Tuesday, January 09, 2007

New beginning for Sania

Sania Mirza the Tennis storm of India that was weaker last year has waked up in a new robust and velocity by beating the fourth seed Maria Kirilenko in the first round of the Moorilla Hobart International tennis tournament by her first win to kicked off her 2007 season on a confident note.

Sania, who entered the singles main draw as a wildcard, ousted world No. 29 Maria Kirilenko to advance the second round on the WTA Tour. The young Indian Icon, who was right now in Australia, was very circumspect about her preparation for this year. Playing in the Asian Hopman cup in India, the Asian Games has meant that her off-season was considerably reduced. She tried to use this as best in working on physical fitness and few more things to the game. Silver medal in Qatar Asian Games 2006 Women's singles final and gold medal in mixed doubles partnering with Leander Paes brings her some hopes and losing to fore front players Martina Hingis in the Kolkata open, Svetlana Kuznetsova and Nadia Petrova are some of her best memorable times in 2006 for the 66th rank holder. Let it be a learning year for the Sania, who was more complete player than two years ago, although she still have a long way to go. I Wish Sania a wonderful and much achievable year!!


tulipspeaks said...

sania - one female athlete i admire. :) i think she has been and still is under a lot of pressure. it takes a great motivation to come this far. wish her the best in 2007.

btwn jeevan, i lost track of the issue of an Indian athlete whose gender became an issue during Asian Games. any updates from ur side?


Anonymous said...

best wishes to her! Hope she makes more waves in this year!
She is great sports icon emerged in recent years in India. I like her very much bro!

Jeevan said...

Amutha - Me too haven't got any news about her after the rumour!

Sania was my favorite player, I used to keep on watching her steps on tennis..

Jeevan said...

niker - Same Pinch :)

Anonymous said...

woww didnt know that India has a very good tennis player... goodluck to her!

Anonymous said...

Great post on Sania
. keep up the good work.