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Ankita Raina, Sumit Nagal suffer first-round exits

The 21-year-old Nagal had pipped Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-4 7-5 final qualifying round for Hamburg Open.

WATCH: American tennis player Alison Riske dedicates Bollywood dance number to Indian followers

The wedding was held in Pittsburgh but the highlight of the event was the tennis star and her sister Sarah dancing on a Bollywood number.

Sumit Nagal to play maiden ATP 500 event, qualifies for Hamburg Open

Nagal has enjoyed success in the last few weeks in the Challenger circuit, where he made five semifinals in seven tournaments. He eveb recorded the biggest win of his career when he beat world number 56 Martin Klizan at Bratislava Open last month.

Leander Paes and Marcus Daniell out of Hall of Fame Open

Leander Paes and his Kiwi teammate seeded third, lost 6-3 6-7(8) 9-11 to the unseeded combo of Marcel Granollers and Sergiy Stakhovsky.

Sumit Nagal one win away from Hamburg Open main draw

Nagal, who is on the cusp of breaking into top-200 for the first time in his career, beat the world number 138, Sebastian Ofner 7-5 6-2 in his first round of the clay court event.

Leander Paes and Marcus Daniell in semifinals of Hall of Fame Open

Paes, who made his Hall of Fame Open debut way back in 1995, is now the oldest ATP Tour semi-finalist since John McEnroe (47) at 2006 San Jose.

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li Na

China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments.

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep enjoys Romania’s adulation

Simona Halep, 27, became the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title after stunning seven-times champion Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the 56-minute match final on Saturday.

Rohan Bopanna feels he has no security concerns about playing Davis Cup in Pakistan

No Indian Davis Cup squad has travelled to Pakistan since March 1964 and Bopanna will be in the Indian team which will compete in Islamabad in September for the Asia/Oceania Group I tie.

Wimbledon 2019: Lack of love fuels Novak Djokovic desire to be top dog

Sunday's triumph, in which he saved two match points and soaked up 94 winners off the Federer racket before clawing his way over the line in the longest Wimbledon singles final, confirmed Djokovic as the ultimate tennis anti-hero.

Wimbledon 2019, tactics in final: Body serves, backhand and percentage tennis

The tight five-setter, which was the first time a match tie-breaker was needed to decide a singles match in Wimbledon history, there were a lot of tactics that combined to bring out the result.

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic lifts fifth title after beating Roger Federer in longest ever final

Novak Djokovic battled with the eight-time-Wimbledon-winner for five sets winning his fifth Wimbledon title, and his 16th Grand Slam in Centre Court on Sunday.