[tennisbiz] Tennis and movies
I'm doing research for an upcoming Tennis Week article about the
relationship between tennis and the motion picture industries. Match Point and
The Squid and The Whale were each nominated for Academy Awards for
writing. Wimbledon, filmed in part at The All-England Club, played
in theatres during 2004.
All three of these films featured tennis playing characters;
Wimbledon showed cinematic on-court competition choreographed by
Between now and April 30, I would like to hear from professional tennis players,
coaches and instructors who saw these films. Please comment on:
Was the tennis believable?
Could the tennis be improved?
Should there be more or less motion pictures featuring tennis?
Be as specific as possible. All responses may be used in the
article. Thank you.
Received on Mon Mar 13 2006 - 16:38:19 CST