Twitter wishes pour in for Leander Paes after US Open win

first_imgThe President and Prime Minister led in wishing Leander Paes and Martina Hingis on Twitter for their third grand slam victory of this year, after the Indo-Swiss duo clinched the US Open mixed title.The Australian Open and Wimbledon champions came back from 4-1 down in the championship tiebreak to storm to victory with a 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 win over Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey.Hingis and Paes became the first duo to capture three major mixed titles in the same year since Margaret Court and Marty Riessen achieved the feat in 1969.The triumph earned 42-year-old Paes a ninth mixed doubles trophy and 17th grand slam title while Hingis took her overall grand slam tally to 19 (five singles, 10 women’s doubles and four mixed).Well done @Leander @mhingis, hearty congratulations on winning the U.S Open mixed doubles #PresidentMukherjee&; President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) September 12, 2015Well played again, @Leander & @mhingis. Congrats on a great win. We are all very delighted. @usopen&; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 12, 2015T 1992 – Leander Paes and Martina Hingis .. congratulations on US Open victory .. bit my painful tooth out during the tie break !!&; Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 12, 2015Congratulations @Leander and @mhingis on winning the Mixed Doubles at the @usopen&; Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) September 12, 2015Congrats to @mhingis & @Leander for yet another mixed title. Great effort. @usopen&; Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) September 11, 2015Congratulations to @Leander and @mhingis on their victory in @usopen&; Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) September 12, 2015Many congratulations champions @Leander and @mhingis for the US Open victory.?????? Keep shiningadvertisement&; Naveen Jindal (@MPNaveenJindal) September 12, 2015last_img

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