The recently concluded week has given Indian sports fans countless good memories. Indian tennis players completed a triple haul of doubles trophies at the Wimbledon 2015 championships during the weekend.
Sania Mirza won the women’s doubles crown along with Martina Hingis of Switzerland on Saturday. Hingis also partnered Leander Paes in the mixed doubles category and went on to win the finals in dominating fashion. The most awaited Wimbledon match was the men’s singles finals. In a repeat of last year’s title clash, it was Novak Djokovic who got the better of Roger Federer in a closely fought game. All this and more in this edition of Sports Tweets of the Week.
1. Roger Federer on Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis’ Wimbledon triumph
World no. 2 Roger Federer was a thrilled spectator after watching his Swiss teammate Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza stage a fantastic comeback to win the women’s doubles finals of Wimbledon 2015. Here is what he had to say:
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 11, 2015
2. Martina Hingis after winning the mixed doubles title with Leander Paes
Martina Hingis clinched her second title of Wimbledon 2015 after partnering Leander Paes in the mixed doubles category. In the finals, they defeated Alexander Peya and Timea Babos 6-1 6-1 inside 40 minutes. An elated Martina Hingis chose to express herself through Twitter:
— Martina Hingis (@mhingis) July 13, 2015
3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic congratulates Novak Djokovic
Sweden and Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic congratulated his good friend Novak Djokovic after winning the men’s singles title at Wimbledon. The Serbian world no. 1 defeated Roger Federer in a tough contest to be able to successfully defend his title.
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) July 12, 2015
4. Serena Williams after winning the women’s singles crown at Wimbledon
World no. 1 Serena Williams displayed yet another powerful performance on the Center Court on Saturday as she beat Gabrine Muguruza of Spain in the women’s singles final of Wimbledon 2015. The 33 year-old American tennis star pocketed her 6th Wimbledon title and 21st overall.
This does not happen everyday or every year. I am so happy to hold this memorable trophy for the 6th… https://t.co/oRYuufIHDO
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) July 12, 2015
5. Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Sumit Nagal on winning the boys’ doubles title at Wimbledon
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulated Sumit Nagal on winning the boys’ doubles title at Wimbledon 2015. The little master had some valuable advice for the 17-year old emerging tennis player.
Congratulations Sumit Nagal on the Wimbledon Junior Doubles title. This is just the beginning…. Work hard and follow your dreams
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 13, 2015