Sania Mirza celebrates with baby ‘Izhaan’ post winning return
Sania Mirza, along with her Ukrainian partner Nadia Kichenok advanced to the second round after beating Georgia’s Oksana Kalashnikova and Japan’s Miyu Kato.
Post winning the match, Mirza took to social media to share a picture with her baby boy and termed the day as “one of the most special days of her life”.
“Today was one of the most special days of my life .. to have my parents and my little baby boy supporting me in my first match after a little less than 2 and a half years .. and to top it off we even WON our first round with my partner @nadiakichenok feel very grateful and thankful for all the msgs, support and love I am receiving.. BELIEF!! Takes you places. YES my baby boy we did it. @izhaan.mirzamalik Allhamdulillah for everything,” she wrote.
Three-time doubles Grand Slam winner Mirza made a comeback after a gap of two years, initially due to injuries and then welcoming a son in October 2018.
Sania, married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, gave birth to her first child on October 30, 2018.