Sania Mirza Latest News:
| || Sania Mirza Retires Pulls Out Of US Open |
Sania Mirza has pulled out of the U.S. Open on because of a right wrist injury that flared at the Olympic Games. Sania had surgery on the right wrist back in April 2008 in Miami, Florida. This will leave India unrepresented in the singles events at the U.S. Open because Prakash Amritraj and Sunitha Rao both failed to qualify for the main draw of men's and women's events. The U.S. Open is scheduled to being Monday, August 25, 2008 in Flushing, New York, USA.
| || Sania Mirza Retires Hurts In Her First Round Match In The Olympic Games |
Sania Mirza had to retire hurt during her first round match in the Beijing Olympic Games because of a wrist injury. Sania was trailing Czech Iveta Benesova 1-6 1-2. The injury could also force Sania to miss her doubles first round match tomorrow. Sania is scheduled to play along with her partner Sunitha Rao against the French pair of Tatiana Golovin and Pauline Permentier. Top seed, Ana Ivanovic also had to withdraw from the single match due to a thumb injury. American Lindsey Davenport also pulled out of the singles and Maria Sharapova did not even make the trip to China becuase of her shoulder injury.
| || Sania Mirza Exits Early From Nordic Open |
Sania Mirza is having some difficultly with coming back from her injugries. Sania has hard some tough losses in early rounds of big tournaments. Today was no difference, the Indian ace, Sania, lost in three sets to Czech Iveta Benesova in the second round. Sania had won the first set 4-6 but could not finish the match and Iveta won the last two sets 6-3, 6-3. The Hyderabadi girl had already lost in her doubles match just in the first round.
| || Sania Mirza Moves On To Round Two |
Sania Mirza defeated Catalina Castano of Colombia in a hard played game but Sania won the three set match with the score of 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-4 which lasted for more then two hours. Now Sania will face Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain and a victory will put her against defending champion Venus Williams .
| || Sania Mirza Crashes Out Of The Ordina Open |
The recovery from Sania Mirza seems like it's going to be a tough fight for her. After her early exit from the WTA DFS Classic in Birmingham, she has now lost to local favorite at the Ordina Open in s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands in less then an hour with the score of 2-6, 2-6.
| || Sania Mirza Moves On To Round Two |
After lossing in the early rounds of the WTA DFS Classic in Birmingham, Sania Mirza has beaten fifth seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta, world number 23, in straight sets to move on to the second round of $175,000 Ordina Open at Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. Sania won the match in a little over an hour with the score of 6-4, 6-3.
| || Sania Mirza Comeback Disappoints, Sunitha Rao Moves On |
Sania Mirza has been away from Tennis for the past couple of months to recover from her wrist injury. Sania made her comeback at the USD 200,000 WTA DFS Classic in Birmingham. She played well but lost to New Zealand's Marina Erakovic 6-3, 6-0 in straight sets. This will help Sania get back in form to take part in the Wimbledon which begins on June 23, 2008.
On the other hand, Sunitha Rao continued her winning run by ralling to beat local challenger Naomi Cavaday 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
| || Sania Mirza Pulls Out Of French Open |
World No 32 Sania Mirza has decided not to take part in the upcoming French Open starting on May 25, 2008 due to her right wrist injury. Sania had undergone surgery in Miami, FL on April 10, and the cast was removed on May 05 and how she is undergoing physical rehabilitation. Sania hopes to be ready by June to take part in the DFS Classic in Birmingham which start June 6, 2008.
| || Sania Mirza To Undergo Surgery In Miami, USA |
Sania Mirza will have a surgery on her troublesome right wrist which will put her out of action for about a month. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Bradia done in Miami, USA .
| || Sania Mirza Move Into Pre Quarterfinal At Pacific Life Open |
Sania Mirza advanced to the pre quarterfinal at the Pacific Life Open being played at Indian Wells, California. Sania beat Shahar Peer (Israel) 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-3 in the third round match. The 21 year old Hyderabadi will now face Slovak Daniela Hantuchova.
| || Sania Mirza Opts Out Of Bangalore Open |
Sania Mirza has decided to not to play in the 600,000 Dollar WTA Tier II Bangalore Open which is scheduled to start in March. The reason giving my the Indian tennis star is the petty controversies which have been filled against her. This will also include future matches within India in the near term.
| || Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi In Australian Open Final |
Sania Mirza and her mixed double partner Mahesh Bhupathi will play in the Australian Open Final after the unseeded Indian pair defeated eighth seeds Nathalie Dechy (France) and Andy Ram (Israel) 6-4 6-2. They will now face Tiantian Sun (China) and Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia), who defeated Yan Zi (China) and Mark Knowles (Bahamas) in their semi-finals match.
| || Sania Mirza And Mahesh Bhupathi Advance To Third Round |
Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi beat the mixed doubles pair of Lisa Raymond of the United States and Simon Aspelin of Sweden 6-3, 2-6, 10-7 to move to the next round at the Australian Open.
| || Sania Mirza Advances To Third Round |
Sania Mirza beat Timea Bacsinszky (6-1, 4-6, 7-5) in a tough and hard match to move onto the thrid round where she will meat Venus Williams .
| || Sania Mirza Advances In Australian Open |
Sania Mirza and her doubles Australian partner Alicia Molik beat Eleni Daniilidou and Jasmin Woehr 6-3 4-6 6-4 to advance to the second round. Rohan Bopanna and his doubles partner Rajeev Ram beat Auckland and Sam Querrey to also advance to the second round. Sania beat Iroda Tulyaganova in her singles match to advance to the second round in the singles matches.
| || Sania Mirza Advances In Moorilla Hobart International |
Sania Mirza beat Lourdes Dominguez 6-4 6-0 in her first match at the Moorilla Hobart International to advance to the second round. She will now face Russian Alla Kudryavtseva, who beat Monique Adamczak 6-3 6-2 to advance to the second round. Mirza's hard work should also help her with the seeding at next week's Australian Open.
On side note, Sanai has been accused of insulting India's national flag at the Hopman Cup in Australia were she was caught on camera watching a match putting her feet right in front of the national flag of India.