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Celebs praise Sania Mirza on Twitter

Celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank.

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Updated: Apr 13, 2015, 01.31 PM IST
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Celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank.
Celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank.
NEW DELHI: A host of sports celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank.

Sania won the WTA Family Circle Cup with Swiss legend Martina Hingis to reach atop the ranking table.

It was Mirza's third successive title win with Hingis and they have not lost as a single match since joining forces in March. They won trophy in Indian Wells, which was their first tournament together and followed that up with win in Miami.

Mahesh Bhupathi, who along with Leander Paes had become the world number in men's tennis in 90s, praised Sania on his Twitter page.



India's cricket Test captain Virat Kohli also took to twitter to appreciate Sania's achievement.


India's President Pranab Mukherjee also wrote in Twitter.
Former national champion Ashutosh Singh wrote,
BJP leader Kiran Bedi wrote,
Farhan Akhtar posted,
Filmmaker Farah Khan tweeted,

Calling Mirza 'the pride of India, Deshmukh wrote,

Actor Arjun Kapoor tweeted,

Shraddha Kapoor congratulated Mirza, saying,

Huma Qureshi, said, Actor R Madhavan posted on twitter,

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