Lavishing praise on Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal for climbing to number one in world rankings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday also offered words of support to the country's cricketers, who were heavily criticised after their World Cup ouster last month.
Sania Mirza added another feather in her decorated cap by scaling the ranking peak in the doubles but the Indian star says there is never enough and she wants to win more Grand Slam titles before hanging her racquet.
All the good things are happening with the tennis queen Sania Mirza. After becoming new world number one in women's doubles ranking, the Indian star is said to expecting soon. And giving enough hint to the arrival of an eminent member in her life is none other than her husband, Shoaib Malik.
Off to a poor start in the Indian Premier League with three defeats on the trot, former champions Mumbai Indians are a bit low in confidence, conceded team captain Rohit Sharma and head coach Ricky Ponting here Wednesday.
Back in the country after a third successive WTA title triumph which catapulted her to the top of world doubles rankings, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza hopes that her feat would inspire youngsters to take up the sport as a career.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson on Tuesday backed multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt to defend his titles in 100m and 200m events at the World Championship, to be held in Beijing from August 22 to 30.
There has been many cherished moments in her eventful tennis journey during the last decade but the enormity of becoming World No 1 is such that Sania Mirza has been left with a "surreal feeling" even though she had always dreamt of achieving this feat.
India tennis ace Sania Mirza became the World No. 1 in women's doubles rankings. Sania her Swiss partner Martina Hingis. They have become the supreme force in women's tennis after bagging the Family Circle Cup.