Sun, Apr 12, 2015, 10:14 PM
It is a proud moment for Telangana state as Hyderabadi ace Tennis player Sania Mirza on Sunday has created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles. With partner Martina Hingis, she won the WTA Family Circle Cup. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair defeated Casey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak 6-0, 6-4 in just 57 minutes. Before Sania, only Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi had achieved the top rank when they dominated men's doubles circuit in the last 90s. Sania is also first female player from the country to win Grand Slam tournaments.