Sania Mirza wins Hobart International Doubles title alongside Nadia Kichenok


Sania Mirza has made a super comeback after a two year maternal leave. Indian tennis superstar Sania Mirza had a dream start to her second innings after giving birth to her son.

Sania Mirza couldn’t have asked for a much better start as she won the Hobart Indian Doubles alongside Nadia Kichenok of Ukraine defeated the Chinese pair of Shaui Peng and Shuai Zhang.

The game which continued for One hour twenty-one minutes finished at a scoreline of 6-4,6-4 in the favor of the Indo-Ukranian pair who were unseeded at the start of the tournament.

It was a dream start to the Hyderabad tennis superstar after Mirza ave birth to her son Izhaan. Knowing this is an Olympic year, the Indian star tennis player has started off in a very positive note before the Australian Open.

Sania and her Ukranian partner Nadia started off very positively after breaking the Chinese players in the very first game of the match but only to drop serve in the next.

The game was very close until 4-4 when the Sania Mirza spunned her magic and got a big break point and going on to win the next serve in order to clinch the first set and putting pressure on the second seeded Chinese pair.

The start of the second start couldn’t have been more good as the Mirza-Nadia pair broke the opponents service and got points at proper intervals until the score was 4-2 when the Chinese pair broke the service and got back onto level terms.

The Indo-Ukraine team raised its game when it mattered as it broke Peng and Zhang for one final time in the ninth and served out the match in the next game.

The partners divided the prize money and earned 280 ranking points each for their winning effort.

Indian would be really excited after a inning second innings start by Sania Mirza as the hopes for an Olympic medal would be raised after the 33 year old missed on an Olympic medal in Rio Olympics in 2016.