Sania Mirza, the former Indian tennis player, garnered admiration from fans with a one-word Instagram post following the recent announcement of her divorce from Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.
The sports couple, who had been married since 2010 and share a son named Izhaan Mirza Malik, publicly acknowledged their separation in a statement released by Sania’s team on January 21, urging fans to refrain from speculation.
On January 26, Sania took to Instagram around midnight to share a powerful message alongside a photo of herself looking into a mirror, with the caption ‘Reflect.’
Here’s the post:
Prior to this post, Sania had maintained a low online profile, with her only engagement being on X (formerly Twitter), where she shared updates related to her role as a broadcaster for the Australian Open.
Shoaib Malik had previously shared pictures from his wedding with Sana Javed on January 20, and since then, Sania had chosen to remain silent about her personal life. Despite the challenges, she extended Republic Day greetings to her followers through a video, congratulating and expressing good wishes on India’s 75th Republic Day. Sania emphasized the significance of honoring ‘nari shakti’ (women empowerment) during the special celebration.
In a video shared by PTI, Sania highlighted the proud moment for the country as women took center stage on this important occasion, contributing to the progress of women empowerment.
VIDEO | “I congratulate and offer my good wishes to the nation on our 75th Republic Day. This year’s platinum jubilee celebration is extraordinary because it will pay tribute to ‘nari shakti’ (women empowerment). It's a proud moment for the country that women are getting pride of… pic.twitter.com/rn4vlJGH5l
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) January 25, 2024
Fans rallied behind Sania, praising her strength and resilience during this challenging time in her personal life.