Sania Mirza has proven some great type this yr, in her current outings at Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Open, which has helped her acquire a couple of spots within the WTA doubles rankings. The six-time Grand Slam winner has now moved as much as the forty eighth spot, her greatest rating ever since her return.
Partnering Czech participant Lucie Hradecka, Mirza beat the Australian Open girls’s doubles runners-up and the champions in back-to-back clashes on the Qatar Open final week. The pair of Mirza-Hradecka additionally managed to succeed in the semis of WTA 500 and WTA 1000 tournaments, respectively, within the final two tournaments.
Earlier this yr, the previous world no.1 participant in girls’s doubles, Mirza had introduced throughout the Australian Open, that 2022 could be her final season as an expert participant. Mirza was additionally away from the game for a couple of years after the beginning of her youngster. That meant that the ace tennis star had fallen out of the highest 50 rankings.
Mirza’s final Grand Slam win had come again on the 2016 Australian Open, the place she lifted the ladies’s doubles trophy together with Martina Hingis. Additionally her final blended doubles Grand Slam win got here on the 2014 US Open, the place she partnered Brazil’s doubles specialist participant Bruno Soares.