Sania Mirza becomes first Indian female tennis player ranked World No.1 in Womenís Doubles
Posted on: 2015-04-14 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
[caption id="attachment_1586" align="aligncenter" width="259"] Sania Mirza[/caption] Sania Mirza on 12 April 2015 created history by becoming the first Indian female tennis player to achieve the world number one rank in doubles category. She achieved this feat after winning WTA Family Circle Cup along with her Swedish partner Martina Hingis. Earlier, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were only Indians who had achieved the top rank in Menís Doubles after they had dominated menís doubles circuit in the late 1990s. It should be noted that Sania Mirza is also first Indian female tennis player to win Grand Slam tournaments. Note: For more updates on topics asked in CLAT, keep visiting CLAT Gurukul which is a knowledge sharing initiative of The Knowledge Tree, Patna's premier coaching institute for CLAT and for other law entrance exams like AILET, SET, LSAT etc.