We here at TennisInsideOut.com thought we’d try a little tennis/movie mash-up for you. We’ve taken real film titles and applied them to players and memorable moments in tennis, in a way that we hope will earn us some laughs. If you like, we’ll do more. You know, if we feel like it. Let us know what you think!
We’ll start with that miniseries…
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut in:
The guys discuss their Hall of Fame-worthy performances here.
Then there’s that adventure/comedy…
Starring Angelique Kerber and Caroline Wozniacki:
You can see the full video of their Indian Wells performance on YouTube.
Next, we all felt the chills when we watched…
Rafael Nadal in:
Watch Rafa and costar Novak Djokovic’s dramatic French Open 2013 performances here.
Nadal also appeared in:
While his Uncle Toni had a featured (though dimly lit) role in:
We can’t ignore the physical comedy category, and we adore this timeless gem:
Marcos Baghdatis, chewing scenery in:
You can watch the full scene, including a cameo by future AO champ Stan Wawrinka, here on YouTube.
Looking for something even livelier from the ladies?
Watch as Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova duke it out in:
You know you love your sappy tearjerkers, so we have to turn to the master:
Juan Martin del Potro, starring in…
And finally, The Oscar goes to:
The ATP Top 8, starring in:
Got any fave tennis movie titles of your own? Do share, so we can steal them…erm, possibly feature them in another post!