Tennis-ATP, WTA team up with Netflix for a documentary series

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Netflix and the production company behind its popular Formula 1 series “Drive to Survive” will document this season’s ATP and WTA tours as well as all four Grand Slams, online streaming platform https: //about.netflix.com/en/news/netflix-to-serve-up-documentary-series-following-mens-and-womens-pro-tennis in a statement Friday. Filming is already underway at the Australian Open, the statement said, but the release date and title of the documentary are yet to be confirmed.

“The series will also be the first sports program of its kind to provide an equal platform for male and female competitors in the sport, in keeping with the equal stage they share throughout the year,” Netflix said. Earlier this week, Netflix announced https://about.netflix.com/en/news/netflix-tees-up-documentary-series-set-inside-the-pga-tour-and-golfs-major that they would team up with the PGA Tour and major golf championships to produce a series documenting the 2022 season.

Collin Morikawa, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Sergio Garcia are among a number of high profile golfers who have signed on to appear in the documentary. Both series are produced by Box to Box Films, whose “Drive to Survive” series is credited with boosting the popularity of Formula 1 around the world.

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