Report Wire

News at Another Perspective

Sania Mirza explains why she determined to retire from Tennis: My tank is somewhat bit empty

3 min read
India Today Web Desk

One of India’s finest ever tennis participant – Sania Mirza – determined to name time on her profession in 2023. The former World No. 1 explains her choice in an unique interview with IndiaToday.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Feb 2, 2023 23:44 IST

Sania Mirza struggles to manage her tears throughout Australian Open Final. (AP Photo)

By India Today Web Desk: India’s legendary tennis star Sania Mirza determined to name time on her profession in 2023 after a profitable stint on the prime degree. Mirza, 36, is the previous world primary had mentioned forward of the Australian Open that this was going to be her remaining Grand Slam look. The ace tennis star on Thursday spoke to IndiaToday in an unique chat and defined her place.

Speaking to IndiaToday in an unique chat, Sania mentioned that her physique was beat and had contemplated on this choice for a very long time.

“It is something that I have been thinking for a while, and I think that my body is beat. I know what is taking me to stay at this level and compete at this level, and I don’t know if I have that in me anymore, and to put that much anymore. So, ya, the tank’s a little bit empty,” Sania instructed the channel.

Mirza is properly thought to be India’s best ladies’s tennis participant and has received six Grand Slam doubles titles.

“I was going to stop right after the WTA Finals because we were going to make the WTA Finals, but I tore my tendon in my elbow right before U.S. Open, so I had to pull out of everything,” Mirza had instructed the WTA Tour’s web site earlier on delaying her retirement.

The tennis star on Thursday mentioned that she has at all times been an emotional particular person, however has at all times faked not being one on the court docket.

“You are right. I don’t really show too much emotion even when I play. Even when I win or even when I lose, I am in control of my emotions which I wasn’t that day. That doesn’t I am not an emotional person. I just know how to fake it well. That it was all raw and real and I was just not able to control. I had so much emotions you know those last couple of weeks playing there. Knowing that it was the last time I was going to compete in a Grand Slam and I was feeling so grateful and full of gratitude that I was able to finish my Grand Slam journey playing in a final of another Grand Slam,” the legendary participant mentioned.

Asked about what recommendation she would give her youthful self, Sania mentioned that she would ask her to reside her genuine self.

Mirza turned the primary Indian to win a WTA singles title, when she received her hometown Hyderabad occasion in 2005. She broke into the highest 30 by 2007 and reached her career-high rating of world quantity 27 within the ladies’s singles competitors.

Edited By:

Kingshuk Kusari

Published On:

Feb 2, 2023