Sania Mirza gets candid on Masaba Gupta's podcast 'How I Masaba'

written by Ritika Nath | December 30, 2022 05:44pm

Masaba Gupta, an icon and multi-hyphenate businesswoman, talks deep and real issues with some of the greatest women in history in her first podcast, "How I Masaba," created by Luminary.

Sania Mirza, a passionate and outspoken athlete who is considered a living legend, is the center of the first episode of a fun business-meets-life podcast. Masaba honestly discusses Sania's impending ascent to stardom as the world's golden girl with Sania Mirza in this interview. discussing retirement in public.

In her typical "no-nonsense" approach, Sania, the podcast's first guest, dropped a number of bombshells.

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"To stop competing, stop walking down the middle of the court while the crowd claps for you... It's a huge decision. She admitted, "I've had help and therapy.

Sania discussed her famous tennis match with Serena Williams when she was only 18 years old on the episode. We watched Serena, Venus (tennis player Venus Williams), these great champions, she said, giving an intriguing insight. As Indians, we never imagined that we could ever compete with them. Then all of a sudden, an 18-year-old girl entered the match and began to compete against these champions.

She continued, "The loss made me who I was," indicating that even though she didn't come out on top, she felt that the competition had been a turning point in her life. My life's destiny  totally changed by all of this.

"Can't bear to be away from my son for 25–30 weeks a year. I am currently 36 years old. I've undergone numerous operations" concluded Sania Mirza.

Masaba also discussed her dreams of becoming a tennis player during this episode. Being the daughter of a great sports figure—retired cricketer Viv Richards—she referred to herself as "a failed tennis player" and spoke about mental toughness and the anxiety associated with being regarded as a sportsperson.

'How I Masaba' is a podcast which is full of difficult lessons, enlightening moments, and just-awkward-is-funny moments.-is-funny moments.

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