PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
The movie cast professional, but little known tennis players to play against the stars. In the directors commentary, Richard Loncraine shared that he met an up-and-coming female tennis player but rejected her as she looked too similar to Kirsten Dunst. She was Maria Sharapova, before she went ... ...
We all start off in life with a dream, don't we? For a tennis player, it's being in the final of a Grand Slam, Centre Court, a high lob... a smash. Game, set and match. You're a champion. You're number one. But for most tennis players, that's all it...
When Peter plays on Court 3, the commentator mentions that it is known as the 'graveyard court'. Court 2 is actually the court called the 'graveyard court'.
Dedicated to Mark McCormack 1930-2003
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