Serena Williams returned to the world's top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up.
Kevin Anderson stands out at 6ft 8ins (2.02m) and on Sunday he'll stand even taller when he becomes the first South African man in 97 years to play in the Wimbledon final.
Serena Williams is so focused on winning an eighth Wimbledon title that she missed baby daughter Olympia's first steps.
Monday's outing was only her eighth match since giving birth and according to the WTA rankings, she is only the 181st best player in the world.
Federer, contesting his 20th consecutive Wimbledon, is bidding to become only the second player to win nine singles titles on the London lawns after Martina Navratilova.
On Monday, five-times Wimbledon champion and last year's runner-up Venus Williams was contesting her first-round match against Johanna Larsson on Court 2.
Andy Murray is fighting to be fit for Wimbledon, but the former champion admits he could still be forced to pull out.
Serena Williams demanded fair treatment from US doping chiefs after the former Wimbledon champion was shocked to be subjected to a series of tests in June.
"I think the biggest challenge will always be mental," Djokovic told British media.
After being treated for neck pain during that match, the 12-times Grand Slam winner cast doubts on his Wimbledon participation following his Roland Garros exit.
Edmund’s ball-striking was superior throughout, the 16th seed hitting 28 winners to De Minaur’s 15, but it was the 23-year-old's cool head that impressed.
Wimbledon, with its hordes of tennis fans arriving from the world over to camp out for days or even weeks to get hold of tickets, has not faced the same problem.
Tennis was mourning the death of former Wimbledon and Olympic doubles champion Ken Flach on Tuesday.
Kyle Edmund is proud to have become Britain's top ranked tennis player but the 23-year-old says he would have preferred to have beaten Andy Murray.
Rafa Nadal will return to this year's Queen's Club Championships in what will be the 10th anniversary of his memorable triumph.
Three-times grand slam champion Andy Murray underwent hip surgery on Monday but is optimistic about his chances of returning in time for Wimbledon
Written off as dead men walking, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal defied time to sweep the Grand Slams in 2017 while the injury curse which dogged their rival.
Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced on Tuesday that she would return to professional tennis in 2018 after more than four years in retirement.
Swiss tennis star Roger Federer won Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for the fourth time in his career after a public vote.
Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand-slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49.