Break Point (2023 TV series)
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|Directed by||Martin Webb|
|Theme music composer||Tom Fuller|
|Composer||Edmund Butt / Tom Fuller|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||5 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||43–52 minutes|
|Production company||Box to Box Films|
|Original release||13 January 2023 –|
Break Point is a documentary series produced in a collaboration between Netflix, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), and Women's Tennis Association (WTA) to give a behind-the-scenes look at the players and tournaments of the ATP Tour and WTA Tour.
The first part consisting of five episodes and focusing on the Australian Open, Indian Wells Masters, Madrid Open, and French Open was released on 13 January 2023, while the second part consisting of five episodes and focusing on Wimbledon, Eastbourne International, Queen's Club, U.S. Open, WTA Finals, and ATP Finals will be released in June 2023.
In March 2023, the series was renewed for a second season.
- Félix Auger-Aliassime
- Matteo Berrettini
- Taylor Fritz
- Thanasi Kokkinakis
- Nick Kyrgios
- Casper Ruud
|No.||Title||Original release date|
|1||"The Maverick"||13 January 2023|
|2||"Take the Crown"||13 January 2023|
|3||"California Dreaming"||13 January 2023|
|4||"Great Expectations"||13 January 2023|
|5||"King of Clay"||13 January 2023|
In January 2022, Netflix ordered a documentary series of a behind-the-scenes look at the men’s and women’s professional tennis players throughout the four Grand Slam tournaments. It is produced by Box to Box Films, who produced the Formula One documentary series Formula 1: Drive to Survive, with James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin as executive producers. In December 2022, Netflix announced that the series would be titled Break Point and would feature Félix Auger-Aliassime, Paula Badosa, Matteo Berrettini, Taylor Fritz, Ons Jabeur, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Nick Kyrgios, Casper Ruud, Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari, Sloane Stephens, Iga Świątek, Frances Tiafoe, Ajla Tomljanovic, and Stefanos Tsitsipas. On 7 March 2023, Netflix renewed the series for a second season.
For the first season, the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 79% approval rating with an average rating of 6.3/10 based on 14 reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 74 out of 100 for the season, based on reviews from 6 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
- ^ a b c d Fendrich, Howard (14 December 2022). "'Break Point,' Netflix's 'Drive' for tennis, debuts Jan. 13". Associated Press. Archived from the original on 14 January 2023. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
- ^ a b Morin, Natalie (10 January 2023). "Everything You Need to Know About the Tennis Docuseries 'Break Point'". Tudum. Archived from the original on 14 January 2023. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
- ^ a b White, Peter (7 March 2023). "'Full Swing' & 'Break Point' Sports Docuseries Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 7 March 2023.
- ^ a b c d e f "Break Point – Netflix Tennis Show". ATP Tour. Archived from the original on 14 January 2023. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
- ^ a b c d "Break Point". WTA Tour. Archived from the original on 14 January 2023. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
- ^ Petski, Denise (14 January 2022). "Netflix Orders Tennis Docuseries From 'Formula 1: Drive To Survive' Producer". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 14 January 2023. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
- ^ "Break Point: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 19 January 2023.
- ^ "Break Point: Season 1". Metacritic. Fandom, Inc. Retrieved 19 January 2023.
- Break Point on Netflix
- Break Point at IMDb