Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza on Grand Slams Journey: Sania Mirza

, one of India's finest sports personalities, ended her illustrious Grand Slam journey with a loss in the Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final on Friday. put an end to.

The Brazilian pair of Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos won their first Australian Open (Australian Open 2023) by defeating the Indian pair of Sania and Rohan Bopanna 7-6, 6-2 in the final. achieved the title.

After the conclusion of the game, Sania congratulated the Brazilian pair, applauding them for the win but, as she began to speak about her journey, the tennis star could not hold back tears.

“My professional career started in Melbourne… I couldn't think of a better arena to finish my [Grand Slam] career at.”

We love you, Sania ❤️@MirzaSania • #AusOpen •

— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 27, 2023

Sania on Retirement had already announced that she would end her Grand Slam journey with the Australian Open 2023.

However, the 36-year-old Sania is planning to play a few more events before taking the wraps off her illustrious career.

Sania said-

"My professional career started in Melbourne. I couldn't have thought of a better place to end my (Grand Slam) career," Sania added. Will be able to play in Grand Slam finals in front of."

This was the 11th Grand Slam final of Sania's career.

She has won a total of 43 doubles titles, including six Grand Slams, and has also been ranked the WTA No. 1 player in women's doubles for 91 weeks.

Bopanna, on the other hand, was in his fourth Grand Slam final, having won a title at the 2017 French Open playing with Timea Babos.

Sania has been in formidable form at times, which shows that she still has a lot to give to the game.

This is not the end for star athlete Sania Mirza.

She is scheduled to play her final tournament at the WTA 1000 event in Dubai next month.

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