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Sania Mirza: Height, Age, Net Worth, Cars Collection, Controversies, Unknown Facts And More

Sania Mirza is one of the biggest names in Indian Tennis. She is a former doubles World No.1 and has also won 6 doubles grand slam titles. Till her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the WTA as India’s No.1 tennis player. In her singles career, Mirza had notable wins over Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, and Marion Bartoli, as well as former world No. 1s Martina Hingis, Dinara Safina, and Victoria Azarenka. Moreover, she is the highest-ranked female player ever from India, peaking at world No. 27 in mid-2007.

She has also achieved a number of firsts for women’s tennis in her native country, including surpassing $1 million in career earnings ($6.9 million). In addition to winning a singles WTA title, and winning a Grand Slam title (eventually, three each in women’s doubles and in mixed doubles), she also qualified for (and eventually winning) the WTA Finals in 2014 alongside Cara Black, defending the title the following year partnering with Martina Hingis. With that said, let’s look at Sania Mirza: Height, Age, Controversies, Unknown Facts And More.

Player Overview 

Full name: Sania Mirza

Profession: Tennis player

Physical stats

Height: 1.68m (5’6″)

Weight: 63 kgs

Waist: 28 inches

Eye colour: Dark brown

Hair colour: Dark brown

Tattoos: None

Personal info

Sania Mirza. Shoaib Malik

Birthday: 15 November 1986

Age: 35

Birthplace: Mumbai

Nationality: Indian

Hometown: Hyderabad

Religion: Muslim

Zodiac sign: Scorpio

School: Nasr School

College/University: St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad

Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, listening to music, travelling.

Food habit: Non-vegetarian

Marital Status: Married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik

Date of marriage: 12 April 2010


Tennis player: Roger Federer, Martina Hingis

Actor: Shahrukh Khan

Actress: Madhuri Dixit

Movie: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Musician/Singer: Atif Aslam, Arijit Singh

Food: Biryani

Family Details

Father’s name: Imran Mirza

Father’s profession: Sports journalist. Ran a sports magazine called Sports Call in Hyderabad. Later became a builder.

Mother’s name: Nasima Mirza

Brother(s): None

Sister(s): Anam Mirza

Children: Izhaan Mirza Malik (Age 3 years)

Professional info

Sania Mirza. In action

Coach: Trained by her father

Playing style: Mirza is an offensive baseliner with very powerful groundstroke as well and is also known for setting up good attacks with the sheer velocity of her groundstrokes. Her main strength is her forehand, as well as her volleying skills.

Professional debut: February 2003 (AP Tourism Hyderabad Open)

First tournament won on tour: Doubles title at the 2004 AP Tourism Hyderabad Open

Signature shot: Forehand

Equipment used: Rackets-Wilson and Clothing-Adidas

First grand slam appearance: 2005 Australian Open

First grand slam win: 2005 Australian Open

Total Number of grand slams won: 6 (3 doubles and 3 mixed doubles)

Number of titles won: 47

Career Best WTA/ATP ranking: Singles-27, Doubles-1

Preferred surface: Hardcourt

Prize money: US$ 6,963,060

Win/Loss: Singles-271–161 (62.7%), Doubles-500–220 (69.4%)

  • Arjuna Award (2004)
  • WTA Newcomer of the Year (2005)
  • Padma Shri (2006)
  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna (2015)
  • BBC list of 100 inspiring women (2015)
  • Padma Bhushan (2016)
  • NRI of the Year (2016)


In 2008, Mirza was pictured sitting with her feet resting on a table next to the Indian flag. Following huge uproar, she announced that she will stop playing in tennis competitions in her own country.

She is also often referred to as “Pakistan’s daughter-in-law” for marrying Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.

Vehicles owned

Car Collection: Fiat Palio, Toyota Supra, BMW, Porsche, Range Rover

Money and Net worth

Net worth: $25 million

Endorsements: Sprite, Steak Scotty, Bond or Band, Adidas,

Social media handles

Instagram: @mirzasaniar

Facebook: Sania Mirza

Twitter: @mirzasania

Website: Sania Mirza Tennis Academy

Awards & Honours

  • Arjuna Award (2004)
  • WTA Newcomer of the Year (2005)
  • Padma Shri (2006)
  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna (2015)
  • BBC list of 100 inspiring women (2015)
  • Padma Bhushan (2016)
  • NRI of the Year (2016)

In the year 2014, the government of Telangana appointed Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of the state. Moreover, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao also congratulated Sania Mirza on her being awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.  Furthermore, she was named in the Time magazine’s 2016 list of 100 most influential people in the world.


Raised Rs 1.25 crore to help needy families amid the Coronavirus outbreak in 2020.

Akshat Joshi
Akshat Joshihttps://thesportslite.com/
Akshat has played professional Tennis under the All India Tennis Association and is a certified sports fanatic. He is also a law student devoted to fitness and movies, Tennis takes centre stage in Akshat's life. "Life is a sport, make it count" are the words he lives by.

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