At 34, six-time Grand Slam winner Sania Mirza is chasing yet one more dream — to win an Olympic medal.
“Olympics has been in the back of my thoughts. I’m practising greater than 4 hours day by day,” she mentioned in an unique chat with The Hindu after one other lengthy grind on the Sania Mirza Tennis Academy right here.
“I attempt to keep wholesome and maintain myself match for the problem of collaborating within the Olympics, which will likely be my fourth. An Olympic medal is one factor which is lacking from my record of achievements. I need to shut this chapter of my life with a medal in Tokyo,” Sania mentioned.
“I need to put myself able to be in with an opportunity of successful. I like to remain constructive and am aware of the type of challenges one has to face to win an Olympic medal,” Sania mentioned.
“I’ll take it step-by-step. It is going to be a distinct type of problem to be again within the circuit after such a protracted hole due to the pandemic. The bio bubble goes to be one other main situation,” she mentioned after a protracted coaching session with Davis Cupper Saketh Myneni and others.
“There may be nothing like setting a significant objective as I look forward. The largest problem through the pandemic is to remain wholesome. Even, I’ve recovered from the COVID-19. That method, it took slightly bit longer for me to start out full size coaching,” Sania revealed.
On yet one more comeback when she will likely be competing within the forthcoming Doha and Dubai Opens, Sania says she is absolutely excited. “I’m trying ahead to compete once more. Allow us to see the way it goes.”