Published: Tue, October 08, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Sania Mirzas sister to marry former Indian captain Azharuddins son

Sania Mirzas sister to marry former Indian captain Azharuddins son

Sania Mirza with her sister Anam Mirza (left) and with Mohammed Azharuddin's son Asad (right).

She has confirmed the engagement with former Indian Cricket captain and former MP Mohammad Azharuddin's son, Asad.

Sania Mirza and her sister. Sania will be back to the court by December 2020 after nearly three years after taking a break from the sport as she got pregnant and got involved in the activities of mom-to-be.

Tennis star Sania Mirza recently confirmed that her sister Anam was all set to marry former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin's son Asaduddin in December, the three-time women's doubles Grand Slam champion said to the Times of India.

She also revealed that the sisters have just returned from Anam's bachelorette trip. "His name is Asad and he happens to be the son of Mohammad Azharuddin and we are really excited about it", Sania was quoted as saying by Times of India. She was posing with "Bride to be" ballon seen on the glass wall in the background.

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Earlier in March Sania posted a picture with Asad and captioned "Family", which hinted that the two families may come together for a special event.

Both Asad and Anam have been sharing pictures of each other on Instagram although they hadn't yet officially admitted their relationship. Sania had taken a break to enjoy her motherhood and now, she is working towards a comeback to the professional circuit. Sania had first declared Asad "family" by sharing a photo of herself with him.

Sania is the wife of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.

Azhar was recently elected as the president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association.

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