First Published Mar 6, 2023, 9:09 AM IST
Hyderabad: From where the seed of her game was planted.. from where she started her game.. from where she moved forward with each shot to her career and received victories as a professional.. That is where Indian tennis star Sania Mirza.. played her last game in her career.. her signature tennis. Saying goodbye to.. left completely. She retired from tennis after playing an exhibition match on her home soil for the last time. This Sunday at the LB Stadium in Hyderabad. This emotional event took place.
Tennis star Sania Mirza played her last match at the LB Stadium Tennis Complex in Hyderabad on Sunday. After that she left the game. This exhibition match brought different emotions to Sania’s family members, fans, close friends and spectators. A fan shed tears. Going into the details of this match, Sania entertained on the tennis court along with Ivan Dodig, Bethany Mattek, Marion Bartoli, Cara Black, Rohan Bopanna. Rapper MC Stan’s performance before the start of the match impressed everyone.
First, the other six players, including Sania, had fun playing around the court playing the ball for warm-up. In the mixed doubles, Sania-Evan pair faced Yuvraj-Bethany pair first.. Then Sania-Bopanna competed against Bethany-Evan in the last match. The entire match ended with emotional events and appreciative events. A woman fan shed tears after knowing that Sania Mirza will be away from tennis. So Sania went near her and shook her hand.
In the middle of the fourth game of the match, Ivan gave a racket to a ball girl named Sama Chevika Reddy and asked her to play. He went outside the court and encouraged her. While Chevika Reddy was hitting shots, Ivan was hitting the ball. In this match, which is an exhibition match, Sania shined by showing her style of play in her own style. Impressive with drop shots and four hand winners. The stadium erupted with screams throughout the game. Every time Sania got a point, there was a big congratulations.. The stadium resounded with applause and shouts. Sania Jodine won this match.
Telangana IT Minister KTR who attended this exhibition match felicitated all the players with shawls. Tennis star Sania Mirza was specially felicitated with a shawl along with a memento. On this occasion, KTR said.. ‘There is a lot of masculinity in the field of sports. Sania started her own journey in such a field and paved a way for women. By overcoming many challenges in this process, she became a champion. “Sania is a role model for many girls who want to represent the country with their style of play,” he said.
Sania Mirza who spoke after that got emotional. Talking with her son Izaan, she could not hold back the tears that were coming in the middle and spoke in a hoarse voice. On this occasion, she expressed her special thanks to Hyderabad and Telangana Government, who were responsible for her growth. Greeted the fans. She said that she would not exist if not for them. She hoped that many Sanias like her would come and come. After that, she greeted the audience by throwing tennis balls. She left the court with her son Izaan
Union Law Minister Kiran Rijiju said that Sania Mirza was not only a tennis player but also a real inspiration to the whole country with her achievements. Sports Minister Srinivas Goud, Sports Secretary Sandeep Sultania, former Team India captain Azharuddin, IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, City Commissioner CV Anand, Shots Chairman Anjaneya Goud, Chamundeshwari Nath and hero Dulquer Salmaan attended the event.
Last Updated Mar 6, 2023, 9:09 AM IST