Favourite Sports Personality Essay

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Sania Mirza is my favorite sports personality. Sania Mirza is a professional Indian tennis player, well known for her powerful forehand ground strokes. She is the current Indian No.1 in both singles and doubles and has held this position since 2003. Sania was born to Imran Mirza, a sports journalist, and his wife Naseema in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She and younger sister Anam were brought up in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in a religious family. Mirza began playing tennis at the age of six, turning professional in 2003. She was trained by her father. She attended NASR school in Hyderabad and later graduated from St. Mary's College. Mirza received an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from the MGR Educational and Research Institute University in Chennai on 11 December 2008.She has a good attitude, ambition and is a magic forehand tennis player. She is the bright teenager who generates electricity on 15 courts. She is the first Indian since Ramesh Krishnan to break into the top 50. She is the new player whose go-for-brake game has veterans in awe and opponents in shock. She is the tennis prodigy who is the fastest climber on the WTA ranking list.Before her the highest ranking reached by an Indian woman tennis player was 134 by Nirupama Vaidynath in 1997. She brought name and fame to our Indian nation at the US open and on being questioned by a newspaper reporter she said, "I think I am very lucky to be an

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