The tennis great announced his involvement on Late Night with Seth Meyers, noting that Kaling's parents are "big tennis fans." "So all the sudden, I get this call and meet Mindy," McEnroe told Meyers. "She said 'Would you like to be the narrator of this series?' and I said, 'Are you kidding me?'" Never Have I Ever stars Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi, a first-generation Indian-American girl. McEnroe is Devi's late father's idol.