Sania Mirza retirement: Australia Open is the last Grand Slam event of Sania Mirza's career. Her women's doubles career ended with a defeat. There is still hope in mixed doubles. In this, veteran Indian player Rohan Bopanna will be her partner.
Sania Mirza Career: Sania Mirza's women's doubles career ended with a defeat.
Sania Mirza News: The Australian Open is the last Grand Slam event of India's female tennis star Sania Mirza's career. After this tournament, she will say goodbye to tennis. Her women's doubles career ended with a defeat. Sania Mirza and her Kazakhstan partner Ana Danilina crashed out of the Australian Open after losing in the second round.
The pair of Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium and Anhelina Kalinina of Ukraine defeated them 4-6, 6-4, 2-6. Sania Mirza's hopes remain in mixed doubles. In this, veteran Indian player Rohan Bopanna will be his partner. In such a situation, it will be a matter to be seen whether Sania Mirza will be able to win her last Grand Slam title. The pair both had won the 2017 French Open title.
Sania and Rohan pair in the second round
The mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the second round on Saturday. They defeated Australia's Jamie Fourlis and Luke Saville 7–5, 6–3 in one hour and 14 minutes. Six-time Grand Slam champion Sania Mirza will face the winner of the match between Nicole Melichar-Martinez/Mattvey Middelkup and Alain Perez/Harry Heliovara in the round of 16.
Sania Mirza has won 3 Women's Doubles Grand Slam titles
Sania Mirza has won 3 Women's Doubles Grand Slam titles. She is eyeing her 7th major title at the Australian Open. She has so far won a total of 6 Grand Slams including 3 mixed doubles and 3 women's doubles. She won Wimbledon and US Open in 2015 and Australian Open in 2016 in Women's Doubles. Earlier, she played in the final of the French Open in the year 2011. At the same time, won Wimbledon in 2009, French Open in 2012, and US Open in 2014 in Mixed Doubles. Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupati won the Australian Open Mixed Doubles title in 2009.