Shoaib, Sania blessed with a baby boy


LONDON: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Pakistani cricketer husband Shoaib Malik welcomed their first child early on Tuesday (October 30). As per details, the six-time Grand Slam champion has given birth to a baby boy in Hyderabad Deccan, India.

While announcing the auspicious birth of his first child on his Twitter handle, Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik said : “Excited and mother and baby are doing well.” He also thanked to everyone for wishes and prayers.

The 32-year-old Indian tennis superstar, in the last few months, has shared numerous photographs on social media where she and her family members were seen attending events related to the baby.

Having blessed with blissful moments, Sania Mirza’s sister shared her excitement on Instagram, saying: “It’s a boy Alhamdulillah”

The cricketer announced the happy news on his official Twitter handle.

Though Mirza has been away from the tennis field for a long time now, she has been quite active throughout her pregnancy period. The 31-year-old tennis star has been sharing pictures on her social media through the different stages of her pregnancy.

Bollywood filmmaker Farah Khan Kunder and a close friend to Mirza congratulated the couple on her official Instagram account.

Earlier in April, Sania took to her official Twitter handle and announced the arrival of ‘Baby Mirza Malik’.

On April 12, 2010, Sania and former Pakistan skipper Shoaib got married in a traditional Hyderabadi Muslim wedding ceremony at the Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad followed by a Pakistani wedding customs for a mahr of Rs. 6.1 million.