Sania Mirza

  • News 360: Setback for Congress as A-G rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post 5 days ago

    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 A-G 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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

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  • BJP distances itself from party leader's statement on Sania Mirza 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. ...
  • BJP opposes Sania honour: Are we insulting our champions? 6 days ago

    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 daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. CNN-IBN takes...
  • Politicians vs Sania: Has Sania Mirza been insulted by our political class? 6 days ago

    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 daughter-in-law of Pakistan. ...
  • Remarks against Sania made to get cheap publicity: Ashwini Nachappa 6 days ago

    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 "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan 6 days ago

    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 "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan. ...
  • Sania Mirza is daughter of India, says Renuka Choudhary 6 days ago

    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 CNN-IBN, Sania Mirza said she is past the selection row and now is eyeing a good show with Leander Paes in the London 2012 mixed-doubles. ...
  • FTN: Is Indian sport still a male domain? June 28, 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 July 5, 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

    Sania-Shoaib speak on CNN-IBN 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 February 7, 2010

    Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at everyone and everything from Sania Mirza’s decision to quit Tennis after marriage, Salman Khan’s 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 March 27, 2010

    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...
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  • 'Sania, Mahesh have brought laurels to the country' February 1, 2009

    Sania Mirza's mother Naseema Mirza said her daughter and Mahesh Bhupathi have achieved a great feat. "We feel very proud that she has brought laurels to the country. We are very happy for Sania and Mahesh and I would also thank Mahesh for combining with Sania so well and to...
  • Watch: Nicole Vaidisova talks about tennis and glamour November 12, 2008

    New Delhi: After the Williams sisters and Jelena Jankovic, 19 year old Nicole Vaidisova has become yet another big name to visit India. It's her first trip to the country. The Czech player scorched the WTA list breaking into the top 10 in 2006 and was also one of the...
  • Police deliberating taking action against Sania December 12, 2007

    Hyderabad: Tennis ace Sania Mirza has once again run into controversy — this time for the shooting of an advertisement at the Mecca Masjid. The Minorities Welfare Department of Andhra Pradesh has lodged a complaint against her and the advertising agency which was shooting the ad for entering the mosque...
  • Sania gunning for Asiad top honour June 21, 2007

    Doha: The Indian women's tennis team will be playing the finals of the team event on Thursday against Chinese Taipei. ...