Sachin Tendulkar © Getty Images
Sachin Tendulkar is a huge tennis aficionado © Getty Images

London: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has congratulated the trio of Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and young Sumit Nagal for their respective victories at the Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam.

Both Sania and Paes combined with Martina Hingis to bag the women’s doubles and mixed doubles titles respectively, while Nagal entered the history books as only the sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title after winning the boys doubles trophy along with Nam Hoang Ly.

“Congratulations @Leander & @mhingis! Kudos to Leander on another Grand Slam title! You have been a terrific role model for youngsters,” Tendulkar wrote on his twitter handle after Paes clinched his 16th Grand Slam title overall here last night. The batting great wished Sania to keep up the good work and win many more tr