Congratulatory messages continue to pour in for the new Wimbledon women’s double champion Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis after they beat Russia’s second-seeded pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7, 7-6, 7-5 on Saturday.
Sania described this win as very special adding that she was compatible with Hingis even off the court. Soon after her victory, she tweeted.
Allhamdulillah ..first and foremost 🙌 what a day it's been… Wowwww
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) July 12, 2015
Roger Federer, who faces Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon men’s singles final on Sunday described it an epic final.
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 11, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated her from his personal twitter account.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 12, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee too tweeted saying that Sania’s victory would inspire the ‘youth of India.’
— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) July 12, 2015
However, one of the first people to congratulate Sania on her magnificent performance was the bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. His tweet read;
And happiness by @MirzaSania & Hingis. Well done well deserved well played. Love to you.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) July 11, 2015
Seeveral bollywood artists including Farhan Akhtar were present at Wimbledon’s Centre Court during the Women Doubles final.
Soon after Sania’s win, he tweeted.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 11, 2015
BJP’s Pankaja Munde, who is also a minister in Maharashtra cabinet, said;
India’s first Wimbeldon Women’s doubles winner @saniamirza !!! You made all of us proud.. She believed she could so she did…
— PankajaGopinathMunde (@Pankajamunde) July 12, 2015
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said that Sania had made India proud.
Congratulations to Sania Mirza on becoming India’s first Wimbledon women's doubles winner. She has created history & made India proud.
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) July 12, 2015
Sania winning the women doubles grand slam at Wimbledon comes after she won the juniors title here 12 years ago.