Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik were blessed with their first child — a baby boy — on Tuesday.Malik, Sania’s cricketer husband, took to Twitter to announce the big news.”Excited to announce: It’s 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,” Malik 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 #BabyMirzaMalikShoaib Malik (@realshoaibmalik) October 30, 2018Sania Mirza’s good friend from Bollywood, Farah Khan posted on Instagram to congratulate the celebrity couple.”Finally!! Best news in a long time!! Congratulations @mirzasaniar @realshoaibmalik @anammirzaaa @imranmirza58 n of course the nani n daadi ??god bless our lil angel,” Farah Khan wrote on Instagram.Sania at the ‘Goa Fest 2018’ earlier this year had said that their child would keep surnames of both of them.”Today I will tell you a secret. My husband and I have spoken about it and we have decided that whenever we have a child, the child will have Mirza-Malik as a surname and not just Malik. So that’s where we stand as a family including my husband. He actually wants a daughter,” Sania had said.advertisementGlobal super star Serena Williams had won the 2017 Australian Open when she was few weeks pregnant with her daughter Alexis Olympia and returned to the WTA Tour in March.Former world number one and Belgian star Kim Clijsters had come out of retirement in 2008, one year after giving birth to her daughter.