The gender stereotypes are breaking now, Indian Female athletes are shinning like stars. Sports is one of the favorites for all Indians and all the Female athletes are participating with full enthusiasm, Rio 2016 Olympics is a better example for this.

Let us get to Know about 5 best Female Athletes from India now.

Know about 5 best Female Athletes from India:

Female Athletes have started enjoying the privilege of availing equal opportunity in sports as like men but naturally there are many struggles that they have to overcome in order to win, than the men athlete for whom it is much more easier.

1. Sania Mirza:sania-mirza

The world famous Indian tennis player Sania Mirza no need an introduction at all. This limelight tennis star is followed by millions of people round the world. WTA doubles number one ranking is solely owned by Sania Mirza. Teaming up with Barbora Strycova, she has set this record in Cincinnati final. Even in her singles, she has made notable records too but an unexpected wrist injury forced her to get into doubles and give up singles.

2. Saina Nehwal:

India's Saina Nehwal poses with her gold medal after winning the women's singles badminton finals at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON)

A professional badminton player, Saina Nehwal is the first women in India’s sporting history to reach the World No 1 rank in Badminton. Do you know that Nehwal has achieved a brown belt in Karate? In this male dominated world, only few women shine in sports and Saina is an example for that. Being Cricket as the most following sport in India,  it is difficult to attract the people’s attention towards any other sport but Saina has achieved it.

3. Saba Anjum Karim:arunima_090214031306

Being one of the neglected sport in India, Saba Anjum made everybody turn towards Hockey. Awarded with padma Shri and Arjuna award, Saba Anjum was the member of the gold-winning 2010 Commonwealth Games team.This Chhattisgarh Hockey star represented India in 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games,  2002 Asian Games, 2004 Asia Cup and the 2001 Junior World Cup.

4. Mithali Raj:harampreet_kaur

Born in 1982, Mithali Raj is a famous cricket player of India. An interesting fact is that she is the first woman from India and Asia to score a double hundred in Tests. Mithali has played both Test and One Day International cricket for India’s women’s cricket team. Apart from Cricket, she is a voracious reader of history, biographies and crime. She has achieved a highest score of in Women’s Tests – 214 against England, 2002  and grabs a nick name as “Tendulkar of Indian women’s cricket”.

5. P V Sindhu:pvsindhul4

RIO Olympics 2016 Silver medalist P V Sindhu received highest recognition and grand welcome in India. Though she has made many notable victories, her stupendous performance in Rio Olympics have made her popular and have gained a grand welcome when she landed in Indian Airport. Coached by Pullela Gopichand, P V Sindhu got her first limelight status from 5th Servo All India ranking championship for under-10 category. This super speed shuttler started playing badminton at the age of eight and didn’t take much time to establish herself as a promising player.