The Prime Minister congratulated Sania for winning the US Open mixed doubles title with her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares.

Sania Mirza too thanked the PM for his support and encouragement. Sania was accompanied by her mother Naseema Mirza.

"Indian tennis player and winner of the 2014 US Open Mixed Doubles Event, Ms Sania Mirza, called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today," a PIB release said.

Modi had also congratulated Sania just after her victory.

After Sania’s win, Narendra Modi had tweeted, "Congratulations to Sania Mirza for the victory in the US Open Mixed Doubles Finals. We are very proud of the achievement."

Sania replied to PM's tweet by saying, "Thank you very much sir...Look forward to meeting you at your convenience in the near future.”

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