Being an Athlete and a mother has its own challenges, says tennis player Sania Mirza.

Helen Dunmore
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Indian tennis player Sania Mirza recently seems concerning the struggles of being a working lady as well as mother in an interview with NDTV where she advises all the working moms to do their best and never give up!

The player said that she saw her son for the primary time in 9 days because of the visa problems and COVID-19 protocols. She disclosed she faced a great deal of difficulties in getting a visa for England where she is scheduled to play at Wimbledon partnering with Bethanie-Mattek Sands within the women’s doubles draw.

“Even till the last moment, we weren’t being allowed to board the plane. The plane was leaving in five minutes and there was an issue with the visa. It was really dramatic.”

Sania told the news anchor
Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza

In England, her son was with her sister and didn’t receive the exemption that she had as a player and had to quarantine themselves that make them to the prolonged delay between the mother-son union. Mirza claimed that she didn’t perceive why her son wasn’t an important part of her team.

She said that she supposes being a player in these times or any career is hard enough. However being a mother who should travel from week to week with a toddler or with a young daughter is unquestionably tough. And it’s got its own set of challenges. She knew that it would be difficult but didn’t know that it would be this much difficult being a working mother.

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The Grand Slam winner was glad to be in Wimbledon and mentioned that at the tip of the day, being present there was what matter the foremost for her. The 34-year-old thanked the Indian Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, for backing her up and serving to her through the entire procedure of having her son with her in the ground.

She praised Rijiju and said that he was continuously helping and it might not have happened if he would not there for help. She additionally extended her feeling to everybody who helped her for her series in England with her toddler, quoting it as a “collective effort.”

She said that she suppose that everyone around her was so concerning. It takes that team effort for excellent things to happen and in her case everyone was standing beside her.

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The Indian tennis player Sania Mirza, wife of Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik, will be taking part in her fourth Olympic Games in the capital of Japan, Tokoyo this year.

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