A power pair with a sizable fan base includes Indian tennis legend Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik. Malik, a former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, and Sania, one of the greatest tennis players in history, wed in 2013 and welcomed their son Izhan Mirza-Malik. There were rumours that Shoaib and Sania's relationship had degenerated in the latter part of last year. Malik has now spoken out in response to the rumours. There are rumours that all is not well in the relationship, therefore "Khabre chal rahi hai, taluqat acche nahi hai" (things are not going well). How would you like to respond? Malik was questioned on the Geo News show "Score."
Nothing is on it. I'd like to express that it would have been wonderful if we had been together on Eid. However, she is committed to the IPL. She performs in IPL shows. We aren't together because of this. We continue to share affection. I can say that I miss her a lot," Malik said. "There are obligations (related to my career. However, Eid is a day when you really miss your loved ones.
The pair, he continued, pays little attention to such rumours. This is why neither I nor her issued a statement, he continued.In February of this year, Sania Mirza competed in her final tennis match as a professional in the WTA Dubai Duty Free Championships. Sania, one of the finest tennis players to have come out of India, ended her illustrious career in Dubai's opening round with a straight-sets loss to American partner Madison Keys.
Six Grand Slam championships, including three women's doubles victories with Swiss phenom Martina Hingis, were won by the 36-year-old Sania after she went professional in 2003.Her two victories in mixed doubles with fellow countryman Mahesh Bhupathi came at the 2009 Australian Open and 2012 French Open. With Bruno Soares, she took home the US Open championship.