The 35-year-old had already bowed out of singles competitions in 2013. Sania has six Grand Slam titles in women’s doubles and mixed doubles to her name. Her last headline-grabbing win came with Chinese partner Shuai Zhang in women’s doubles at the Ostrava Open on September 26, 2021.
Sania’s career in numbers:
- Career-high doubles ranking: 1
- Career-high singles ranking: 27
- Titles: 43
- Grand Slam wins: 6 (women’s doubles 3, mixed doubles 3)
- Women’s doubles: Australian Open (2016), Wimbledon and US Open (2015)
- Mixed doubles: Australian Open (2009), French Open (2012), US Open (2014)