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Girl power! Virat Kohli congratulates Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis

Virat Kohli joined Master Blaster in congratulating Sania Mirza after she became the first Indian woman to win a Grand Slam.

By: Express Web Desk |
July 12, 2015 7:00:36 pm
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After Sachin Tendulkar, India Test captain Virat Kohli congratulated Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis, who won the Wimbledon 2015 women’s doubles final on Saturday.

The Indo-Swiss pair defeated Russians Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7 7-6 (4) 7-5 in a thrilling final at the Centre Court.

Soon after the win, micro-blogging site Twitter was flooded with congratulatory messages with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee leading from the front.

With this win, Sania Mirza has now become the first Indian woman to win a Grand Slam in the women’s doubles category.

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