Leading OTT platform Netflix is releasing a tennis documentary titled 'Break Point' on January 13. The documentary series on the sport will be produced by the same producers as the "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" series.
When can you watch Netflix tennis documentary series Break Point?
The series will reportedly comprise 10 episodes, with the first five releasing on Netflix in January 2023 and the next five scheduled to be available in June 2023. The documentary will include behind-the-scenes footage and portray the real-life emotions of the various players expressed during the various tournaments in the first half of the season, from the Australian Open to Roland Garros.
The second half of the series covers the second half of the tennis season and grasscourt tournaments, including Wimbledon. The US Open and the year-end championships, the WTA and ATP Finals are also set to be included.
Who is in Netflix tennis documentary series Break Point?
The series has a star-studded lineup of various ATP, WTA stars and young tennis sensations. The likes of Iga Swiatek, Nick Kyrgios, Felix-Auger Aliassime, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud, Ons Jabeur, Maria Sakkari and many more will appear in the Netflix series, as reported by various media outlets.
In addition to the aforementioned players, former players such as Chris Evert, Maria Sharapova and Martina Navratilova will also make an appearance alongside coaches such as Toni Nadal and Patrick Mouratoglou.
Here is the complete list of ATP and WTA players appearing on Netflix tennis documentary series Break Point:
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Paula Badosa
- Matteo Berrettini
- Taylor Fritz
- Ons Jabeur
- Thanasi Kokkinakis
- Nick Kyrgios
- Casper Ruud
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Maria Sakkari
- Sloane Stephens
- Iga Swiatek
- Frances Tiafoe
- Ajla Tomljanovic
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
Netflix tennis documentary series Break Point will also include interviews from:
- Paul Annacone
- Chris Evert
- Patrick Mouratoglou
- Toni Nadal
- Martina Navratilova
- Andy Roddick
- Maria Sharapova
Netflix tennis documentary series trailer
The trailer for 'Break Point' was released on 5 January 2023 by Netflix, featuring the likes of Nick Kyrgios, Taylor Fritz, Maria Sakkari and others. Iga Swiatek, Andrey Rublev, Frances Tiafoe and a few more players, including the likes of the Big-3 and Serena Williams, were also glimpsed in the 90-second video.
Here is the trailer:
Netflix tennis documentary series Break Point will not feature tennis stars Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal
A joint statement by the WTA and ATP revealed that the veterans will not make an appearance in the series, as "Break Point" will primarily focus on the younger generation. It was also said that viewers would get a glimpse of some of the off-court moments of the featured players.
"As some of tennis’ legends reach the twilight of their careers, this is the chance for a new generation to claim the spotlight. Break Point gets up close and personal with these players over a year, competing across the globe. From career-threatening injuries and emotional heartbreak, to triumphant victories and personal moments off the court, viewers will get a behind the scenes look at the pressure-tested lives of some of the best tennis players in the world," the statement read.