In Australia, Sania Mirza, a tennis player from India, said goodbye to her Grand Slam career. Many Indian film industry celebs thanked her and expressed how much they will miss seeing her perform as she announced her departure from the genre. Several celebrities, including Riteish Deshmukh, Dia Mirza, Kajol, Abhishek Bachchan, and Anil Kapoor, expressed their support for the talented tennis player on Twitter.
“To a fantastic career, @MirzaSania!” wrote Junior Bachchan. You’ve always been an inspiration to many of us and made India proud. Warmest wishes for a fulfilling and enjoyable retirement. We will miss you, but we won’t ever forget you. Sania is an inspiration, as Kajol noted in her tweet, writing, “You have always made India and women everywhere look up to you..
Sania expressed gratitude to all for their kind words. Additionally, she received a surprise from her loved ones, including her husband Shoaib Malik, when she returned to her Dubai home after retiring. The tennis player posted a video of her husband greeting her on social media, saying “Welcome home,” and giving her a bear hug.
Sania Mirza shared the video with the caption
“When you come home to this and realize you have the best friends and family in the world My Dubai Fam 💜Thank you guys ❤️ Ps: For a change I was actually surprised 😏😂.” The tennis player’s close friend and filmmaker Farah Khan reacted to the video and wrote, “What a wonderful surprise ❤️❤️❤️ I should hav bn there.”
Malik took to Twitter to congratulate wife on her achievement earlier. He wrote, “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…”
As rumours of Sania and Shoaib’s divorce swirl, a video surfaces. The couple is rumoured to be divorcing and to be living separately. Shoaib and Sania have not responded to the rumours.
Sania’s retirement from Grand Slam competition prompted Shoaib to write her a letter as well. “You are the much-needed hope for all the women in sports,” he wrote on Twitter.
He wrote on Twitter, “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…” Sania replied to him by writing, “Thank you 😊.”