For Sania Mirza and this year is proving to be one that will be remembered forever. And for their fans and followers, simply could not be better ideva. After achieving fame in his entire career in tennis with three mixed doubles Grand Slams, in June this year went on to win the trophy at Wimbledon with partner and Swiss Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis. Thats not all. She was also declared world number one this year.
Sania Mirza Wins the Prestigious Khel Ratna Award
And now she has been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna coveted by the Ministry of Sport Union.
Sania beat squash player Dipika Pallikal and discus thrower Vikas Gowda to take home the prestigious award. The Khel Ratna is the highest honor of India given for achievements in the field of sports. Sports Minister Sarbanada Sonowal Sania nominated for the award and the committee chose.