Indian sports world is dominated by Cricket from many years. In cricket dominated country where Indian men are following cricket, Indian women’s selected other sports as career and brought India’s name in other sports world. Here we have a list of Indian women who are most successful in their sport category and in top rank in world ranking in 2015 and high expectation to get medals in Rio olympics.
Now Saina Mirza is the top name in Indian sports, she is currently holding world ranking 1 in WTA doubles ranking.
This year is one of the most successful year in her career. She becomes the first Indian women who won Wimbledon. She won 10 title this year
- Sydney International (Sydney) with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands
- Indian Wells Masters (Indian Wells) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- Miami Open (Miami) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- Family Circle Cup (Charleston) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- Wimbledon (London) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- US Open (New York) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- Guangzhou International Women’s Open (Guangzhou) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- 8 Wuhan Open (Wuhan) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- China Open (Beijing) with Swiss Martina Hingis
- WTA Finals (Singapore) with Swiss Martina Hingis
And at the end of the year Sania and Martina won WTA TEAM OF THE YEAR award.
Saina Nehwal is now well-known name in Indian sport world and become role model to many young Indian women’s.
This was fantastic year to Saina Nehwal too, this year she reach BWF world ranking 1. She was the first Indian women and player who reached to world rank 1. Currently she is holding BWF rank 2.
Achievement for Saina this year is, she was no1 and runner-up in three event.
- All England badminton
- World Championship badminton
- China Open badminton
Deepika Kumari is the top name in world archery but still not well-known in India. Common wealth games 2010 gold medalist and four times silver medal in five years at the ‘Archery World Cup Final’.
Achievement for Deepika Kumari this year is,
Currently she is at no 9 in world Archery women’s ranking.
- Antalya 2015 Archery World Cup Stage 2 bronze medal
- Mexico City 2015 Archery World Cup Final Silver medal