Sania Mirza remained among the best players of the world but now her childhood dream has come true and its official as well. She tweeted on Monday that she was “on top of the world” after she was officially crowned world no. 1 in the World Tennis Association ranking for women's doubles that was released on Monday.
Wow.. What a day it's been 😃 number 1 in the world.. It just sunk in 😳 💃💪👊— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) April 13, 2015
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles.
"An excellent accomplishment (at) MirzaSania! Congrats on being World Number 1 in doubles," Modi wrote on Twitter page after Mirza won the Family Circle doubles title in Charleston on Sunday partnering Swiss great Martina Hingis.
An excellent accomplishment @MirzaSania! Congrats on being World Number 1 in doubles.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 12, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi also congratulated Sania and applauded her commitment and determination. In her message, Gandhi said Mirza has made the entire nation proud. Not only people from Politics but Saina who is No. 1 badminton player declared recently, legend Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and many other people hailed her on social media and personally.
Sania felt out of this world and tweeted about her feeling. She also said thanks to those who didn’t believed in her abilities.