Bengaluru, April 12: Sania Mirza today created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles, following title win at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina Hingis at Charleston, USA.
The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair skittled Casey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak 6-0 6-4 in just 57 minutes in the final of the WTA Family Circle Cup.
Tennis fans from all over the world congratulated the Indian tennis sensation for achieving the historic feat. This is how the twitter world heaped praises on Sania's achievement.
Braving all our taunts, jibes, jokes, Sania Mirza has gone ahead and become No. 1 in World Doubles. Well done.— Diptakirti Chaudhuri (@diptakirti) April 12, 2015
Sania Mirza is the new number 1 ranked women's doubles Tennis player in the world... Great going girl! Proud of you!— Kapilan B (@bkapilan) April 12, 2015
Another very proud moment for Indian sports, Sania Mirza becomes world no.1 in tennis doubles. Well done Sania! Congrats to @mhingis as well— Mohit Sharma (@Mohit1493) April 12, 2015
Sania Mirza crowned #1 in tennis doubles...Hey @MirzaSania we are proud of you...Indian girls are rocking in sports from badminton to tennis— Nitin Gupta (@GuptaNitin79) April 12, 2015
Congrats Sania Mirza for being no.1...this is turning out to be a great year for Indian Sport.— Medha Chatterjee (@moldyshorts16) April 12, 2015
Sania Mirza has become World's NO:1 Player in Mixed doubles, Tennis. #SaniaMirza— Sharath SuriyA SFC (@StephenSharath) April 12, 2015
Well done Sania mirza Again made all of us proudWorld's no 1 in double tennis— Jagdeep Singh Sapra (@jagdeepsapra28) April 12, 2015
Congratulations Sania Mirza for being the World no.1 for the tennis doubles WTA rankings !!! Always my fav and good days for #IndiaSports— ◕‿◕ (@KumudVerma) April 12, 2015
Sania Mirza is the first Indian woman to rank no.1 in world tennis (doubles). Again proud moment for India after Saina Nehwal's top spot.— Nikhil Gupta (@DuplicateNikhil) April 12, 2015