President Mukherjee congratulates Leander Paes, Sumit Nagal on Wimbledon win

New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated tennis ace Leander Paes for winning the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon with his Swiss partner Martina Hingis, also extending praises to Sumit Nagal for the teenager’s boys doubles trophy at the junior Grand Slam event.

The official twitter account of the Rashtrapati Bhavan shared the President’s message.

“Congratulations @Leander, Sumit Nagal on winning mixed and boys doubles titles in #Wimbledon2015, proud moment for India,” it posted.

Paes and Hingis beat the Austrian-Hungarian pair of Alexander Peya and Timea Babos 6-1, 6-1 at Centre Court at Wimbledon, racing to victory in only 40 minutes. Meanwhile, Nagal and his Vietnamese partner Nam Hoang Ly overcame fourth seeds Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan 7-6(4), 6-4. (ANI)

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