Sania Proceeds To The Second Round
[Sat Aug 04:41:08, 2006]
Sania Mirza entered the second round of Forest Hills Women’s Tennis Classic by defeating Alexa Glatch 6-2, 6-3 of America in New York. Sania will now face fourth seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain on the center court.
Sania may appear on postage stamps
[Mon Feb 00:13:51, 2008]
Sania will remain immortal if she appears on the postage stamps. National heroes are always honored by the government by displaying there pictures on postage stamps. But it was the common practice to honor them like this only after their death. But this time, the government is planning to honor such personalities in their living years.
Such personalities includes sport celebrities like Sania Mirza, Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, film personalities like Shah Rukh Khan, Remo Fernandes and also others from various fields.
Shakeel Ahmad, who is the Minister of State for Communication and IT said, “We are considering a proposal to issue stamps on young achievers in various fields, who have made the nation proud. These personalities include Shah Rukh Khan, Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Mirza, Harbhajan Singh and Remo Fernandes among others.”
He later added that it had never happened to issue stamps on living persons, but he is debating on this issue with ministry and will soon come with some decision.
He said, “No amendment is required in the Postal Act. We just need to take a decision. I have written a note to (Communication and IT) Minister A Raja suggesting this.”
Sania entered 3rd round to meet Venus at Aus. Open
[Thu Jan 22:28:13, 2008]
Sania Mirza successively entered third round of year’s first grand slam- Australian Open after beating a Swiss player Timea Bacsinszky. To beat her, Sania had to struggle for three sets. The match lasted for hour and 44 minutes.
In the first set, Sania took full advantage of Timea’s unforced errors and aggressively won the set by 6-1. However, in the second set Timea fought back and won the set by 6-4. Three double faults by Sania in the second set, earned Timea to win the set over her. Both the players did 17 unforced errors.
However, in the resulting set, Sania hold her nerves back and won it by 7-5. In the third set, Sania played lot of net games as well as she minimized her unforced errors to win a match.
For the third round, Sania will face to multi-time grand slam winner, Venus Williams of USA.