By Monisha G Kumar Last Updated:
Indian Tennis sensation Sania Mirza is the pride of the nation, and there are no second thoughts about the same. The tennis star, who is an inspiration to many young girls, played her last match in Hyderabad’s Lal Bahadur Tennis Stadium and bid farewell to her career. On March 5, 2023, she hosted a farewell bash, which was attended by some of the famous personalities of the glamour and sports world.
Sania arrived at the bash with her family and posed for the shutterbugs with her son, Izhaan, parents, sister, Anam, and brother-in-law, Mohammad Asaduddin. While everyone from her family was present at the event, netizens noticed that her husband, Shoaib Malik was missing from the event.
For the past few months, rumours about Sania and Shoaib have been doing the rounds, and his absence from Sania’s farewell bash added fuel to the fire. While one social media user wrote, “Where is her husband? He should be there”, another commented, “Pati dev nahi aaye.. Woh bas twitter pe hi congratulate karte hai.”
Talking about Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik’s divorce, the couple’s separation has been leading all the headlines for the past few months. Earlier, it was reported that Sania and Shoaib were already living separately and had taken the legal route to formalise their divorce. It is also reported that Sania had reportedly caught Shoaib cheating on her and decided to part ways with him. However, as per the Pakistani media, it is also stated that the star couple is already divorced. The news was confirmed by a close source from Shoaib’s management team in Pakistan.
While the real reason for Sania and Shoaib’s split is unknown, many gossip columns suggested that Shoaib Malik had reportedly cheated on his wife, Sania Mirza with famous Pakistani model and actress, Ayesha Omar. A few days back, many close pictures of Ayesha and Shoaib made their way to the internet, shocking the netizens.
On January 13, 2023, Sania Mirza announced her retirement from Tennis. Sharing an array of pictures, Sania penned her emotions on her 30-year-long time in the game. Penning gratitude towards her coach, parents, friends and fans, Sania revealed the reason behind taking retirement and shared that since her son, Izhaan is growing up, he needs more of her time.
After Sania’s emotional note on social media, Shoaib shared a special post for Sania after she played her last Grand Slam. He called her an inspiration for millions and revealed how proud he was of her. His note could be read as:
"You are the much-needed hope for all the women in sports. Super proud of you for all you have achieved in your career. You're an inspiration for many, keep going strong. Many congratulations on an unbelievable career."
Well, we hope Sania and Shoaib sort out their differences soon.
Indian Tennis sensation, Sania Mirza tied the knot with Pakistani cricketer, Shoaib Malik, on April 12, 2010, and after almost 8 years of marital bliss, they were blessed with a son, Izhaan Mirza Malik, on October 30, 2018. For a long time, reports were abuzz that the couple is facingRead More