Sania Mirza to retire after 2022 season

Sania Mirza  announced that she will hang up her racquet at the end of 2022 season

The tennis star says her body is “wearing down”

She says the motivation and energy for everyday grind is not the same anymore

She is Winner of six Grand Slam titles, including three mixed doubles trophies

The 35-year-old made the retirement announcement after losing the Australian Open women's doubles first round with partner Nadiia Kichenok

They lost to Slovenia's Tamara Zidansek and Kaja Juvan

"There's a bunch of reasons for it. I do feel my recovery is taking longer and considering my son is three years old, I do feel I am putting him at risk by travelling so much with him.

Unfortunately the pandemic is making us take certain decision for the well-being of ourself and family,"Sania said at press conference