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Sania Mirza on top of the world

4/13/2015 3:58:19 PM

Mumbai: Indian woman tennis star Sania Mirza elevated to the top of the WTA doubles ranking. Sania in Women's Tennis Association (WTA) list released on Monday has 7,660 points to claim the summit spot, closely followed by Italian doubles pair of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, both with 7,640 points.

Sania, after teaming up with Swiss great Martina Hingis has not lost a single match and claimed the Family Circle Cup title that culminated in her becoming world number one.  Martina Hingis occupied the fourth spot with 6,465 points. 

The tennis star also posted a picture of the rankings on Twitter saying 'On top of the world' on Monday.

The 28-year-old won her third successive doubles title with Hingis, following triumphs in Indian Wells and Miami, to achieve the top ranking milestone.

"When you start off as a child playing tennis, you dream of being No.1 in the world. It's a dream for every person; very few get there. I feel extremely honoured to be No.1, it's something that I've worked for all my life," Mirza said in a statement on Sunday.


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