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It's a boy and my girl is doing great: Shoaib Malik announces he & Sania Mirza are parents

File image of Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 30, 2018, 09.31 AM (IST)

Tennis star Sania Mirza and her husband Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik have been blessed with a baby boy. 

Sania delivered the child early Tuesday morning in Hyderabad and both mother and child are said to be doing well. 

Shoaib tweeted: "Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah. Thank you for the wishes and Duas, we are humbled #BabyMirzaMalik."

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Sania Mirza's friend, filmmaker Farah Khan also wished the new parents and took to Instagram to express her excitement. 

Sania married Shoaib in a traditional Hyderabadi Muslim wedding ceremony on April 12, 2010.