They also said the wedding registration certificate, known as a "nikahnama" was not valid because it had not been signed by witnesses.
Marriage casts a shadow over Sania's career but given the support Shoaib is promising, the Hyderabadi seems set to continue her on-court life as well."I fully understand what it takes to be an international sports person and I will support Sania in her career as long as she wishes to play.
Representing India at the 2012 Olympics is very important for her and I will be the proudest husband if she can win a medal for her country," said Shoaib.
Both seem to be controversy's favourite children with Shoaib, a former captain of the Pakistan team, currently serving a one-year ban for indiscipline on the Australia tour and Sania battling a wrist injury besides warding off queries about just why she ended her engagement with Sohrab.
Sania's career has veered off towards the uncertain after a breakthrough 2005.
Miss Mirza and Mr Malik will now marry in Hyderabad next week before holding a reception in Pakistan and making a new home on neutral territory in Dubai.
The settlement was hailed as "justice" by Miss Siddiqui's family.
But given the massive interest surrounding her new relationship, quote-hungry journalists are unlikely to leave her alone.
May this togetherness bring happiness and friendship between stan and India.
Zayn Malik is apparently dating supermodel and all-round hottie Gigi Hadid.