Sania Mirza Interview After Marriage: Says For Her it Was Love at 3rd Sight

For Sania-Shoaib, it was love at 'third' sight

Falling in love at first sight in not new, but ever heard of falling in love in the third one? Well, that's the case as far as the newly married cross-border sports couple Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik are concerned.

Appearing before the media for the first time since their controversial wedding, Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik disclosed that their love for each other was of a different kind.

In her first interview with CNN post marriage a visibly happy and vibrant Sania said she had met Malik for the first time in 2004, but the meeting lasted for only two minutes at a restaurant in Hobart.

The very next day Shoaib along with former fast bowler Waqar Younis came to watch her match where she found the 'all-rounder' Malik 'very simple' and 'attractive.'

But when did they decide to take the marital vows? It was after Mirza's engagement with childhood friend Sohrab Mirza crashed, said the giggling tennis ace, and also made it clear that Shoaib did not propose to her. "It was decided from both sides," Sania said.

Sania said now that they are married, she wants to forget all the hullabaloo surrounding her wedding lead a happy life.

Responding to a question, she made it clear she would continue supporting her homeland in future India-Pakistan encounter on the cricket field, but was quick to add that she would want her hubby to hit a century.

While Sania did much of the talking, Shoaib, though unwanting, responded to some questions. Replying to a question, Shoaib clarified that Sania would play 'only' for India and she would have the good wishes of Pakistan.

I was marrying a person, not a Pakistani: Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza also said "I was marrying a person, not a Pakistani, people try to make it political but we were very clear that we were two individuals who were getting married just like normal people."

Sania and Shoaib are the first major Indo-Pak celeb couple to tie the knot setting in motion a hue and cry from both the countries. "Everyone had an opinion, everyone wanted to have a say, but the most important thing is that now we are relieved as we are married." she said.

The newly- weds are planning to live in Dubai, away from the subcontinent in a probable attempt to be away from media scrutiny.

Sania might have tied the knot but tennis continues to be her focus. "My immediate goal is to play in Commonwealth games in India. I have played in Asian games before but this time it's in India so it'll be more special for me, I am more excited about it, I'm also going to play in Wimbledon, " she added.

When asked about the change in her life post-marriage, the tennis star says that she's clear about the fact that marriage is not going to change anything for her. "I never thought I would get married so soon." she added.

Video of Sania - Shoaib Interview After Their Marriage to CNN-IBN News Channel

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