World congratulates Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis on their Wimbledon glory


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.

Roger Federer, who faces Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon men’s singles final on Sunday described it an epic final.

He said,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated her from his personal twitter account.

President Pranab Mukherjee too tweeted saying that Sania’s victory would inspire the ‘youth of India.’

However, one of the first people to congratulate Sania on her magnificent performance was the bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.  His tweet read;


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.

BJP’s Pankaja Munde, who is also a minister in Maharashtra cabinet, said;

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said that Sania had made India proud.

Sania winning the women doubles grand slam at Wimbledon comes after she won the juniors title here 12 years ago.