New Delhi: It is celebrations time for India's tennis queen Sania Mirza who created history by becoming the first female player from the country to win a women's doubles Grand Slam trophy as she clinched the Wimbledon title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis.
Sania and Hingis battled past second seed Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7 7-6(4) 7-5 in a thrilling final.
Sportspersons and Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to laud Sania and Hingis.
— Lisa Raymond (@lisaraymond73) July 11, 2015
Congratulations @MirzaSania! More power to you!
— Shirish Kunder (@ShirishKunder) July 11, 2015
And happiness by @MirzaSania & Hingis. Well done well deserved well played. Love to you.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) July 11, 2015
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) July 11, 2015
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 11, 2015
Woohoooo..superb achievement @MirzaSania super proud..
— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) July 11, 2015
Bone crunching stuff. Can't contain my joy! @MirzaSania /Hingis
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) July 11, 2015