Modi congratulates Paes, Hingis on Wimbledon win

Modi congratulates Paes, Hingis on Wimbledon win
Leander Paes of India, left, and Martina Hingis of Switzerland hold up the trophies after winning the mixed doubles final against Alexander Peya of Austria and Timea Babos of Hungary at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday July 12, 2015.

Dushanbe/New Delhi - Paes and Hingis beat Austrian Alexander Peya and Hungary's Timea Babos 6-1, 6-1.



By IANS

Published: Mon 13 Jul 2015, 9:31 AM

Last updated: Mon 13 Jul 2015, 11:40 AM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated ace Indian tennis player Leander Paes and top Swiss player Martina Hingis on winning the Wimbledon mixed doubles title.
Modi, who is in the Tajikistan capital, said in a message: "More good news from Wimbledon. Congrats again Martina Hingis. Leander your accomplishments are truly inspiring and they make us very proud."
Paes and Hingis beat Austrian Alexander Peya and Hungary's Timea Babos 6-1, 6-1.
In a tweet, the prime minister also congratulated Sumit Nagal, 17, for winning the boys doubles at Wimbledon. "It was very heartening to see Sumit Nagal win at @Wimbledon. Congrats & best wishes to this young sportsman. @nagalsumit," Modi tweeted.


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