Sunil Gavaskar and Bollywood stars play tennis with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar teamed up with Deepika Padukone and Roger Federer as the International Tennis Premier League (IPTL) version of Indian leg saw Bollywood stars and tennis superstars at the same venue on Monday.

 

 

Bollywood made its strong presence felt in the IPTL with Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Padukone playing an exhibition match with the tennis greats.

Aamir used to play tennis in his younger days. This video shows he is not a novice:

 

 

The crowd, who had come to watch Roger Federer play Novak Djokovic were entertained in the court when Aamir and Federer on one side of the court played a light-hearted game with Sania Mirza and world number one Novak Djokovic.

 

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Gavaskar, who is the co-owner of Indian Aces, was around for all three days, while the other celebrities who turned up were former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin and Lara Dutta, the actress wife of IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi.