India’s ace tennis player – Sania Mirza is leaving no stone unturned to script a successful return to the tennis court after a long hiatus from the sport. Sania and her husband Shoaib Malik welcomed their first child – Izhaan Mirza Malik, born in October last year. Since his birth, both Sania and Shoaib have been sharing adorable photos of Izhaan on their official social media handles. But if we go by Sania’s latest Instagram post, the unique ‘mother-son’ picture indicates a special message?
On Tuesday, the 32-year old Sania shared an adorable picture on her official Insta handle with caption, “This racket might be slightly big for you Izzy (the nickname of Izhaan)” The adorable photo has been liked by over 50,000 followers of Sania within few minutes.
Sania is widely hailed as a trailblazer of women’s tennis in India as she has continued to inspire millions of fans over the world with her incredible zeal to succeed in a sport which has never garnered much fanfare and media hype. Earlier, the Mumbai-born athlete returned to the court for the first time after giving birth to her baby.
The 2016 Australian Open doubles champion took to Twitter to share the video from her latest practice session, she captioned it “So… this happened today.”
Earlier as well, Sania couldn’t stay away from the sport she loves the most as she was seen warming up on the tennis court during her seventh month of pregnancy. She indulged in a friendly tennis match with her sister – Anam Mirza. There are no brownie points for guessing who won the match! Sania captioned her video, “Told you … can’t keep me away… I need some wheels to move though #Allhamdulillah”. And the video shared by Anam was captioned as, “Getting Mom-to-be to hit a few balls. @imranmirza58 doesn’t think too much of my tennis skills @mirzasaniar #zerotennisskills”.