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Book Name:- Ace Against Odds
Author Name:- Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza took the Tennis world by passion as a mere teenager, winning the Wimbledon Championships Girls’ Doubles title at sixteen. Over the next decade, she established herself as one of India’s greatest sporting icons. Since April 2015, she has notched up an incredible 36 consecutive wins with her doubles partner Martina Hingis and is regarded as one of the finest doubles players in the world today.
The book, Acing the Odds is the story of how Sania, with her single-minded focus and self-belief, faced her fair share of trials and tribulations to become India’s leading ambassador in the global sporting arena.
About the Author Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza began playing tennis at the age of six, turning professional in 2003. She was trained by her father. Sania won 13 doubles and 10 singles titles as a junior player. She won the 2003 Wimbledon Championships Girls’ Doubles title, partnering Alisa Kleybanova. She also reached the semifinals of the 2003 US Open Girls’ Doubles, with Sanaa Bhambri, and the quarterfinals of the 2002 US Open Girls’ Doubles.
Sania Mirza is currently ranked No. 1 in the women’s doubles tennis rankings. From 2003 until her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association as India’s No. 1 player, both in doubles and singles. Mirza was named one of the ’50 Heroes of Asia’ by Time in October 2005. In March 2010, The Economic Times listed her as one of the thirty-three women who made India proud.