This will be Spaniard Feliciano Lopez's first visit to the USD 450,000 Chennai Open tournament, India and South Asia's only ATP World Tour tennis event which draws many of the world's leading tennis stars.
Ukrainian teenager Elina Svitolina toppled third-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova 6-2, 7-6, who won her second Wimbledon title this year. Eugenie Bouchard went down to Russian veteran Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
Petra Kvitova's highest WTA ranking was No. 2 in October 2011, the year she won her first Wimbledon title.
The 27-year-old Novak Djokovic replaced Rafael Nadal as the world's top player following his five-set triumph over Roger Federer in Sunday's final at the All England Club.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer, as well as his own doubts and demons, 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 in a rollercoaster Wimbledon final Sunday to add to his 2011 All England Club title and take his majors tally to seven.
Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black could not go deep in the just concluded Wimbledon championships, but a second round appearance fetched her crucial 130 ranking points, enough to push her in the top-5.
Australian Samantha Stosur, who won the U.S. Open women's singles in 2011, won a Grand Slam mixed doubles title for the third time, including with Bob Bryan at Wimbledon in 2008.
Roger Federer fell agonisingly short of a record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday as the Swiss star was beaten 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) 5-7, 6-4 by Novak Djokovic in one of the great All England Club finals. The 32-year-old's defeat left him with his 2012 Wimbledon triumph as his only Grand Slam crown in his last 18 attempts.
Had Roger Federer won Wimbledon 2014, with his 33rd birthday a month away, he would have become the oldest Wimbledon champion of the Open era.
The 2014 Wimbledon title is the seventh Grand Slam men's singles title in Novak Djokovic's career, tying John McEnroe and Mats Wilander in eighth place on the career list.
Faced with a majestic Roger Federer fightback, Novaj Djokovic hit back in typically tenacious fashion to snatch his second Wimbledon trophy, although even he conceded it was hard to picture him winning after the Swiss great took that fourth set.
In an intense five-set finale, Novak Djokovic won 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 in an intense battle with seven-time champion Roger Federer.
Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 in an engrossing final to win the Wimbledon for the second time.
As Roger Federer gets set to battle Novak Djokovic for the Wimbledon crown, their coaches - Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker respectively - will also renew their epic rivalry from yesteryears.
The second-seeded Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci beat 14th-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary and Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-1, 6-3 in the final.
The 21-year-old Jack Sock became the third-youngest player to win both a Grand Slam men's doubles title and a Grand Slam mixed doubles championship in the Open era, adding to the mixed title he won with American Melanie Oudin at the U.S. Open in 2011.
Veterans Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic had to battle their way past challenges from younger opponents to set up a title clash in Wimbledon 2014.