Indian tennis star Sania gets engaged
NEW DELHI :Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has got engaged to a Hyderabad-based businessman but her family has ruled out an immediate wedding or early retirement for the star.
The 22-year-old, who is the most successful woman tennis player of India, will continue playing the game and her father Imran Mirza said it will take a while before the two families decide on when the wedding would take place.
"This is to confirm that Sania Mirza is engaged to Mr. Muhammad Sohrab Mirza, whose family hails from the city of Hyderabad. Although not related, the two families have had friendly ties for several decades. However, the wedding is not expected to take place for a while," Imran Mirza said.
Sania''s career has been marred by injuries and countless controversies but despite the off-court woes, she has been the lone flag bearer of Indian women''s tennis internationally.