Hyderabad, April 13: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza on becoming first Indian woman to claim the world number one position in the doubles ranking.
The chief minister, in a statement here on Monday, said that Sania will be inspirational to the youngsters of our country.
Sania Mirza was elevated to the number one spot in the women's doubles rankings, according to the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) list released on Monday.
Sania leapfrogged to the top spot after winning her third consecutive WTA title - Family Circle Cup - with new partner Martina Hingis on Sunday.
The Hyderabadi player is the brand ambassador of Telangana.