A day in the life of Sania Mirza

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Sania Mirza having a quick chat in the company of her father and uncle in her house in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

Sania Mirza having a quick chat in the company of her father and uncle in her house in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

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In the public eye since the age of 16, Sania Mirza makes a point during a chat with HT in her Hyderabad house. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

In the public eye since the age of 16, Sania Mirza makes a point during a chat with HT in her Hyderabad house. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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A room dedicated to her trophies in Sania Mirza's house in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

A room dedicated to her trophies in Sania Mirza's house in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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Sania Mirza is all smiles before an interview with HT in her house in Hyderabad. A steaming mug of chai keeps her company. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

Sania Mirza is all smiles before an interview with HT in her house in Hyderabad. A steaming mug of chai keeps her company. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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From knee-length boots to neon coloured heels, from flats to wedges, over 300 pairs of shoes make up Sania Mirza's shoe cupboard! (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

From knee-length boots to neon coloured heels, from flats to wedges, over 300 pairs of shoes make up Sania Mirza's shoe cupboard! (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

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The view from Sania's second-floor balcony, overlooking the sprawling city, is nothing short of breathtaking. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

The view from Sania's second-floor balcony, overlooking the sprawling city, is nothing short of breathtaking. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

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Sania Mirza relaxes in her room after a long morning practice session in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

Sania Mirza relaxes in her room after a long morning practice session in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

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And the backhand which has blown the opposition off the court countless number of times. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

And the backhand which has blown the opposition off the court countless number of times. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

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There goes the whipping forehand which has made the strongest players on the tour cry. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

There goes the whipping forehand which has made the strongest players on the tour cry. (Ajay Aggarwal /HT photo)

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The many moods of Sania Mirza during a light practice session at the Sania Mirza Tennis Academy in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

The many moods of Sania Mirza during a light practice session at the Sania Mirza Tennis Academy in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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In the newly-opened Sania Mirza Tennis Academy in the outskirts of Hyderabad, the tennis star perfects her serve. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

In the newly-opened Sania Mirza Tennis Academy in the outskirts of Hyderabad, the tennis star perfects her serve. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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It may be the off season, but Sania is not taking it easy. She keeps herself fit with an hour long gym session, keeping the upcoming WTA season in mind, in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

It may be the off season, but Sania is not taking it easy. She keeps herself fit with an hour long gym session, keeping the upcoming WTA season in mind, in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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After a long day, Sania Mirza relaxes and spends time with Fluffy, her Persian cat, at her home in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

After a long day, Sania Mirza relaxes and spends time with Fluffy, her Persian cat, at her home in Hyderabad. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT photo)

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