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Bollywood stars celebrate Sania Mirza's Wimbledon victory

July 12, 2015 18:05 IST

Sania Mirza

 

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis lifted the Wimbledon women's doubles trophy in London on Saturday.

PM Modi leads the applause for Sania Mirza

Sania seals historic Wimbledon crown with Hingis

Congratulate Sania on winning Wimbledon doubles title

Sania, the first India to clinch the title, and Hingis were seeded top but were pushed to the brink by second-seeded Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina before prevailing 5-7, 7-6(4), 7-5 in a thrilling final on Saturday.

Bollywood fraternity is celebrating Sania Mirza's Wimbledon win as the celebs have flooded Twitter with their wishes.

Shah Rukh Khan

Sania Mirza and Shah Rukh Khan. Photograph: Sania Mirza/Twitter

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted, "And happiness by Sania Mirza and Hingis. Well done well deserved, well played. Love to you."

Congratulating the 28-year-old tennis star, Tisca Chopra tweeted, "Attagirl Sania… So proud of you Sania Mirza for winning at the Wimbledon."

Actor Rishi Kapoor tweeted, "Congratulations Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis for winning the Ladies doubles at Wimbledon! Way to go!"

Several other celebs like Chetan Bhagat, Anupam Kher, Arjun Kapoor, Harbhajan Shingh and Huma Qureshi also tweeted to wish the champion.

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