Sania Mirza thanks fans for their support

Newly crowned US Open mixed doubles champion Sania Mirza thanked her fans and supporters after winning her third Grand Slam title.

Sania Mirza thanks fans for their support

New Delhi: Newly crowned US Open mixed doubles champion Sania Mirza thanked her fans and supporters after winning her third Grand Slam title.

Sania, with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares, defeated American-Mexican pairing of Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez 6-1, 2-6, 11-9 to win the title in New York Friday.

"Champions of US open with @BrunoSoares82 thank u all sooo sooo much for the support and love. US open champions with @brunosoares82," tweeted Sania, attaching a photograph of the top seeds lifting and kissing the trophy at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Her tweets got multiple 'favourites', 'retweets' and 'replies'.

The Indian tennis star had also won the 2009 Australian Open and 2012 French Open mixed doubles titles with Mahesh Bhupathi.

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