponte Vedra Beach (w/Chuang); 2007 - Fès (w/King), Cincinnati (w/Mattek-Sands), Stanford (w/Peer), New Haven (w/Santangelo); 2006 - Bangalore, Kolkata (both w/Huber); 2004 - Hyderabad (w/Huber).
Finalist (12): 2014 - Indian Wells, Stuttgart, Montréal (all w/Black); 2013 - Stuttgart (w/Mattek-Sands); 2012 - Dubai, Indian Wells (both w/Vesnina), Beijing (w/Llagostera Vives); 2011 - Roland Garros (w/Vesnina); 2007 - Istanbul (w/Chan); 2006 - Amelia Island (w/Huber), Istanbul (w/Molik), Cincinnati (w/Domachowska).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (2): 2012 - Roland Garros (w/Bhupathi); 2009 - Australian Open (w/Bhupathi).
Finalist (2): 2014 - Australian Open (w/Tecau); 2008 - Australian Open (w/Bhupathi).

ADDITIONAL
Indian Fed Cup Team, 2003-04, 2006, 2008, 2010-11; Indian Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 1 20
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 14
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 4
Prize Money $307,324 $3,487,244
W/L - Singles 0 - 0 271 - 161
W/L - Doubles 31 - 16 318 - 166

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
7 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 1r 2r 3r 2r 2r 3r
2 / 5 FRENCH OPEN - 2r - 1r - 2r 1r 1r
4 / 7 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 2r 2r 2r 1r 2r
8 / 6 US OPEN - 1r 2r 2r - 3r 2r 4r

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
13 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN QF 1r SF 1r 3r 1r 3r 3r
14 / 8 FRENCH OPEN QF 3r 1r F - 2r - 1r
17 / 10 WIMBLEDON 2r 3r 3r SF 2r 2r QF 3r
14 / 8 US OPEN - SF 3r 3r 1r 2r - QF
W/L   2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
13 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - -
14 / 8 FRENCH OPEN 3r 2r - - - - -
17 / 10 WIMBLEDON 2r 1r - - - - -
14 / 8 US OPEN 3r 1r - - - - -

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Sania Mirza Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
- 1941 5

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 160
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R64 100
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R64 60
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 90
27/08/2007 US OPEN R32 90
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R64 60
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
28/08/2006 US OPEN R64 38
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
29/08/2005 US OPEN R16 140
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 54
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 72
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2012 280 12
2011 88 11
2010 166 61
2009 58 37
2008 99 61
2007 32 18
2006 66 24
2005 31 111
2004 206 178
2003 399 346
2002 837 955
2001 987 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
27-Aug-2007 (27) 07-Jul-2014 (5)

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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 160
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R64 100
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R64 60
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 90
27/08/2007 US OPEN R32 90
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R64 60
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
28/08/2006 US OPEN R64 38
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
29/08/2005 US OPEN R16 140
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 54
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 72

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
18/06/2012 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
21/05/2012 BRUSSELS S 20
20/03/2012 MIAMI Q - R32 20
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
20/02/2012 DUBAI Q - R32 1
15/08/2011 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
08/08/2011 TORONTO Q - R32 20
01/08/2011 CARLSBAD R64 1
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE Q - Q 12
30/04/2011 MADRID Q 30
Date Tournament Round Points
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON Q 132
22/03/2011 MIAMI R16 80
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
21/02/2011 DOHA R16 60
14/02/2011 DUBAI R32 70
16/08/2010 MONTREAL Q - R64 1
09/08/2010 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE Q - Q 12
14/02/2010 DUBAI R64 1
03/10/2009 BEIJING Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
27/09/2009 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q 30
17/08/2009 TORONTO Q - R32 20
15/06/2009 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/05/2009 MADRID Q - R32 1
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON R32 40
25/03/2009 MIAMI R128 5
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
15/02/2009 DUBAI R32 60

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
06/02/2012 PATTAYA CITY Q 70
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
22/08/2011 DALLAS R32 1
25/07/2011 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
16/05/2011 STRASBOURG R32 1
07/02/2011 PATTAYA CITY Q - R16 1
03/01/2011 AUCKLAND Q - Q 10
18/10/2010 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
20/09/2010 TASHKENT R32 1
13/09/2010 GUANGZHOU Q 70
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R32 15
08/02/2010 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
10/01/2010 HOBART R32 1
04/01/2010 AUCKLAND R16 30
12/10/2009 OSAKA S 130
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM S 130
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH R32 1
09/02/2009 PATTAYA CITY F 200
Date Tournament Round Points

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
28/07/2008 STOCKHOLM R16 15
21/07/2008 LOS ANGELES R32 20
14/07/2008 STANFORD R32 1
15/06/2008 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R16 20
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R32 1
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS R16 65
25/02/2008 DUBAI R16 40
18/02/2008 DOHA R64 1
06/01/2008 HOBART Q 30
15/10/2007 ZURICH R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
08/10/2007 MOSCOW R32 1
01/10/2007 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q 35
19/08/2007 NEW HAVEN R16 35
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES R16 35
30/07/2007 SAN DIEGO Q 110
23/07/2007 STANFORD F 190
16/07/2007 CINCINNATI S 65
17/06/2007 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM R32 10
21/05/2007 ISTANBUL R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
14/05/2007 FES R32 1
26/02/2007 DOHA R16 35
12/02/2007 BANGALORE Q 35
05/02/2007 PATTAYA CITY S 50
07/01/2007 HOBART S 50
09/10/2006 BANGKOK R32 1
02/10/2006 TASHKENT Q 24
25/09/2006 SEOUL Q 24
18/09/2006 KOLKATA S 55
21/08/2006 FOREST HILLS Q 24
Date Tournament Round Points
14/08/2006 MONTREAL R64 1
07/08/2006 LOS ANGELES R64 1
31/07/2006 SAN DIEGO R16 42
24/07/2006 STANFORD R32 1
17/07/2006 CINCINNATI Q 30
18/06/2006 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM R16 16
22/05/2006 ISTANBUL R16 16
03/04/2006 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
22/03/2006 MIAMI R128 1
Date Tournament Round Points
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS R32 28
20/02/2006 DUBAI R32 1
13/02/2006 BANGALORE R16 16
06/02/2006 PARIS R16 25
08/01/2006 SYDNEY R32 1
10/10/2005 BANGKOK R16 18
03/10/2005 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 88
19/09/2005 KOLKATA R16 17
12/09/2005 BALI R32 1
23/08/2005 FOREST HILLS F 84
Date Tournament Round Points
08/08/2005 LOS ANGELES R64 1
01/08/2005 SAN DIEGO Q 104
25/07/2005 STANFORD Q 38
18/07/2005 CINCINNATI Q 53
13/06/2005 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM R32 11
16/05/2005 STRASBOURG Q - R16 2
23/03/2005 MIAMI R128 1
28/02/2005 DUBAI Q 102
07/02/2005 HYDERABAD W 117
Date Tournament Round Points
09/01/2005 HOBART Q - R16 4
05/04/2004 CASABLANCA R32 1
16/02/2004 HYDERABAD R32 1
10/02/2003 DOHA Q - R32 1
03/02/2003 HYDERABAD R32 1

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