"#PresidentMukherjee congratulates Sania Mirza on winning the US Open Mixed Doubles, says she has done India proud through this achievement," the official Twitter handle of the president said.
Top seeds Sania and Soares defeated American-Mexican pairing of Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez 6-1, 2-6, 11-9 to win the title at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York on Friday. (Also Read: Sania Dedicates US Open Win to Telangana and India)
Sania later replied to the tweet, thanking the president
"@RashtrapatiBhvn thank you so much Sir..," tweeted Sania. (Read: 'Still Proud India')
The Indian tennis star had also won the 2009 Australian Open and 2012 French Open mixed doubles titles with Mahesh Bhupathi.