Sania Mirza to retire from professional tennis after Dubai WTA 1000 event in February

India’s legendary Tennis player Sania Mirza has confirmed her retirement from professional Tennis. She will officially retire at the WTA 1000 event in Dubai in February. Mirza talked to the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) website about her retirement.

Mirza cited health reasons for her taking retirement. She has been dealing with a calf injury. Earlier, Sania expressed her wish to retire at the end of 2022 but she missed US Open due to an elbow injury, delaying her retirement.

The 36-year-old tennis champ will make her last Grand Slam appearance in Australia Open in January. She will play alongside Anna Danilina of Kazakhstan.

Post-retirement, Mirza will be concentrating on her academics in Dubai, where she lives with her husband, former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik.

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