Florida takes center stage in Netflix's tennis docuseries 'Break Point'
Jan 17, 2024
The Australian Open isn't the only tennis event captivating our attention right now. Last week, season 2 of Break Point hit the popular streaming service Netflix. If you haven't seen it yet, you're long overdue to binge-watch this much-hyped docuseries for an inside look at the pro tour.
Florida Tennis fans will be excited to see Jessica Pegula at her home in Boca Raton. Aryna Sabalenka is also seen in Boca Raton at the home of her boyfriend, Konstantin Koltsov, a former pro hockey player. The two attend a Florida Panthers hockey game as well. Boca Raton-based Tommy Paul also gets significant screen time.
Meanwhile, Dade City native Jim Courier offers a lot of the commentary and analysis throughout the Netflix series. And Break Point also reflects on Ben Shelton's early collegiate success at the University of Florida before he took off on the pro tour.
Over the course of six fast-paced episodes, Break Point season 2 follows a group of young tennis players competing in grueling Grand Slams (and other tournaments) all over the globe — all with the dream of becoming number one.
So which players appear in Break Point season 2? This new season features players Carlos Alcaraz, Matteo Berrettini, Taylor Fritz, Coco Gauff, Anett Kontaveit, Nick Kyrgios, Daniil Medvedev, Tommy Paul, Jess Pegula, Holger Rune, Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari, Ben Shelton, Frances Tiafoe, Ajla Tomljanović, and Alexander Zverev.
"From emotional heartbreak, to triumphant victories and personal moments off the court, viewers get a behind the scenes look at the pressure-tested lives of some of the best tennis players in the world," according to Netflix.
Season 2 focuses on the world of pro tennis as it goes through a thrilling transition. Some of the game's legends have retired (or look to be considering retirement). Meanwhile, a new generation of tennis hopefuls are on the rise. Break Point captures this unique time in the sport — a changing of the guard.
According to Netflix, "the series highlights the blood, sweat, and smashed rackets that goes into being the best of the best." Indeed. Florida Tennis fans should definitely grab the remote and tune into the second season of this much-loved series.