PM congratulates Paes-Hingis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  congratulated veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis for winning the US Open mixed doubles title in New York.

Martina Hingis and Leander Paes have forged a great on-court partnership.   -  REUTERS

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Martina Hingis for winning the US Open mixed doubles title in New York.

“Well played again, @Leander & @mhingis. Congrats on a great win. We are all very delighted. @usopen,” Modi said in a tweet.

The fourth seeded Indo-Swiss pair, edged past un-seeded Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 in a tricky final to win their third Major title together this season.