Sania Mirza meets Narendra Modi after US Open victory

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after her victory in the US Open mixed doubles last week.

PTI| Updated: Sep 12, 2014, 18:25 PM IST
Sania Mirza meets Narendra Modi after US Open victory

New Delhi: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after her victory in the US Open mixed doubles last week.

Sania met the Prime Minister in a courtesy visit. She was accompanied by her mother Naseema Mirza.

"Indian tennis player and winner of the 2014 US Open Mixed Doubles Event, Ms Sania Mirza, called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today," a PIB release said.

Partnering with Bruno Soares of Brazil, Sania clinched her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title on Friday last.

Modi had also congratulated Sania just after her victory.

On Wednesday, Sania met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in Hyderabad. She is the brand ambassador of the newly-created state.