Immediate goal is to be healthy: Sania Mirza

Indian sensation Mirza, who has been away from the game for a couple of months owing to a right knee injury, said that her immediate goal is to be healthy so that she can get back on the court.

“I am not pain-free but I am not in all the time. It’s called a Jumper’s Knee. I have a growth on my knee as well. So, it is something that is a slow process. I need to wait it out and rest it out. For an like this, it has only been three and a half months, it will probably take a couple of months.

I wish I had a timeline on it. My immediate goal is to try and be healthy; to try to get back on the court,” told ANI at an event here.

The 31-year-old also said that post-retirement she would want to contribute to the game of and stay involved.

“Most definitely. I just don’t know in what way. I have my own academy, so that will definitely be one way to stay involved,” she said.

Talking about the future of Indian tennis, said that the country has exceptional talent to look forward to.

“There is who had a couple of good wins at There is who plays at my academy in There is Karman Kaur Thandi and she is really good. These are the girls that you are looking at in the future,” added.

She also wished the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Gold Coast, from April 4 to 15.

“We have done really well at We always come back with a lot of medals and I would like to wish them all the best. I hope that they come back with more than they did last time,” concluded.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 06:40 IST

Source: Google Sports

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