Riteish Deshmukh, Farah Khan hails Sania Mirza's world ranking

Tennis star Sania Mirza grabbed the fifth rank in the world in women's double category. Her friends from the Hindi film fraternity wished more milestones for the tennis player.

IANS| Last Updated: Jan 19, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
Riteish Deshmukh, Farah Khan hails Sania Mirza's world ranking

Mumbai: Tennis star Sania Mirza grabbed the fifth rank in the world in women's double category. Her friends from the Hindi film fraternity wished more milestones for the tennis player.

Filmmaker Farah Khan, who is one of the few female directors who has broken the myth that a woman can't helm masala movies with hits like ‘Main Hoon Naa’, ‘Om Shanti Om’ and ‘Happy New Year’, wished Sania in a filmy way.

"@MirzaSania: Number 5 in the world career best 'picture abhi baaki hain meri dost!'," she tweeted.

Actor Riteish Deshmukh also took to the micro-blogging site to wish his friend.

"Proud of u my friend @MirzaSania monster congratulations- world no. 5," he posted.

Sania, who is also the first Indian to break into the World Tennis Association's top 50 rankings, is UN Women's goodwill ambassador for South Asia.