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‘Made the announcement too quickly’: Sania Mirza on her retirement | Tennis Information

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MELBOURNE: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, who just lately introduced that 2022 can be her final season, says she had made the announcement too quickly and was “regretting” it since she was being requested about it on a regular basis.
Mirza’s swansong look on the Australian Open ended with a quarterfinal loss to native pair Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler within the blended doubles occasion.

“I’m not really desirous about that at each match to be trustworthy very, I feel that I made the announcement too quickly to be very trustworthy, I’m sort of regretting it as a result of that is all I’m being requested proper now,” Mirza stated when requested whether or not her outlook in the direction of tennis and the Tour has modified contemplating it was her final season.
The 35-year-old, who’s India’s most completed girl tennis participant, having received six Grand Slam titles, together with three blended doubles trophies, was talking on “Extraaa Serve’ on Sony Sports activities Community.
Mirza, who hails from Hyderabad, maintained that she performs tennis to win matches.

“I’m enjoying tennis to win matches and till I play, I’m going to attempt to win each match I play, so it (retirement) is just not one thing that’s on my thoughts consistently.
“I take pleasure in enjoying tennis, I’ve at all times loved it, win or lose, and I nonetheless have the identical outlook to it, I give my 100 (per cent), typically it really works, typically it does not however I’m nonetheless in it 100 per cent for the remainder of the yr and I do not need to actually take into consideration what is going on to occur on the finish of the yr….,” elaborated Mirza.
On the sport, which she and Ram misplaced, Sania stated that it wasn’t the perfect of their matches.
“It occurs, you do not have a fantastic day infrequently and it’s unlucky when it occurs in a (Grand) Slam.
“However I suppose we weren’t capable of string it collectively, each of us and in the long run, we had been in it within the second set however we did not take our possibilities and that is it, no less than I might have performed higher, however that is the way it goes, it occurs typically,” stated Mirza.
Mirza on January 19 had introduced that she is going to dangle up her racquet on the finish of 2022 season as her physique was “carrying down” and the motivation and vitality for on a regular basis grind was not the identical anymore.
She had made the retirement announcement after shedding the Australian Open girls’s doubles first spherical with companion Nadiia Kichenok. They misplaced to Slovenia’s Tamara Zidansek and Kaja Juvan.

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