New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee currently congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for apropos a initial Indian to win a Wimbledon women’s doubles pretension with her Swiss partner Martina Hingis.
“Well played Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza. You played wonderful tennis and purebred a illusory win during Wimbledon. We are unapproachable and really happy,” a Prime Minister pronounced in a statement.
The President, on a other hand, tweeted his appreciation for a duo.
Hearty congratulations @MirzaSania @mhingis on winning women’s doubles in Wimbledon, @MirzaSania’s feat will enthuse girl of India
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) Jul 12, 2015
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also congratulated the Indo-Swiss pair.
Many congratulations to @MirzaSania for winning a @Wimbledon doubles title. An impossibly good played match. pic.twitter.com/zSCMKhWOOz
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) Jul 11, 2015
Twelve years after branch Pro, 28-year-old Sania laid hands on her initial women’s doubles Major pretension when she and Hingis battled past a second seeded Russian group of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7 7-6 (4) 7-5 in a thrilling final in London.
The prize combined to a list of firsts that Sania has against her name. She had turn India’s initial lady actor to win a Grand Slam when she won a Australian Open with compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi in 2009.
She after combined a French Open (2012 with Bhupathi) and US Open (2014 with Bruno Soares) to her churned doubles collection.