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.
At one point, Reese Witherspoon was supposed to play the female lead.
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...
Set in summertime, but when Lizzie and Peter are around London, many trees have leaves that have either changed color or fallen off.
Dedicated to Mark McCormack 1930-2003
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