Sania Mirza, in her career, defeated famous tennis players such as Marion Bartoli, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, DinaraSafina and former World No. 1 Martina Hingis. With her career-high rankings of 5 in doubles and 27 in singles, she became the highest ranked female player ever to have participated from India. She won a WTA tour along with major Mixed Doubles championship on two occasions, 2009 Australian Open and 2012 French Open. Sania was included in the list of “50 heroes of Asia” in October 2005 by Time and also became one of the members of “33 women who made India proud” by The Economic Times in March 2010. Sania, with her nerd glasses, nose ring and cute skirts, bagged many ad campaigns. She was a huge attraction for the media when she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik on April 2010, where she wore $137,500 worth of Pakistani wedding dress. Sania is currently a brand ambassador of Telangana, an Indian state.