US Open defending champion Novak Djokovic and Madison Keys battled through injuries to gingerly make their way into round 2 of the last grand slam of the year.
India's Saketh Myneni gave a huge scare to the world number 49 Jiri Veseley before limping out of the US Open as leg spasms scuttled an upset in the making.
India's Saketh Myneni defeated Serbia's Pedja Krstin in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0 in the third round of the US Open qualifying to advance to the main draw.
Novak Djokovic's loss to Sam Querrey at the Wimbledon was his first shock exit at a Grand Slam since his loss to Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2015 French Open
Venus Williams called on Wimbledon schedule makers to treat female stars with the same respect as male champions after she was shunted out to unglamourous Court 18 on Thursday.
Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori struggled into the Wimbledon third round Thursday while Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic and Spanish veteran David Ferrer exited as the All England Club played catch-up after a rain-lashed two days.
Novak Djokovic lost only his second match of the season as he fell to Czech Jiri Vesely 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 to exit the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.
A straight sets victory by Czech tennis player Jiri Vesely helped the European side beat India 3-1 in the Davis Cup World Group Playoff.