Tennis fans who have enjoyed an unprecedented look at life on the ATP Tour and Hologic WTA Tour through the groundbreaking docu-series Breakpoint are in for a double treat after Netflix announced today that it has commissioned series 2 of the show to air in 2024.
Part 1 of Breakpoint premiered in January, with part 2 (episodes 6-10) following in June. Box to Box Films executive producers Paul Martin and James Gay-Rees will continue to helm the show.
Breakpoint follows a select group of top tennis players on and off the court as they compete in the biggest and most grueling tennis events with hopes of becoming champions and even bigger dreams of becoming world No. 1. have seen the twilight of their careers, there is room for a new generation of players to claim the limelight.
Breakpoint gets up close and personal with these top players who are on tour for an entire year, traveling the world for all four Grand Slams and the ATP Tour and Hologic WTA Tour. From injuries and emotional heartbreak to triumphant victories and personal moments off the court, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at the busy lives of these professional tennis players.
“Break Point showcases the passion, perseverance and determination of tennis players at the highest level of competition. The show has provided an incredible look at our sport and we are thrilled to see it return for a second season,” said ATP President Andrea Gaudenzi. “Along with ATP Media, WTA and the four Grand Slams, we are excited to partner with Netflix to build on the success of the show and bring compelling stories to audiences around the world.”
Netflix also announced today that it has commissioned Series 2 of its PGA Tour docu-series Full swingwhich premiered in February.
“These shows quickly appealed to core golf and tennis fans, as well as attracting brand new fans from around the world,” said Brandon Riegg, Vice President, Unscripted and Documentary Series, Netflix. “Like so much of our growing sports slate, the compelling characters, competitive stakes and vibrant storytelling reveal sides of the game never seen before, and we’re excited to follow the unpredictable twists and turns of the coming year.”
ATP players played in the first season of Breakpoint are Felix Auger-Aliassime, Matteo Berrettini, Taylor Fritz, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Nick Kyrgios, Casper Ruud, Frances Tiafoe and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
WTA players include Paula Badosa, Ons Jabeur, Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari, Sloane Stephens, Iga Swiatek and Ajla Tomljanovic.
Breakpoint offers a behind-the-scenes look at life as a professional tennis player, allowing fans to see members of the players’ support teams, from family members such as Berrettini’s grandparents to Kyrgios’ old friend and manager Daniel Horsfall. The show features interviews with members of the tennis community, including Andy Roddick, Maria Sharapova, Paul Annacone and Courtney Nguyen.
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The innovations of Breakpoint And Full swing build on Netflix’s overall success in sports programming, following on from previous projects such as cheer; Last chance you; The last dance; Neymar: the perfect chaos; And Untold. Current and upcoming titles include:
- Season 5 of Formula 1: Drive to survive premiered on February 24, once again taking fans behind the scenes this season to see firsthand how the drivers and teams prepare for the battle for the 2022 FIA Formula 1 World Championship
- QuarterbackNetflix’s first collaboration with the NFL through a new docu-series that will look at each season in a unique way, told through the lens of NFL quarterbacks: 2023 Super Bowl MVP and championship winner Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins and Marcus Mariota
- Self-titled docuseries about global football star David Beckham who moves beyond the gloss of stardom to explore his humble working-class beginnings in East London, and the drive and determination that led him to become one of the most recognizable and scrutinized athletes of all time. become times
- Untitled behind-the-scenes docuseries of the 2022 Tour de France charting the fortunes of 8 of the cycling teams
- Self-titled series at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of all 32 teams in the tournament
- Six nations (working title): an exclusive look behind the scenes of the international rugby tournament