Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her cricketer husband Shoaib Malik. Image Credit: Twitter

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her cricketer husband Shoaib Malik welcomed their first child early on Tuesday.

According to social media posts, the six-time Grand Slam champion has given birth to a baby boy in Hyderabad Deccan, India.

While announcing the auspicious birth of his first child on his Twitter handle, Pakistani cricket star Shoaib Malik said: "Excited and mother and baby are doing well." He also thanked to everyone for wishes and prayers.

The 32-year-old Indian tennis superstar, in the last few months, has shared numerous photographs on social media where she and her family members were seen attending events related to the baby.

Having blessed with blissful moments, Sania Mirza's sister shared her excitement on Instagram, saying: "It's a boy Alhamdulillah."