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Sania Mirza Pulls Off A Perfect Handstand In Second Attempt

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Sharing a recent post on Instagram, Sania Mirza celebrated an incredible feat of doing a handstand at home. In the post, we can see her standing upside down, steadily balancing her entire body in an inverted vertical position. The star tennis player claimed she perfected the handstand in her second attempt.

See her post:

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Sania revealed that she has been practising this yoga pose for a very long time, but was always scared to try it. “All my life I’ve been wanting to do a handstand but I’ve been more scared than anything else…(sic),” wrote Sania, who hasn’t played a competitive match for almost six months now.

On Wednesday, Sania revealed that during lockdown she turned to yoga. She also mentioned that “yoga is something that I turned to in this lockdown to calm myself from anxiety (for no reason), flexibility, controlled breathing and patience.” According to Sania’s post, the assisted handstand was a result of rigorous exercise, and she also thanked her trainer in the caption.

While the tennis world is prepping to start the US Open campaign this month, it is highly unlikely that Sania will be taking part in any competition in the ongoing season.

What You Should Know

  • Sania Mirza shared a photo of herself doing a handstand, said that yoga is keeping her “calm from anxiety.”
  • Sania revealed that she has been practising this yoga pose for a very long time

The 33-year-old often posts her workout sessions on Instagram and sometimes we see her dancing in a Zumba class on popular Bollywood numbers.

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Last month, Sania shared in the Zoom session, saying “My motivation to exercise comes from my love for tennis and to do something that no one has from this part of the world.”

She is also preparing for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics that is scheduled for next year. Sania‘s comeback at the Hobart is marked as an achievement since she stepped in a court after almost a two-year of maternity break. She missed the entire 2018 and 2019 seasons after giving birth to her son. The ace tennis player became the first Indian to win the Fed Cup Heart Award for her successful return to the court post motherhood. She donated the prize money to the Telangana CM relief fund.

Also Read: ‘I am a Bit of an Internal Rebel’ – Sania Mirza Shows How She Lost 26kgs in 4 Months

Feature Image Credit: Sania Mirza/Instagram

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