New Delhi: Sania Mirza, who created history by becoming the world number one in tennis doubles on Sunday, was congratulated heartily by PM Narendra Modi.
Apart from Mr. Modi, several of the country’s top sportsmen including superstar cricketer Virat Kohli took to micro-blogging site Twitter to send across their good wishes to Mirza.
An excellent accomplishment @MirzaSania! Congrats on being World Number 1 in doubles.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 12, 2015
Proud and Happy! Congratulations @NSaina for becoming World No.1 in Badminton. It is truly a phenomenal achievement. Rabb rakha 🙂
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) March 28, 2015
First Saina and now @MirzaSania . Indian women conquering the No. 1 spot and making us proud! Congratulations!
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 12, 2015
Congratulations @MirzaSania on creating World History! World No.1 in doubles! You are truly a rockstar.
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) April 12, 2015