Tired of Indian Ire, Sania Mirza To Skip Home Open

India’s tennis-playing bombshell Sania Mirza can’t deal with the so-called controversies anymore, so she’s skipping out on a tournament in her home country.

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The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports that the Indian tennis star won’t play in next month’s $600,000 Bangalore Open. She explains, “Every time I play in India there is a problem. Considering all that, I thought it would be better not to play in Bangalore.”

Conservative nutjobs elements have complained about her lifestyle, whether it’s her choice of on-court clothing (short skirts and sleveless shirts), or filming a commercial too close to a well-known mosque. But the worst of it was last month, as Indian nationalists flew into a fury over a certain photo of Mirza.

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