Sania Mirza has done India proud by bringing recognition and awards in Tennis. However right from the start she found opposition either from muslim fundamentalists who opposed her from wearing skirts or modern dresses or many who who opposed her as Telangana Brand Ambassador after she married Pakistani cricketer Shoiab Malik.However Sania after becoming brand ambassador of Telangana and encouraged by the cash incentives by the new Telangana Govt showed her power by winning tournaments on Tennis Court with renewed vigour. Sania however says it is difficult to be Sania Mirza in India due to gender inequality. She calls for urgent cultural change.
Sania spoke her mind after becoming the United Nations Women’s goodwill ambassador for the South Asian region. Sania vowed to fight against gender inequality and women safety.