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Old 10-02-2013, 12:32 AM   #16
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Old 10-02-2013, 12:35 AM   #17
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Oliver Stone would do a great job with Novak's story. His rise from poverty against all odds would make an amazing movie. Then there's the wonderfully supportive family, the cute-as-a-button girlfriend, but most importantly, bringing down the top 2 players in the world when nobody said it could be done. The conclusion is up for grabs at this point, but I suppose we'll know in one years time, after the Davis Cup.
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And, Roger Federer ranks 5th. But any problem cannot be found? is there nothing?  

Because, Djokovic, Murray, and Nadal certainly win Roger?

Even David Ferrer? (Roger 14 - 0 David)

Or, Roger loses even before QF? lol

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Old 10-02-2013, 01:31 AM   #18
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a movie on a guy who struggles on the futures circuit would be much more interesting and would have more drama.
Wasn't there a low-budget film about this?
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The best film to feature any tennis was Strangers on a Train.

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Bridesmaids had tennis in it

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There's no blood and guts like boxing, motor-racing and american football.

The best tennis could do is comedies like Space Jam (basketball) and Happy Gilmore (golf). Would love to see a tennis comedy.

Wimbledon should have been good but they screwed up the details badly. It didn't even appeal to the tennis hard core fans.
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Because I haven't got my Media Production degree yet.
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Because I haven't got my Media Production degree yet.
bring the story of Johnny Groove to the silver screen.
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And, Roger Federer ranks 5th.

But any problem cannot be found?

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Tennis movie??? No need for that, just watch Nadal matches on youtube.


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Wasn't there a low-budget film about this?
Yeah the main character was taught to stand in a funny way while returning serves so his opponent would lose concentration.
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A movie about....

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Make a live feed of the live commentary thread during a Federer loss and record it. Problem solved.
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Make a live feed of the live commentary thread during a Federer loss and record it. Problem solved.

or a close Nadal win where the opponent gives up a lead.
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