SANIA MIRZA is the tennis sensation of India.She was born in Mumbai and brought up at Hyderabad.She started tennis at the age of 6 under his father as a coach.She rose to fame when she became the first Indian female ever to reach the 4th round of grand slam in 2004.She is famous not only for her sport but also for her glamour.She is the second beautiful girl(current) in tennis only after Maria Sharapova.She has a huge fan base in India.Her present form is a worry her fans.She slipped by 2 ranks on november 2008 to 99.Her highest rating was 18 on september 10 2007.Her life outside field is full of controversy.She was given fatwa on september 8 2005 for her dress which is not permitted in religion Islam.She has been critisized for corrupt influence on the youth.She was photographed resting her feet near to a Indian flag in a conference.It razed anger among the Indians and she was near to prosecution until she said sorry and didn't mean anything in this problem.She also faced controversy on her opinion about pre-marital sex along with famous tamil actor khushbu.
- 2005 Forest Hills Women's Tennis Classic, New York: reaches her second WTA final but fails to win
- 2005 Acura Classic: upsets Nadia Petrova in 2nd round but loses in the third round to Akiko Morigami of Japan (2-6,6-4,4-6). By beating the 8th-ranked Petrova, she breaks into top 50 in world rankings for the first time ever.
- 2005 Dubai Tennis Championships: 2nd Round: Upset reigning US Open Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals
- 2005 Hyderabad Open singles: Won the tournament defeating Alyona Bondarenko of Ukraine 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 in the final and became the first Indian woman to capture a WTA singles title.
- 2005 Australian Open singles: 3rd round: Became first Indian woman to reach the 3rd round of a Grand Slam tournament.
- 2004 Hyderabad Open doubles: Won the tournament (partnering with Liezel Huber) to become the youngest Indian to win a WTA or ATP tour title and the first Indian woman to capture a WTA tour title.
- 2003 Junior Wimbledon Championships doubles: Won the tournament (partnering with Alisa Kleybanova) to become the youngest Indian and the first Indian woman to win a junior Grand Slam title.