New Delhi: Indian tennis queen Sania Mirza expressed her delight on Tuesday after being set to be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Sania's name has been approved for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after the sports ministry had earlier recommended to forward her name to the committee.
An elated Sania took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to express her happiness.
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) August 11, 2015
Badminton player Jwala Gutta congratulated Sania on the honour.
@MirzaSania woohhoooo congratulations
— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) August 11, 2015
It is a new feather in the cap for the women's doubles player who is ranked No. 1 in the world alongside partner Martina Hingis.