SANIA MIRZA

  • I want to become world no. 1 in doubles: Sania Mirza October 28, 2014

    "In 2010, I thought I was going to retire. And here I am in 2014, playing the best tennis of my life. Hopefully, I can get to my goal of becoming No. 1 next year," Sania said. ...
  • Going through a great phase in my career, says Sania Mirza October 6, 2014

    Sania Mirza finished with two medals at the recently concluded Asian Games by bagging a gold and bronze in mixed doubles and women's doubles respectively. ...
  • Sania Mirza to play Asian Games: AITA September 12, 2014

    In a significant development, Sania Mirza has agreed to play in the upcoming Asian Games, two days after AITA announced that they would allow top players to miss the Incheon event. ...
  • I hope to win Wimbledon one day, says US Open winner Sania Mirza September 7, 2014

    Sania, who won the US Open mixed doubles with her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares, spoke to CNNIBN upon returning from New York. ...
  • News 360: AlQaeda launches India wing September 4, 2014

    Union Home Ministry issued an allIndia alert and sent investigative teams to sensitive areas after an AlQaeda video announced the launch of its terror wing in the country. The Intelligence Bureau is verifying the authenticity of the video after the Home Ministry asked the agency for a report on the...
  • News 360: Setback for Congress as AG rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post July 25, 2014

    In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The AG has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of Opposition post. ...
  • Watch: VHP protests against Sania Mirza being made the Telangana brand ambassador July 25, 2014

    A day after a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA slammed tennis player Sania Mirza for being named the brand ambassador of Telangana, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has also protested against it. VHP's Telangana State Working President has said that he will submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister opposing the move....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP distances itself from party leader's statement on Sania Mirza July 24, 2014

    Sani Mirza is India's pride in the world sporting circuit, ranked number 5 in doubles in international tennis. Yet, BJP MLA from Telangana K Laxman called Sania an outsider and said that she is worthy of being Telangana's brand ambassador. After furore over the remark, BJP has distanced itself from...
  • News 360: Telangana BJP opposes Sania as state's brand ambassador July 24, 2014

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughterinlaw of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. ...
  • BJP opposes Sania honour: Are we insulting our champions? July 24, 2014

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughterinlaw of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. CNNIBN takes...
  • Politicians vs Sania: Has Sania Mirza been insulted by our political class? July 24, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MP K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania as the daughterinlaw of Pakistan. ...
  • Remarks against Sania made to get cheap publicity: Ashwini Nachappa July 24, 2014

    Indian athlete Ashwini Nachappa said that Sania Mirza is an Indian citizen and she is an Arjuna and Padma Shri Awardee. The remarks against her are an insult to her achievements. ...
  • BJP leader K Laxman calls Sania Mirza "daughterinlaw" of Pakistan July 24, 2014

    Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday opposed the state government's decision to appoint tennis icon Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, terming her as "daughterinlaw" of Pakistan. ...
  • Sania Mirza is daughter of India, says Renuka Choudhary July 24, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Renuka Choudhary came out strongly in support of tennis star Sania Mirza. She said, "Sania Mirza is our daughter. She is a sportswomen. What is the issue." The remarks came in the backdrop BJP leaders opposing Sania's appointment as Telangana brand ambassador. ...
  • Happy to be back in top 10: Sania Mirza November 1, 2013

    Riding on some strong performances this season partnering with Cara Black, the Indian ace has broken into top 10 in rankings. ...
  • Sania Mirza poses for magazine cover July 16, 2013

    Just back from her campaign at the Wimbledon, Saina Mirza is in Mumbai shooting for a magazine cover. ...
  • Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik to match steps for the first time on TV December 20, 2012

    No I am quite excited actually, I like discovering new things, said Sania Mirza. ...
  • I was dragged into controversy, says Sania Mirza October 15, 2012

    Indian tennis star has broken silence about the London Olympics controversy. ...
  • IOA slams AITA on staff selection criteria July 15, 2012

    Tennis player Sania Mirza's mother, Naseema is part of the staff and that's understood to be a bone of contention. ...
  • Sania leaves tennis row behind to rock at Olympics July 9, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Sania Mirza said she is past the selection row and now is eyeing a good show with Leander Paes in the London 2012 mixeddoubles. ...
  • FTN: Is Indian sport still a male domain? June 27, 2012

    Sania Mirza has slammed the All India Tennis Association and Leander Paes for male chauvinism. ...
  • Sania should be proud to play with Paes: Mishra June 27, 2012

    National selector SP Mishra said that a player can chose his or her partner for an open event, but they don't have that preference while representing the country. ...
  • 'I married a person not a Pakistani' April 16, 2010

    SaniaShoaib speak on CNNIBN exclusive interview about their marriage. ...
  • Public figures are entitled to private life April 6, 2010

    Sania Mirza has asked the media to be more responsible in covering the controversy surrounding her marriage. More revelations in the Shoab Malik Sania Mirza impending marriage. Ayesha Siddiqi the woman who claims she is married to Shoiab has now said she suffered a miscarriage during their marriage and has...
  • The Week that Wasn't: Cyrus makes fun of Sania, Salman January 25, 2010

    Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at everyone and everything from Sania Mirzas decision to quit Tennis after marriage, Salman Khans accent, the Ambani brothers feud or even the 26/11 attacker Ajmal Kasab speaking Marathi in a Mumbai court. ...
  • Sania Mirza has matured as a player: Vijay Amritraj December 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Tennis icon Vijay Amritraj said he thinks that Sania Mirza has matured as a player and she is winning matches even when she is not playing a hundred per cent. He said that comes more with age and having played more tournaments in pressured situations. ...
  • Abhinav, Sania set to kickstart 2010 games countdown October 28, 2009

    Suresh Kalmadi taking the stage with 2 of Indian sports biggest stars Abhinav Bindra and Sania Mirza and these two will kick off the countdown for the 2010 Delhi Games . ...
  • Watch: Sania excited about 2010 Games' baton relay October 27, 2009

    India's tennis sensation Sania Mirza will be part of the baton relay for the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Watch: Sania back on court post engagement July 14, 2009

    New Delhi: After her engagement last week Sania Mirza is back on court. This time she was accompanied by her fiance Sohrab Mirza and her father. While Mirza practised at the Lal Bahadur tennis stadium, Sohrab watched from the sidelines. Sania admitted that Sohrab isn't too interested in Tennis but did follow...