Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Elated over Sania Mirza’s Wimbledon win, Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan took to micro-blogging site Twitter to congratulate the tennis ace, who clinched the women’s doubles Grand Slam title with her Swiss partner Martina Hingis.
The film fraternity members were not only overwhelmed by the triumph, but were proud of Sania’s historic moment on Saturday.
Here’s what the stars tweeted after the duo’s victory:
Rishi Kapoor: Congratulations Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis for winning the Ladies doubles at Wimbledon! Way to go!
Shah Rukh Khan: And happiness by @MirzaSania & Hingis. Well done well deserved well played. Love to you.
Abhishek Bachchan: Congratulations Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis for winning at Wimbledon. Sania you continue to make us proud!
R. Madhavan: @MirzaSania CONGRATULATIONSSSSSSSS SO VERY PROUD OF YOU.
Huma Qureshi: First time at #Wimbledon and super proud of @MirzaSania…Thankooo for the privilege of watching u on fire #loveher.
Sonu Sood: @MirzaSania U were born to conquer SUPERWOMAN…Congrats.
Genelia Deshmukh: Congratulations @MirzaSania and Martina Hingis…Soo proud of you Sania…U keep making us so proud…Have to do a mad dinner soon @Riteishd.
Riteish Deshmukh: Happiness, Excitement, Thrill. Pride – Sania you super woman. Congratulations @MirzaSania & @mhingis for winning the Wimbledon.
Sonakshi Sinha: Wooo hooo for @MirzaSania and @mhingis!! What a victory, what an honour!!!
Farhan Akhtar: OUTSTANDING WIN! Wow! Congratulations @MirzaSania @mhingis you both rocked centre court today!
Boman Irani: Bone crunching stuff. Can’t contain my joy! @MirzaSania /Hingis
Rahul Bose: Congratulations @MirzaSania and @mhingis ! Fantastic victory…Sania, you are a real inspiration.
Pulkit Samrat: Proud, Proud, Proud!! Super Proud of @MirzaSania What a win!! Duper congratulations on the big win!! @mhingis #Wimbledon2015
Shekhar Kapur: Both @mhingis and @MirzaSania defy all odds to take the Wimbledon Doubles Crown. What a proud moment for us all.
Vir Das: Congratulations @MirzaSania and keep soaring!
Sajid Khan: Well played! Proud of u sis! Time to celebrate @MirzaSania
Sophie Choudry: Congrats @MirzaSania & @mhingis !! Tku for being such a positive role model for young girls #girlpower #Wimbledon.
Neha Dhupia: Congratulations @MirzaSania @mhingis.. On the big win ! #girlpower #Wimbledon2015.
Punit Malhotra: And @MirzaSania does it yet again. Many congratulations
Gauahar Khan: @MirzaSania u had d smile of a child lifting tat Wimbledon trophy…so proud of ur achievements… Blessings always.
Shirish Kunder: Congratulations @MirzaSania! More power to you!
Salim Merchant: @MirzaSania makes INDIA proud by winning the Wimbledon doubles with @mhingis.
Anubhav Sinha: Meanwhile Indian Ladies keep making us proud again and again and again. Go @MirzaSania !!!
Saqib Saleem: What an electric final!! Sorry for the bad pic but hum jeeeeeet Gaye!!!!! #saniamirza #martinahingis https://instagram.com/p/5AnXLqtCQ1/