Pak PM congratulates Bopanna-Qureshi for win

Updated: 12 June 2011 23:15 IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday congratulated Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Indian Davis Cupper Rohan Bopanna for winning the ATP Gerry Weber Open in Germany.

Islamabad:

Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday congratulated Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Indian Davis Cupper Rohan Bopanna for winning the ATP Gerry Weber Open in Germany.

Bopanna and Qureshi won their first title of the season after defeating Robin Haase and Milos Raonic 7-6 (8) 3-6 11-9 in the final on Sunday.

"In his message of congratulations to both the tennis players, the Prime Minister praised their superb performance and excellent sportsmanship exhibited through out the tournament which brought a glorious laurel for the country," a press release from PM's media office said.

"He said that the whole nation is proud of this tremendous success and wish them a bright future," the statement added.

Topics : Tennis Rohan Bopanna Su-Wei Hsieh Roger Federer Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova Rajeev Ram
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