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PM Congratulates Sania Mirza, Hingis On US Open Win

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| September 14 , 2015 , 12:30 IST
[caption id="attachment_123020" align="aligncenter" width="700"]sania hingis semis Martina Hingis of Switzerland, left, and partner Sania Mirza, of India, celebrate after winning their doubles match during the fourth round of the US Open tennis tournament in New York. (Image: AP)[/caption] Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis on their victory in the women's doubles finals of the US Open. "Congratulations, Ms Sania Mirza and Ms Martina Hingis on the phenomenal victory at the US Open. Your accomplishments make us proud", the prime minister said in a statement issued here. Women's doubles top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated fourth seeded Casey Dellacqua and Yaroslava Shvedova on Sunday to claim the US Open title.