Sania Mirza Dedicates Historic WTA Finals Triumph to "My India"

Sania Mirza returned to her home in Hyderabad and was greeted by hundreds of fans who celebrated her recent triumph in Singapore.

updated: October 28, 2014 08:44 IST
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Sania Mirza and Cara Black pose with their trophy after winning the WTA year-end Championships.


Sania Mirza was received warmly by her fans in Hyderabad after the ace tennis star's historic WTA finals triumph with Cara Black. Sania and Zimbabwean Black beat the Taipei-Chinese pairing of Su-Wei Hsieh and Shuai Peng in straight sets in Singapore on Sunday afternoon and the ace tennis player dedicated her win to India.

This was the last time Sania was playing with Black. It was the perfect way to end the season by winning the prestigious WTA year-end meet in only their maiden appearance. Interestingly, Sania will partner Su-Wei Hsieh from the coming season. (Also read: Narendra Modi congratulates Sania for WTA finals triumph)

"This title is for India, my country," an emotional Sania Mirza told Times of India after her win in Singapore, which has hosted the marquee final WTA event of the year for the first time.

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