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Netflix is segueing from skilled golf to skilled tennis in a brand new docuseries that follows males’s and ladies’s professional tennis gamers all through 4 Grand Slam tournaments.

The greenlight for the as-yet untitled sequence follows Netflix’s announcement of a PGA Tour golf docuseries, each from Box to Box Films, producer of Formula 1: Drive To Survive.

Netflix has teamed up with the 4 Grand Slam tournaments, the ATP Tour, WTA Tour, and ATP Media starting with the 2022 season on the Australian Open, the place filming is presently underway, and can observe the professional gamers all through the tournaments as they search to win on the game’s largest phases.

The sequence will have a look at life contained in the aggressive sport {of professional} tennis by the angle of the gamers and their groups, in the identical spirit as Formula 1: Drive to Survive and the just lately introduced undertaking that includes golf’s PGA Tour, in response to Netflix.

Through a historic collaboration that may take cameras behind the scenes of the 2 excursions, the Australian Open, Roland-Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open, the sequence will even present an equal platform to the lads’s and ladies’s opponents of the game, in step with the equal stage they share all year long, per Netflix.

“We are excited to continue bolstering our lineup of sports programming with this behind-the-scenes documentary series,” stated Brandon Riegg, Netflix Vice President of Unscripted and Documentary Series. “Tennis is beloved all over the world, with high-stakes tournaments hopping across continents and athletes hailing from countless countries. Through this historic partnership with the four Grand Slam tournaments, the ATP Tour, WTA Tour, and ATP Media, the series will be packed with rare access and rich personal stories that are sure to draw in longtime fans and new audiences alike.”

The 2022 Australian Open has been on the forefront of reports just lately over high seed Novak Djokovic, whose visa was canceled for the second time Friday over his Covid vaccine standing.

The sequence is produced by London-based Box to Box Films, producer behind Netflix’s Formula 1: Drive to Survive, with James Gay Rees and Paul Martin as serving as govt producers.

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